American College of Nurse-Midwives

PMNCH constituency

Professional association

Focal point

Ms Suzanne Stalls

Position

Director, Department of Global Outreach

Health focus

  • Health systems strengthening
  • Maternal/reproductive health

Priority action area(s)

  • Strengthening human resources

Mission statement

The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) is the oldest women's health care organization in the U.S. ACNM is the Professional association that represents Certified Nurse-Midwives and Certified Midwives in the United States. ACNM provides research, administers and promotes continuing education programs, establishes clinical practice standards, creates liaisons with state and federal agencies and members of Congress.
The Department of Global Outreach (DGO) of the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) works to strengthen midwifery globally as a means to promote the health and well being of women and infants worldwide. This effort is pursued via providing 1) international program implementation and technical assistance and 2) support to ACNM members to carry out such work.

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GENERAL INFORMATION

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American College of Nurses and Midwives

Organization e-mail:

N/A

Full address:

8403 Colesville Rd, Suite 1550 
Silver Spring MD 20910

Country:

USA

Telephone:

+1 240 485 1800

Number of staff:

N/A

Scope of work:

National

Year established:

1929

WHO Region:

Americas