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It's the International Day of the #Midwife!

Midwives do not just attend births.
They also provide antenatal & postnatal care & a range of sexual & reproductive health services, incl. family planning, detecting & treating sexually transmitted infections bit.ly/2SdGnHq
There is a global shortage of health workers, in particular nurses and midwives, who represent more than 50% of the shortage.
The largest shortages are in South East Asia and Africa bit.ly/3821bMs
Support our midwives: They are critical health workers.
Investment in their education and training is vital to ensuring #HealthForAll bit.ly/3vByoaG
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LIVE: Media briefing on #COVID19 and other global health issues with @DrTedros twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1…
"Globally, reported cases and deaths from #COVID19 are continuing to decline, with reported weekly deaths at their lowest since March 2020.
But these trends, while welcome, don’t tell the full story."-@DrTedros
"Driven by Omicron sub-variants, we are seeing an increase in reported cases in the Americas & Africa."
-@DrTedros
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And others.

"Need to effectively utilize #CNMs has never been greater," says Kohl from midwife.org

Finding a supervising provider may prove difficult.
Body of evidence has consistently shown that although these barriers do not improve care.
Kohl:
"Time to follow the economics and evidence and remove supervision of practice"

Notes that team based care is the "future of #healthcare in the US"
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A thread:
1/ It has been an incredibly busy day in our unit today! We have of course been celebrating #IDM2021 with our senior leaders serving tea & cake to all! We are so proud to have such a dedicated, friendly team & we are immensely grateful for the contributions they make...
2/ every single day! Not to mention the challenges that we've faced together during the #COVID19 #pandemic. Their selfless commitment to our local community & our families was absolutely astounding; past, present & we know it will continue in the future
3/ one such #midwife that demonstrated this dedication every day, is Anne; a senior midwife based in triage, Anne has been a superstar, manning triage superbly, promoting safety & being that smiling, reassuring face. Anne received a special #DOM #award from @ShirlpetersonR
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It's the International Day of the #Midwife!

Midwives are fundamental to ending preventable maternal & newborn deaths. But the world still needs 9⃣0⃣0⃣0⃣0⃣0⃣ more midwives to save lives of moms 🤰 and babies 👶.

👉bit.ly/3ejc9O1 #MidwivesDay #IDM2021
The latest data from the State of World’s Midwifery report shows the shortage of #midwives is most critical in 8⃣8⃣ low- & middle- income countries where 9⃣5⃣% of 🌐 maternal/newborn deaths & stillbirths occur.

👉bit.ly/3ejc9O1 #MidwivesDay #IDM2021
During the COVID-19 pandemic, governments must ensure #midwives are protected with adequate personal protective equipment (PPE) & prioritized for #COVID19 vaccines.

👉bit.ly/3ejc9O1 #MidwivesDay #VaccinEquity
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It's #HandHygiene Day!

Nurses, midwives, doctors & other #HealthWorkers hands 🙌 make all the difference for safe patient care & ensure #InfectionPrevention.

#CleanYourHands at the point-of-care when needed using the appropriate technique:
👉 bit.ly/3tfrPa6
It's #HandHygiene day!

#CleanYourHands to save lives:
EVERYONE has a role to play to ensure #InfectionPrevention and help stop the spread of #COVID19.

YES, this includes your 🙌 too!

👉 bit.ly/3tfrPa6
Dear patients and families,
#CleanYourHands to help save lives!

Good #HandHygiene 🙌 is a critical part of #InfectionPrevention. Do your part to keep others safe!

👉 bit.ly/3tfrPa6
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"Earlier today, the government of the #DRC🇨🇩 announced the end of the most recent #Ebola outbreak, three months after the first case was reported in North Kivu.
I congratulate the govt, health workers, communities & all WHO staff who were involved in the response."-@DrTedros
“This has only been possible thanks to a concerted, comprehensive and consistent approach, using vaccines and therapeutics alongside proven public health measures, with empowered and engaged communities.”-@DrTedros

#Ebola #DRC🇨🇩
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Good morning everyone, it’s @SDonatta on the account today, talking all things #research and #researchnurses alongside @HeatherB18 and @Sammycad77 join us @WeStudentNurse @WeNurses @UHBResearch #HCPnetwork #whywedoresearch
But first #tea . What’s your brew of choice?
My first job in #research was as a #clinicaltrialsassistant during my uni years and I quickly learnt it was different from the research taught at university as part of #nursing curriculum #HCPnetwork
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Today is the International Day of the #Midwife!

#Midwives are essential to the provision of quality of care, in all settings, globally. We thank 👏 ALL midwives for their efforts to save lives of moms and babies.

#MidwivesDay

👉 bit.ly/2SdGnHq
DYK: #Midwives educated and qualified to international standards can provide almost 90% of services needed by mothers and newborns.

#MidwivesDay

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DYK: Women who receive quality midwife-led care experience 20% reduction of preterm births, are 16% less likely to lose their baby, and report higher satisfaction with their birth experience.

#MidwivesDay

👉 bit.ly/2SdGnHq
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LIVE on #Periscope: Media briefing on #COVID19 with @DrTedros.

pscp.tv/w/cX7l8jI2MTAy…
"Ten days ago, I joined President @EmmanuelMacron, President @vonderleyen and @melindagates to launch the ACT Accelerator, to support the development, production and equitable distribution of vaccines, diagnostics and therapeutics against #COVID19"-@DrTedros
"Today, leaders from 40 countries all over the world came together to support the ACT Accelerator through the #COVID19 Global Response International Pledging Event, hosted by the @EU_Commission"-@DrTedros
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@debjfox from @UTS_Health speaking about getting the very best outcomes for women who require #continuousfetalmonitoring #FreedomOfMovement optimising physiological processes in order to reduce interventions #OFNW2019 @healthtimes_aus @MidwivesACM
Women want control and active involvement in their births A recent meta synthesis on women’s experience of physiological birth reflects this bmjopen.bmj.com/content/8/10/e…
The way “high risk” women are treated reflects pathologisation generally Marie Berg has written beautifully about this and the impact of #midwife care on care of these women #OFNW2019 @debjfox diva-portal.org/smash/record.j…
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The #DPRK Multi Indcator Cluster Survey #MICS for 2017 by @UNICEF is out. 8500 Households in all 9 provinces including #Jagangprovince (normally closed to #NGOs) and #Pyongyang with 24 hour notification period prior to survey. uni.cf/2IjxIed #NorthKorea
Urban (61%) and Rural (39%) households. Validation by forced re-interviews on one randomly selected household per cluster. Carried out with #DPRK Central Bureau of Statistics. Numbers are credible and match closely with other surveys (at least for childhood mortality rates)
99.7% on electricity grid
98.2 % with TV
30.3 % with refrigerator (19.4% rural)
63% have electric rice cooker (51% rural)
15.5% havewashing machine
75.5% have CD player (68.4% rural)
83% bicycle
18.7% computer/tablet (8.3% rural)
66.4% mobile phone (48.1% rural) (89.7% PY)
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