Acting on the Unmet Need for Midwifery Personnel
Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, and Newborn Health (SRMNH) services are core components of every health system. However, extensive deficits still remain in the midwifery workforce. Explore the country and sub-national realities of creating employment, career paths, retention, and security in the scale-up of midwifery services.
Koki Agarwal, Director, Maternal and Child Survival Program, USAID
Frances Day-Stirk, President, International Confederation of Midwives
Feroza Mushtari, President, Afghan Midwives Association
Agnes Soucat, Director, Health Financing and Governance, WHO
Luc De Bernis, Independent consultant, Reproductive, Maternal and Newborn Health
Eva Nangalo, Midwife, Nakaseke Hospital, Uganda