midwives@ethiopia

PMNCH constituency

Non-governmental organization

Focal point

Ms Anna Cannon

Position

Ethiopian Coordinator

Health focus

  • Health Systems Strengthening,
  • Maternal/Reproductive Health,
  • Newborn Health,

Priority action area(s)

  • Broker knowledge and innovation for action,
  • Advocate for mobilizing and aligning resources and for greater engagement,
  • Promote accountability for resources and results

Mission statement

Working in partnership with Ethiopian midwives and other stakeholders to address MDGs 4 and 5. Objectives carried out through delivering practical skills training and enhancement of professional skills training to midwives and midwife tutors. Also training to health extension workers (HEWs) in antenatal, safe delivery and postnatal care. HEW training implemented following community needs assessment relative to accessing skilled care at delivery. provision of sustainable delivery kits and misoprostol to HEWs. Also working in collaboration with local stakeholders and artist to produce teaching cards for health education use by HEW for community groups.

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Website:

http://www.midwives-ethiopia.org.uk

Organization e-mail:

midwifecharity@gmail.com

Full address:

166 Leigham Court road, London, SW16 2RG

Country:

United Kingdom

Telephone:

+442087695775

Number of staff:

9

Scope of work:

International

Year established:

2012

WHO Region:

Africa