From May, 2018

Midwife Emergency Skills Training Saving Lives in Tanzania

On the night of September 2, 2017, nurse-midwife Razack Mohammed was alone on duty at the Mwalugulu Dispensary in Kahama District, Tanzania when Gaudensia Peter arrived in labour with undiagnosed twins. After a normal delivery of the first twin, the second baby was presenting in a way that could not be born without help. According…

News from Across Canada

Ontario Promotes Home Birth During the month of March, the AOM ran a campaign to promote midwifery-attended home birth as a birth place option for Ontario families. The campaign used a mix of radio and digital ads to raise awareness and education about home birth, espe-cially for those who may have never considered it before.…

Celebrating Partnership: More and Better Midwives for Rural Tanzania

The More and Better Midwives for Rural Tanzania (MBM-RTz) project officially launched at Bukumbi College, Mwanza, in Fall 2017. Currently in Tanzania there are not enough healthcare workers to meet the needs of the population. Like in Canada, recruiting healthcare workers to rural areas is particularly challenging. The aim of the five-year MBM-RTz project is…

News from NACM

NACM Member Chosen for International Leadership Program Congratulations to NACM member and new registrant Emily Chartrand-Hudson who was one of 300 chosen out of 3000 young leaders from around the world to participate in the Women Deliver Young Leader’s program. The participants were selected for their potential to have a lasting impact on the lives…