While the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) underlined the necessity of better policies and programs to improve maternal and child health, HIV and AIDS, malaria, and other health conditions, the approach had significant flaws. Having separate goals for mothers and children may have been a disservice, fostering the persistent segmentation of service delivery.
Globally, approximately 1 in 7 live births are affected by diabetes, mostly gestational diabetes. The numbers are steadily rising. The risks from unmanaged diabetes to both mother and baby are broad, complicated and potentially fatal. The scale of the impact of diabetes should not be underestimated.
Amhara Region Chapter office board members have been elected on the Meeting of the Amhara Region Standard of Midwifery Care Practice dissemination workshop organized by the Ethiopian Midwives Association (EMwA) in collaboration with UNFPA held in Bahir Dar, New light cafe/restaurant hall on the 20th of March 2016.. The participants have elected Ato Belayneh Ayanaw (president), Sis Eleni Admasu (vice-president), Ato Semachew Kassa (secretary), Sis Almaz Aklilu (member), Sis Debrewerke Desalegne (memeber), Ato Fantahun Fekade (member) and Ato Osman Yemer (memeber).
An overview of the Standard of Midwifery Care Practice document in Ethiopia, which is developed by the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) in collaboration with UNFPA and EMwA was presented and disseminated at the Amhara Region Chapter office Meeting of the Ethiopian Midwives Association (EMwA) held in Bahir Dar, New light cafe/restaurant hall on the 20th of March 2016.
Congratulations on being elected to New SNNPR Chapter office board! There is no greater contribution than serving as a member of the leadership team that provides different opportunities for the Ethiopian Midwives and the community!