COST Action IS1405 meeting – September 19 to 21, 2016 in Sofia, Bulgaria

Details have been released for the next COST ACtion IS1405 meeting in Sofia Bulgaria. It takes place between September 19 and 21, 2016. You can download pdf’s of the meeting details here and the draft programme here. Full details of are published below: COST Action IS1405 meeting 19th – 21st September 2016, Sofia, Bulgaria. Venue… Continue reading COST Action IS1405 meeting – September 19 to 21, 2016 in Sofia, Bulgaria

WG4: Report (April 2016)

WG4 have published a new report. You can download the updated report here. Below is the report published in full: WG4 report April 2016 WG4 welcomed three new international members since our last report in December 2015: Karin Minne and Antoniette DuPreez, participants from South Africa, and Elena Ateva, a human rights lawyer. Members are… Continue reading WG4: Report (April 2016)

Publication on the experiences of Roma women in the Hungarian maternity care

The publication summarises the experience of the in-depth interviews conducted by BirthHouse Association among Roma women under the projects entitled “TAKE THE FIRST STEP! – Along with the women for equal access to respectful maternity care” (Norway Grants) and “Birthing Justice – Equal access to culturally appropriate, women-centered maternity care” (Open Society Foundation Budapest). The… Continue reading Publication on the experiences of Roma women in the Hungarian maternity care

STSM: Dr Tracey Cooper visits Bulgaria and STSM reports

Dr Tracey Cooper observing the work of autonomous midwives in Sofia, Bulgaria Dr Tracey Cooper listening to women and their birth stories There are four new STSM reports to download, along with photos of Dr Tracety Cooper’s visit to Bulgaria. See more photos on the STSM page here. Download the report on the Publications &… Continue reading STSM: Dr Tracey Cooper visits Bulgaria and STSM reports

Links to articles written about the University of Barcelona’s School of Nurses research study

Here are a series of links to articles (Spanish language) about the study by the Consejo de Colegios de Enfermería de de Cataluñainto (Council of Schools of Nurses in Catalonia) the proportion of normal biths attended by midwives. The Lavan Guardai article: Read it here. Article by Col·legi Oficial d’Infermeres i Infermers de Barcelona: Read… Continue reading Links to articles written about the University of Barcelona’s School of Nurses research study

Special one-day conference on Maternal Morbidities (takes place Nov 8, 2016)

Special one-day conference on Maternal Morbidities Minding Mothers with Morbidities Tuesday 8th November 2016 (funded by the Irish Research Council) Visit website here. Maternal Morbidities Unique funding opportunities available This unique conference brings together clinicians and researchers from all disciplines and women’s organisations who have a shared interest in the health problems women experience after… Continue reading Special one-day conference on Maternal Morbidities (takes place Nov 8, 2016)