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MIDWIVES-MIGRANTS STATEMENT

We midwives of the European Midwives Association, representing 29 countries, express our profound admiration and deep gratitude to the midwives across Europe. They have given care and support to...

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3rd European Congress on Intrapartum Care: Making Birth Safer ECIC2017

ATTENTION everyone! The call for abstracts and registration is open for 3rd European Congress on Intrapartum Care: Making Birth Safer ECIC2017 taking place in in Stockholm, Sweden 25-27th May,...

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International congresss CARE4 in Antwerp

International congresss CARE4 will be held in Antwerp on 8 and 10 February 2017. More information here.

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Baby Milk Action– IBFAN response

IBFAN response on Baby Milk Action, here is the document.

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European Scientific Working group on Influenza-Science Policy Flu Summit

ESWI Science Policy Flu Summit will be taking place on 28 September in Brussels, Belgium. There will be lectures on newly emerging influenza viruses, current and future antivirals, and the...

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EUA Special Update on Mutual Recognition Agreements

EUA Special Update on Mutual Recognition Agreements which involve regulated professions and which feature in current EU trade negotiations. For more click here:  Special update on mutual...

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European Forum of National Nursing and Midwifery Associations- Annual meeting

European Forum of National Nursing and Midwifery Associations (EFNNMA) invite you and your delegates to attend its 20th Annual meeting that will be held on March 2-3, 2017 in Berlin,...

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Update of ICM Essential Competencies for Basic Midwifery Practice: survey information

Update of ICM Essential Competencies for Basic Midwifery Practice: survey information (pdf document)  

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International education conference 2016 on 2nd and 3rd December 2016 in London

Dear Colleague,   The Royal College of Midwives(RCM) are hosting the European Midwives Association (EMA) fifth international education conference 2016 on 2nd and 3rd December 2016 in...

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Register now to secure the early bird rate for the EMA conference

More information on the 5th EMA education coference in London click here.

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Ema education conference 2016

The Royal College of Midwives and the European Midwives Association (EMA) are hosting the fifth international education conference 2016 on 2nd and 3rd December 2016 in London. More here: EMA...

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Pregnant women and children first!

Call for action by European midwives to refugee crisis. Here is the EMA statement -Pregnant women and children first

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EMA General meeting in Romania 2015

Here are some pictures and Press release from EMA GM 2015.          

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Nordic Congress NJF 2016

WELCOME TO NJF CONGRESS 2016   On behalf of, The Swedish Association of Midwives it is my pleasure to welcome you to Gothenburg and the NJF (Nordiskt...

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European Sociological Association Mid-Term Conference of the Research Network on Sociology of Health & Illness

European Sociological Association Mid-Term Conference of the Research Network on Sociology of Health & Illness will be heald in May, 19-21-2016 by the Faculty of Social Sciences...

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Cochrane review on midwifery-led care

Fresh from the print here is the link to the updated Cochrane review on midwifery-led care. Here is the link to the...

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Protecting breastfeeding

Here is the link to the website: http://www.babymilkaction.org/

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The Birthplace in England

"The Birthplace in England national prospective cohort study: further analyses to enhance policy and service delivery decision-making for planned place of birth" has now published in the HS&DR...

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Updated Position Paper on Alcohol (July 2015)

Here is the latest Position Paper on Acohol related issue. 

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The European Commission has published Implementing Regulation

The European Commission has published the final, adopted version of the Implementing Regulation for the European professional card and alert mechanism.   The Regulation can be...

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WHO Statement on casearean section rates

WHO Statement on Caesarean Section Rates, here is more information: http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/161442/1/WHO_RHR_15.02_eng.pdf?ua=1

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New NICE guideline

New NICE guideline Safe midwifery staffifing for maternity settings

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IResearch4birth

IResearch4birth is unique, timely and innovative in applying newly emerging scientific techniques based on complexity and salutogenic theories to the urgent European and world problem of maternal and...

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20 years of VLOV

Vlaamse Organisatie van Vroedvrouwen (VLOV) celebrated 20 years of exsistens in September 2014.       

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ECIC Conference 2015, Porto

  THE ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS JANUARY 31st, 2015 The 2nd European Congress on Intrapartum Care will be held form 21 to 23 May 2015 in Porto, Portugal. More...

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1st Congress of joint European Neonatal Societies

1st Congress of joint European Neonatal Societies will be held in Budapest on September 16th-20th 2015 More information here: http://www.jens2015.eu/

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Ebola - the United Nations are looking for volunteers midwives

Brief Project Description:            The overarching purpose of the Mano River Midwifery Response is to increase access to essential normal...

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Twin conference 2014, Budapest

3rd World Congress on Twin Pregnancy, which will be held in conjunction with the 15th Congress of the International Society of Twin Studies (ISTS) in the venue of Budapest, Hungary on November...

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Press release Estonia 2014

Here is a press release from GM Tallinn 2014, presentations and few photos from the meeting.

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International Scientific Nursing and Midwifery Congress

4-6 February 2015Antwerp, Belgium The department of Nursing and Midwifery Sciences of the University of Antwerp celebrates the 10th anniversary of its master programme with the first CARE4...

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Homebirth – What Do We Know about It?

Dear friends! This year is the year of the ongoing changes in the Czech obstetrics. At the beginning of the year, the Ministry of Health supported the case for outpatient delivery. Midwives can now...

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Amended Directive On The Recogntition Of Professional Qualifications

Directive 2005/36/EC on the recognition of professional qualifications has now been amended. All the changes are listed in a new Directive 2013/55/EU. I attach a briefing note which gives the detail...

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EMA Conference

4th EMA Education Conference was held in Maastricht, Netherland from 29th-30th November 2013. This is a press release and some presentations (1,2,3,4)

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Conference on birth rights in EU

Dear International Colleagues!Some of you might already know about this event: Birth Rights in the European Union. Mobilizing Change.It is a Unique event where women who brought their need for...

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GM Zagreb 2013

Press relase and a photo of the meeting of Executive board members with  Prim.mr.sc Marijan Cesarik, Deputy Minister of Health.  

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Revision of the directive

More information on this site: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/news/en/pressroom/content/20130612IPR11615/html/Mutual-recognition-of-professional-qualifications-MEPs-strike-deal-with-Council

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The European Perinatal Health Report 2010

The European Perinatal Health Report 2010 has been published. This is the first wave of the report and further data will be released in September 2013. You find the official press release...

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French midwives want their voice to be heard

More information.

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EUA's update on professional qualifications

EUA's latest Update on professional qualifications is attached for your information. It covers relevant events from last autumn up to and including the Report on the proposed amended Directive,...

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MACAT

MACAT (Member Association Capacity Assessment Tool) provides an assessment framework to help an association define essential activities for its own growth and...

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EMA

Amendments of the European Midwives Association and Network of European Midwifery Regulators.

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Publication Midwifery

Midwifery is a monthly publication with an Impact Factor of 1.777 (ranking it 5/99 in Thomson Reuters 2012 Journal Citation reports for ‘nursing’).  The journal publishes articles...

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EMA Activities

Executive board of the EMA had meeting in Brussels on 22nd and 23th February 2013. EMA responses to the Professional Qualifications Directive amendments proposal.EMA is an active member in the EU...

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