The International Confederation of Midwives (ICM), together with leading international partners in global development and health, is conducting a series of virtual conversations aimed at centering the voices and stories of midwives and women and inspiring a pathway toward strengthened and empowered maternal and newborn health sectors.
Vital Signs: Stories from Courageous Nurses Across the Globe
Please join us for a quarterly webinar, Vital Signs: Stories from Courageous Nurses Across the Globe, featuring three nurses who come to share their stories. This quarter features stories from Rose Mary Nakame, BSN, Equity and Merit Scholar, MPH-The University of Manchester, Executive Director-REMI East Africa & CEO, AFRIwaste, Uganda, Francisca Aguirre, RN, MPH, Researcher at Universidad de los Andes, Chile, and Deb Winters, APRN-BC, AACRN, Clinical Director, MA Regional Partner/ NEAETC, USA.
This event will take place on December 9, 2020 at 12 p.m. EST (9 a.m. PT, 6 p.m. CET, 8 p.m. EAT, 10 p.m. IST)
The Zoom link will be sent via e-mail after registration and will be accessible soon on the online event page
Our mission is to advance the role of nurses in global health practice, education, and policy through advocacy, collaboration, engagement, and research.
The Global Nursing Caucus envisions a world in which nurses collaborate globally, impacting research, practice, and policy, in order to advance health for all.
Join us for a 3hr virtual workshop, linked to UHC Day, on 1-4 pm (Central African Time) 10th Dec 2020. We want to workshop the question “What is next for AfroPHC, considering the UHC movement?” We are especially concerned about workforce issues in PHC under UHC.
The workshop from 1-4 pm will consist of a plenary of 60 min, then group discussions for 60 min and feedback in the next 60min on the following questions.
What are the priorities for AfroPHC going forward?
What are the priority PHC workforce issues in Africa?
How should we address these priority PHC workforce issues?
What working groups should we be creating in AfroPHC to generally take AfroPHC priorities forward?
Ongoing | Operation 50/50 Nomination: Women Experts Working in Global Health Security
Gender equality makes global health stronger. Join Women in Global Health and Women of Color Advancing Peace and Security in supporting equitable representation in global health security decision-making.
Are you a woman working in health security or do you know another woman working in this space? Are you an ally to elevate women? If so, nominate yourself or someone to be part of the roster of Women Leaders in Health Security.
Ongoing | Call for Nominations: 100 Outstanding Nurse and Midwife Leaders
To celebrate the Year of the Nurse and Midwife, Women in Global Health calls for nominations of women midwife and nurse leaders making a difference in global health. Finalists will be selected ahead of the 73rd World Health Assembly, and their stories will be published and celebrated throughout 2020.
Ongoing | Building a Global Health Career in Midwifery Series
This is the first of three webinars and will introduce you to the history, disciplines, and varied sectors of global health. Learning how the global heath discipline has evolved and how it functions now is critical to engaging in sustainable, evidence-based work that aligns with the midwifery philosophy of care.