State of the worlds midwifery 2014The development of the State of the World’s Midwifery Report 2014 (SoWMy 2014) was co-chaired by the United Nation’s Population Fund (UNFPA) , World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM). UNFPA commissioned ICS Integrare to provide the Secretariat for the production of the report… (Read More)
Accelerating effective coverage: © 2014 What Took You So Long for Medical Aid Films, Courtesy of PhotoshareICS Integrare was awarded a two-year grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to accelerate the effective coverage of midwifery services in low- and middle-income countries and inform the post-2015 development agenda for health. The International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) will receive a sub grant from ICS Integrare as part of… (Read More)
Analysis of midwifery selected Arab countriesFollowing on from the success of the State of the World’s Midwifery Report, the UNFPA’s Arab States Regional Office (ASRO) commissioned a report to analyse and better understand the state of midwifery in 15 selected countries which represent the region’s diversity… (Read More)
High burden countries initiativeThe “Health 4+” (H4+) agencies (UNAIDS, UNFPA, UNICEF, UN Women, WHO and the World Bank) are working together in support of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Every Woman, Every Child campaign… (Read More)
Lancet Series MidwiferyThe 2011 State of the World’s Midwifery report identified gaps crucial gaps in current knowledge around the development and implementation of the midwifery model of care. The Lancet Series on Midwifery was… (Read More)
GHWA Consultation on global strategy: © 2013 Global Health Service Partnership, Courtesy of PhotoshareICS Integrare has been actively engaged on the GHWA consultation for a Global Strategy for Human Resources for Health (HRH), in particular on the thematic working group 3 (TWG3) which focuses on HRH data and measurement… (Read More)
Progress report on global strategy: © 2015 Arturo Sanabria, Courtesy of PhotoshareIn 2010, the United Nations Secretary-General launched the Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health (Global Strategy), primarily to accelerate progress towards achievement of MDGs 4, 5 and 6, which were lagging furthest behind. Using the main elements of the Global Strategy as the touchstones…. (Read More)
GHWA global forum report: © 2014 What Took You So Long for Medical Aid Films, Courtesy of PhotoshareOn 11th November 2013, the Global Health Workforce Alliance (GHWA) and the World Health Organization (WHO) launched their report at the 3rd Global Forum on Human Resources for Health (3GF), in Recife, Brazil… (Read More)
Evidence and policy options for healthcare education and training in Pacific Island countries: © 2005 Kingston Namun, Courtesy of PhotoshareICS Integrare was commissioned by University of New South Wales, funded by AUsAID, to conduct a series of background papers for the HRH Hub series on ‘Evidence and Policy Options’ for healthcare education and… (Read More)
State of the worlds midwifery 2011Launched in June 2011 at the Triennial Congress of the International Confederation of Midwives (Durban, South Africa), the State of the World’s Midwifery 2011 was developed in collaboration with more than 30 international agencies and… (Read More)