20 Jun UN spotlights role of midwives in improving maternal and children’s health
Posted at 16:18h in News
UN News Centre
17 June 2011 –The United Nations is set to unveil a report highlighting the vital work of midwives in ensuring that millions of women and newborn children do not die needlessly at a time when many countries still lack enough skilled staff to serve as birth attendants.
The report, The State of the World’s Midwifery 2011: delivering health, saving lives, is the first of its kind and draws on data gathered from 58 countries.