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[Comment] Meeting needs of childbearing women and newborn infants through strengthened midwifery

20 Sep 2014

Wherever women and babies are, whatever their circumstances or the health system in place, their survival, health, and wellbeing can be improved by midwifery care, as clearly shown in the Lancet Midwifery Series. Together with The State of the World's Midwifery 2014 and Every Newborn Series, this Series honours progress achieved, delineates needed next steps, and identifies tremendous potential for further health gain. The key messages warrant international attention and action to ensure that all women give birth with dignity and safely, and that everyone receives quality care at the beginning of life.

Date: 
20 September 2014

Click here to view the full article which appeared in The Lancet