Ethiopian Midwives Association Validated the State of Ethiopian Midwives 2019 Research

Ethiopian Midwives Association (EMwA) has four strategic directions that guides the strategic plan execution namely; Capacity building; Advocacy and Representation; Partnership and Networking; Research and Publication.  As part of its strategic directions, EMwA has conducted a research entitled with “The State of Ethiopian Midwives 2019” which assess the distribution, Satisfaction and Intension of Midwives to stay in their profession, and also explore the challenges related to midwifery practice.

The association made virtual validation of the State of the Ethiopian Midwives 2019 Research with the presence of key partners and stakeholders like: MOH, Regional Health Bureaus, International Confederation of Midwives, Laerdal Global Health, USAID Transform: Primary Health Care, UNFPA, UNICEF and Maternity Foundation, EMwA chapter offices and also Midwives researchers. The result will be very helpful to provide an evidence to support policy dialogue at national and regional levels, to strengthen the health workforce, and to create suitable strategies for overcoming the problems. The Final report will be disseminated through Soft coppy and Hard copy as the soonest possible.