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ICM President Bridget Lynch has drawn attention to a prestigious award for a midwife in Bridget's home country of Canada: an Honorary Doctorate has been given to midwife Saraswathi Vedam, Director of the Division of Midwifery at the University of British Columbia (UBC).

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In 1985, Saraswathi Vedam completed an MSc in nurse-midwifery at Yale University and went on to work as a midwife in various settings. A passionate teacher, she has taught midwifery and medical students in universities across North America.

Vedam has been active in setting national and international birth policy, having served as an...

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