Ethiopian midwife Ms Yewbdar Lisanework won the 2016 midwives4all Award

The Swedish Ministry for foreign Affairs, together with the Embassy of Addis Ababa and the international confederation of Midwives, has honored Ms Yewubdar Lisanework at the Ethiopian Midwives Association (EMwA) 24th International Day of the Midwife (IDM) celebration on May 13, 2016 under the theme: Women and Newborns: the Heart of Midwifery held at the Harmony Hotel in Addis Ababa for excellence in Midwifery and outstanding contribution to maternal and newborn health in Ethiopia.The rewarded diploma, which is signed by Sweden’s ministry for foreign Affairs, Ms Margot maelstrom and Sweden’s Ministry for international cooperation Ms. Isabella Lovin Is presented to Ms yewbdar, at the event by His Excellency Mr Jan Sadek, Swedish Embassy Ambassador.

Amhara Region Chapter office board members elected


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).