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.
SMS II TOOLS
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 >>>
Midwives from Canada and South Sudan create sustainable practices in the world’s youngest nation. READ MORE >>>
STORIES FROM THE FIELD
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.
“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 >>>
Midwife Peers Finally Meet
SMS II is a United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)‑led collaboration between:
South Sudanese Ministry of Health (MOH)
and other Health Science Institutions in South Sudan
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 >>>