The International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) is proud to have a good time this year’s International Day of the Midwife (IDM) on 5th May 2021 beneath neath the subject of “Follow the Data: Invest in Midwives.” We stay up for coming collectively as an international midwife network to propose for funding in excellent midwifery care around the sector, enhancing sexual, reproductive, maternal, new child, toddler, and adolescent fitness withinside the process.
As we are part of midwives from around the sector to mirror the development made with the aid of using our profession, this year’s subject is well-timed due to the fact IDM will coincide with the release of the 2021 State of the Worlds Midwifery (SoWMy) Report. Co-led with the aid of using UNFPA, WHO, and ICM, SoWMy 2021 presents an up-to-date proof base and certain evaluation at the effect of midwives on maternal and new child fitness consequences and the go back on funding in midwives. Through this lens, ICM will lead ongoing and developing efforts to center midwives as essential to enhancing excellent maternal and new child care, finishing preventable maternal and new child deaths, and reaching SDG 3.1 (lessen the worldwide maternal mortality ratio too much less than 70 in line with a 100 000 stay births with the aid of using 2030).On fifth May, visit unfpa.org/sowmy to download the 2021 State of the World’s Midwifery Report In the meantime, ICM’s 2021 IDM Toolkit & Resource Pack, funded with the aid of using an advanced in partnership with UNFPA, will assist you to propose your very own birthday party at the effect of midwives globally and the want for extended funding in our profession. It contains:
- Tips for making plans for your digital occasion or activities
- Instructions on how you could utilize social media to your advantage
- Downloadable social media images for you and your institutions use
We invite you to percentage this aid percent with stakeholders to your us of an in order that greater human beings can mobilize for midwives in 2021 than ever before.