Congratulations to Lao from the ICM Asia Pacific Region.

Author:Duff, Elizabeth
Position::News from ICM and partners - Brief article
 
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In April 2009, Karen Guilliland, ICM Board Member for the Asia Pacific region, wrote to UK midwife Della Sherratt who is working in the People's Democratic Republic of Lao for UNFPA and had reported that the Lao Ministry of Health will launch a 2-year mid level midwifery education programme in September 2009:

'The ICM sends its warmest greetings and congratulations to the Lao government on the reestablishment of training for midwives. Beginning with the midlevel midwife is a first but very important step in achieving the end goal of having a midwife in every health delivery point in Lao.

'The ICM knows that a well educated midwife is the most effective workforce in reducing maternal and...

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