Investing in midwives and listening to their voices! A seminar on midwifery & sexual and reproductive health and rights – achievements and challenges in Sweden and globally and how to meet the 2030 Agenda.
The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and The Swedish Association of Midwives are pleased to invite you to celebrate the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife 2020.
A Seminar on Midwifery & Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights – achievements and challenges in Sweden and globally and how to meet the 2030 Agenda. 21st October 2020 at 9.00 – 16.00 – online
Investing in midwives and listening to their voices!
During the day you will hear from midwives in the field, midwifery leaders from Sweden, global partners and agencies such as International Confederation of Midwives (ICM), WHO, and UNFPA.
Webinar: The International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife
Date: Wednesday 21 October, 2020
Time: 09:00 – 16:00 CET
Venue: Webinar via Zoom
More information about the registration, programme and the meeting link.
Sida and The Swedish Association of Midwives are organizing the event to join the global celebration of the work of midwives. This will be done by demonstrating the impact of midwives, highlighting the importance of investing in midwives, mobilizing and uniting midwives in continued advocacy for high quality midwifery care and gender equality.
The seminar will highlight the historical, current and future importance of midwifery for maternal and child health in the work strengthening SRHR globally. This includes the recognition of the crucial role that midwives play in the quest for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and in the advancement of the 2030 Agenda.
Digitalt seminarium med heldagsprogram den 21 oktober 2020.
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