Russian League of Midwives conference.

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The Russian League of Midwives, a member of the ICM, held a conference in October 2007, to which a welcome message was sent by Kathy Herschderfer, ICM Secretary General:

'Midwives are part of Russian culture and history. The key is now to reinvest in an autonomous midwifery profession that is a valuable partner in the team of maternal health providers caring for childbearing women. ICM calls upon governments, stakeholders, professionals and all those who care about the health of mothers and newborns to work together to strengthen maternal health services providing skilled and appropriate care to women. It has been said that the health of a nation is reflected in the health of its women. Midwifery therefore contributes to the health of nations.

'This meeting provides the opportunity for midwives and others who care for childbearing women to learn from each other about...

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