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Articles from International Midwifery (December 1, 2006)

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'The evidence is strongly in favour of midwives as the main providers'--says The Lancet; The Lancet has published a landmark series of articles on 'Maternal Survival' that show strong support for expanding midwifery: Elizabeth Duff reports from the launch. Duff, Elizabeth 844
Advocating for the right to contraception. 101
African Regional Health Report. Brief article 162
Averting mortality from PPH in Africa: moving from research to practice/la prevention de la mortalite due a l'HPP en Afrique: avancee de la recherche a la pratique. 1309
Award goes to Ethiopian midwife. Brief article 125
Birthing and the birthing transition in Thailand: Penny Haora and Streerut Thadakant examine current birthing issues in a country where midwifery is not yet an autonomous profession but maternal deaths have been reduced. Haora, Penny; Thadakant, Streerut Clinical report 1911
Call for new members for ICM research network. 257
Calls for UN agency for women. 147
Congress held in Recife Brazil/Congreso realizado: Recife, Brasil: 20 de junio, 2006. 156
Continuity, change and collaboration in midwifery: from Japan, memories of a midwife at 95 years of age; and from India, news of a new project to improve midwifery education and care for safe motherhood. 714
Healthcare information for all. Bukachi, Frederick 232
HIV, AIDS and infant feeding. 444
ICM welcomes two recently joined members in the Americas region: Haiti and Suriname: Marie Nadege Aladin writes about the Association des Infirmieres Sages-Femmes de Haiti and Board member Debbie Lewis reports on a visit to Suriname. Aladin, Marie Nadege; Lewis, Debbie 1380
ICM--keeping our members in touch: ICM Secretary General Kathy Herschderfer rounds up 2006 and looks forward to 2007. Herschderfer, Kathy 943
Information exchange among ICM board members--challenges and opportunities: at the June 2006 Board meeting in The Hague, members were asked to report three current midwifery issues from their region and to tell one 'success story'. 741
Muslim scholars speak out against FGM. 127
New Director-General of WHO greeted by ICM. Brief article 274
News from Ghana midwives. Brief article 208
Protecting breastfeeding in the Philippines. 136
Reinvigorated activity among midwives in Liberia after 14 years of civil war: P Annie Clark of the American College of Nurse Midwives visited Liberia in summer 2006 on behalf of ICM and found midwives working hard for their association. Clark, P. Annie 1216
Young Midwifery Leader elected to Board of EMA. 277

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