00 Pre-conference :: World Health Organization recognises and celebrates the worldwide contribution of midwives

May 4, 2023 @ 19:00 – 20:30 UTC Timezone
Room B

Facilitator: Jane Houston 

Join us at this pre-conference event with colleagues from the World Health Organization (WHO) celebrating the worldwide contribution of midwives.

Welcome and introduction from the World Health Organization (WHO) by Frida Berg with video greetings from 

We will then explore the following topics: 

  1. Evidence to reality in 6 countries, strategic findings  (Clara Fischer and Prof. Lorena Binfa)  
  2. Evidence to reality – From STAGE – recommendations on midwifery and how to take this forward  (Justine Le Lez)
  3. Essential Childbirth care course and the Interprofessional Midwifery Education Toolkit  (Dr Florence West and Indie Kaur)
  4. What’s new in WHO? (Dr Emily McWhirter)

Following a Question and Answer period, Dr Anshu Banerjee will provide closing remarks from WHO. 


Recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6OAqCOOGfz0