Call for new members for ICM research network.

Position::News from ICM and partners - International Confederation of Midwives

The ICM's Research Standing Committee is looking to expand its network of research advisors/peer reviewers. This multi-disciplinary network serves the dual function of facilitating research collaboration among members as well as providing expertise and advice to ICM Head Office and the Research Standing Committee on research issues.

In addition, members of this network will be asked to peer review research abstracts for the next ICM Triennial Conference in Glasgow in 2008. The network currently has over 100 members from 16 countries and would particularly welcome members from resource-poor regions.

The network needs people from a range of disciplines who have at least one of the following:

* PhD or research doctorate

* Experience of peer reviewing research publications

* Track record of research in women's health/maternity care

A contact database of members' research expertise has been published on the ICM website to facilitate networking among members. To see our member's database...

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