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Perinatal Mental Health Awards 2017 winners announced

The first ever award-winners of the Perinatal Mental Awards 2017 have been announced by the Maternal Mental Health Alliance (MMHA) and Mums and Babies in Mind (MABIM).

Wellbeing of Women training grant opportunities for 2018 now open

Wellbeing of Women is now welcoming applications from for their 2018 grant opportunities, including a scholarship tailored specifically for midwives.

Ghana introduces online registration for nurses and midwives

From 2018, nurses and midwives in Ghana will be able to take their licensing examination for the Nursing and Midwifery Council in Ghana online.

Festival of Research 2017: An audience with Professor Donatilla Mukamana

As part of the Festival of Research 2017 at the University of Leicester, Dean of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Rwanda, Professor Donatilla Mukamana will be hosting a talk about nursing and midwifery education in the UK and Rwanda.

RCM raises awareness of FGM in series of animations

The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is helping to raise awareness of Female Genital Mutilation through a series of animated films.

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