There ws a celebration of the International week of a Respectful Childbirth which took place at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile. Read the article here (Spanish language). Advertisements
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
BirthHouse Associaton Hungary Watch a short video (below) and read a short summary about the recent project of BirthHouse Associaton Hungary part of which was our study on the situation of Roma women in maternity care as well. The video was recorded on the closing conference of the project.
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)
Here is the flyer for the STSM 2016 – deadline June 15, 2016. Register online here. Download the 3rd call pdf.
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
News from WG 4 – Subgroup 2: Obstetric violence Observatories on Obstetric Violence (March 2016) As activists, we suggest to post the link to the first international meeting of Observatories on Obstetric Violence in March 2016 which resulted in the InterOvo 2016 statement. The text and statement is available here (in English).
Impact of maternity care policy in Catalonia: a retrospective cross-sectional study of service delivery in public and private hospitals: Download pdf here.
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
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 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)
ETC Summer School: Health & Place: Connecting People, Environment & Health (July 31 – August 13 , 2016). Link to ETC Summer School website. Download the programme pdf here.
Optimising Health conference – October 26 -27, 2016 Abstract submission deadline: April 29, 2016 You can download the flyer here.
Summer school July 31 – August 13 , 2016 in Wageningen, The Netherlands. The full leaflet can be downloaded atthe bottom of this page, or here is a direct link to the ETC Summer School website. Download the leadlet here.
Maternity Care in Different Countries – midwife’s contribution In 2004 the Council of Nurses Associations of Catalonia identified the need to respond to the challenges of midwifery in all the fields of action of the health system in order to make a greater contribution to sexual and reproductive health of women and their families in… Continue reading Publication: Maternity Care in Different Countries – midwife’s contribution
WG4 NEWS Two members of Working Group 4 (sub group 2) prsented a workshop Obstetric Violence in Bergen. You can see Michelle Sadler and Ibone Olza Fernandez’s workshop here (and below)
Our own Dr Tracey Cooper recently appeared on Bulgarian television as part of her STSM visit to Bulgaria. You can see the video here.