Launch of the State of the World’s Midwifery 2014 report

Date of event: 3 June 2014
Location: Prague, Czech Republic

The State of the World's Midwifery 2014 report will be launched at the 30th Triennial Congress of the International Confederation of Midwives - Midwives: Improving Women’s Health Globally - in Prague, Czech Republic on 3 June 2014. Other national launch events will also take place around the world.

This second edition of the report is a joint effort coordinated by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, the World Health Organization (WHO), on behalf of the H4+ (UNAIDS, UNFPA, UNICEF, UN Women, WHO, and the World Bank), and the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM), to describe the state of the midwifery workforce, including its challenges and progresses. This effort will facilitate and support the national dialogue on investing in human resources for the health of women and children and will engage international, regional, national, and local partners supporting the United Nations Secretary-General’s Every Woman, Every Child campaign.