VIDM 2019 Programme Calendar

All VIDM 2019 Conference sessions are listed using UTC, starting at 22:00 on 04 May. Each listing contains a local time link for you to check.

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May 5 @ 00:00 – 00:50 Room 1, Big Blue Button
Speaker: Felicity Finn Facilitators: Catherine Salam & Ndinda Mutua Check the time in your location: Midwives are amazing at empowering women to birth naturally but forget to empower themselves to take care of their … Continue reading "3. Wellbeing at Work for Midwives"
May 5 @ 01:00 – 01:50 Room 2, Big Blue Button
Speaker: Lianne Schwartz Facilitators: Hazel Keedle & Marcela Mendoza Check the time in your location: Recent studies have highlighted high rates of post-traumatic stress (PTS) symptoms amongst midwives, with potentially severe impacts on the … Continue reading "4. Midwives, post-traumatic stress and burnout: Exploring solutions"
May 5 @ 08:00 – 08:50 Room 1, Big Blue Button
Speaker: Halima Musa Abdul; B Hunter; L Warren; and D Sakellariou Facilitator: Catherine Shimechero Check the time in your location: Shortage of midwifery workforce has become a global issue, including Nigeria with negative effects … Continue reading "11. Why study resilience among Nigerian midwives? A preliminary report of a grounded theory study"