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A five‑year project, SFPF aims to reinforce the profession of midwifery, reduce maternal mortality rates and promote the health and well being of women, girls and newborns in Haiti. >>>

Providing Respectful Maternity Care Training in South Sudan

“I think every midwife ought to step out of their comfort zone – whether just out of their own community or to another country. It’s important to see that people are just people and appreciate what other people experience and how they live.”

– Bev Langlois, RM
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Event hosted by MP Mona Fortier, CUSO International and CAM

Parliamentarians, midwives and members of the Canadian public gathered to celebrate International Day of the Midwife and the Midwives Save Lives (MSL) project. >>>

CAM hosts more than 200 international parliamentarians at a high‑level conference on population and development

Midwives’ efforts to save lives and speak up for the rights of women and girls around the world, and in South Sudan in particular, were showcased. >>>

CAM Global Projects

What does investing in midwives mean on the ground?

The Canadian Association of Midwives (CAM) believes that midwives play a unique and fundamental role in the provision of quality reproductive, maternal, and newborn health care. CAM works in partnership with other national midwifery associations to enable midwives to do life-saving work in countries around the world.  >>>

Opportunities for Midwives

Opportunities for Midwives

CAM seeks qualified midwives to support global projects.
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Canadian Association of Midwives

Working to ensure that everyone in Canada has access to midwifery care. >>>
These numbers show the progress of the Safe Motherhood Project in Tanzania
 
Project YEAR 1 (2013-14)
50midwives from 26 health facilities trained in Emergency Skills.
12retired midwives re-engaged.
24+community health workers linked with retired midwives.
Project YEAR 2 (2014-15)
200rural midwives trained in 4 districts
Promotion of referral processes and information sharing.
Work with re-engaged retired midwives and community health workers continues.
Project YEAR 3 (2015-16)
50midwives trained
14midwives trained as ES instructors
Planning for next phase of project in process.