Launch of a new journal of midwifery for Africa.

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The African Journal of Midwifery (AJM) is a new quarterly peer-reviewed, evidence-based, journal for midwives and nurses, who want to keep up to date with developments in Africa, in matters relating to midwifery and women's health.

AJM is the first African Journal with a specific focus on maternity matters. It strives to provide a forum for African authors, as well as interested writers from outside the Continent.

The journal publishers promise clinical reviews, written by experts and peer-reviewed by leading authorities in the profession; all the latest research findings and educational articles on areas of importance to African midwives; and a focus in each issue on a key and topical area of clinical practice or research in women's health.

Professionals in the field will debate the current issues in midwifery and women's health in Africa. National perspectives will set out how different countries across the African continent tare for pregnant women, including a look at national initiatives to bring down the number of mother and child deaths during birth.

Research and education are integral to the journal, encouraging...

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