Midwifery alongside SDG
Numbers that show the progress to achieve better care in reproductive health
The Vital Role of Midwifery in Maternal and Newborn Health: A Call for Investment and Support
The role of midwives in providing essential care to pregnant women, mothers, and newborns has become even more critical amidst the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the unprecedented circumstances, midwives have demonstrated unwavering dedication and adaptability in ensuring the well-being of their patients
#life matters #UNFPA #ICM #safedelivery #WHO
Investing in Obstetric Care: Improving Maternal Health Outcomes
The ongoing discussion about the availability of midwives has led experts to conduct a nationwide assessment of the current situation. The outcomes of this 2019's report are still holding true.
#SDG #Germany #staff shortages #inpatient care
Welsh Midwives Join Growing Strike Action in February
Members of the Royal College of Midwives in Wales to strike on Feb 7th over a decade of pay freezes. Joining other groups of NHS staff, such as physiotherapists and ambulance workers, who have also planned strikes for the same day
#United Kingdom #Strikes #staff shortages #healthcare
Germany Wolfsburg - Too few midwives for the delivery room
Around the clock, there are only two midwives on duty in Wolfsburg's maternity clinic. This is hardly enough to meet the needs of all patients. In November 2021, the delivery room was closed for eight hours due to this lack of staff.
#pressure on midwives #increasing workload #Germany #staff shortages