June 4, 2014
Written by Jennifer James, Social Good Moms
This post originally appeared on the Social Good Moms website here. Reposted with permission.
3,000+ midwives have gathered in Prague for the 30th International Confederation of Midwives Triennial Congress. I have been reading the twitter stream closely ahead of my upcoming trip to Ethiopia next week where I will lead a delegation of journalists to report on newborn health.
Here are some Tweets I’ve found interesting thus far. Follow the #ICMLive hashtag through June 5 to join the global midwifery conversation.
— Wellbeing Foundation (@wellbeingafrica) June 3, 2014
— Amy Romano (@midwifeamy) June 3, 2014
— Julie A Cornell (@JCornellCares) June 3, 2014
We must work towards women having full enjoyment of sexual & reproductive health to save lives. Key message just delivered @ #ICMLive
— Bron Ryan (@BeekyRyan) June 3, 2014
— M. Michel-Schuldt (@emma_von_mumm) June 3, 2014
Midwifery educators should be change champions and not follow a victim mentality! #ICMLive
— Linda Sweet (@LindaSweet101) June 3, 2014
What will help ensure quality of care? Adopting global standards, competencies and development tools all over the world. #ICMLive…
— ICM (@world_midwives) June 3, 2014
— HNN (@HealthyNewborns) June 2, 2014
Research from Tanzania showed resuscitation devices w/ appropriate training can reduce neonatal mortality by as much as 47% #ICMLive
— Every Newborn (@every_newborn) June 2, 2014
— Morooph (@Morooph) June 2, 2014
— Faces of Courage (@CourageFaces) June 2, 2014