Working to Increase the Number of Midwives—Especially “Melanated” Midwives—Across All Communities in the U.S.
Shortages of maternity care have reached critical levels in the U.S., yet midwives only attend around 10% of births. And only 8% of midwives in practice in the U.S. are midwives of color.7 Min Read
Co-Creation Workshops Bring Together Key Stakeholders to Strengthen Nigeria’s Nursing and Midwifery Workforce
The workshops focused on understanding gaps and needs in the areas of mental health, oncology, and maternal and newborn health, and identifying and prioritizing potential areas for partnerships and investment.4 Min Read
The Center’s Respect & Recognition work is designed to give health workers the tools and agency to advocate for themselves and make meaningful changes by building alliances, spotlighting frontline voices and working with governments across the world.6 Min Read
The Auxiliary Nurses and Midwives Training Program at the Indian Red Cross Society’s Bel Air College of Nursing in Maharashtra, India is addressing the acute shortage of nurses in rural villages and providing women with employment.5 Min Read