The main objectives of this project is to reinforce midwifery services in South Sudan through education, peer‑to‑peer training and association strengthening, in order to reduce maternal and infant mortality while providing support and resources to empower women in their reproductive rights and health.

FUNDRAISING

Sustainable Future for Midwives in South Sudan

SMS II team from CAM is launching a campaign to support the South Sudanese Nurse and Midwives Association (SSNAMA). READ MORE >>>

SMS II TOOLS

Comic Books

A series of comic books based on the real-life stories of midwives in South Sudan. READ MORE >>>

WORKSHOPS & TRAINING

Providing Respectful Maternity Care Training

Bev Langlois participated in the project to share her knowledge and see how midwifery is practiced in another country. READ MORE >>>

Association Strengthening

Midwives from Canada and South Sudan create sustainable practices in the world’s youngest nation. READ MORE >>>

STORIES FROM THE FIELD

VOICE, CHOICE, CHANGE:
The Lives of Midwives

This UNFPA funded documentary offers an intimate glimpse into the lives of four, very different, very complex women – two in South Sudan, and two in Canada. READ MORE >>>

IPAC: Road to Infection Prevention & Control

How a 3-day workshop between Canadian and South Sudanese midwives turned into an unforgettable experience for all involved.

Midwifery in South Sudan

Siama Abdalla Lado and Dr. Karline Mitchell discuss their experiences of working in maternal and infant health in this emotional video.

Peer‑to‑Peer Project

“Our mothers are dying – there are not enough midwives in this country,” said Dora Kunda, one of 28 South Sudanese midwives participating in this project. READ MORE >>>

SMS II EVENTS

IPCI 2018: Promoting Reproductive Health & Rights

SMS II and CAM Global host Parliamentarians and showcase midwives’ efforts to save lives and speak up for the rights of women and girls around the world. READ MORE >>>

MORE STORIES FROM THE FIELD

Midwife Peers Finally Meet