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  • 10 December, 2018

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  • 13 September, 2018

    I'm back in Dhaka (Bangladesh), five weeks after my last visit in July, to help facilitate the first ever online election of executive officers for the Bangladesh Midwifery Society which is twinned with the Royal College of Midwives.  I am the Project Leader for this ...

  • 31 July, 2018

    The RCM has been engaged in midwifery twinning in various countries since 2012 but only started the Bangladesh Twinning Project in July 2017.  Twinning is reciprocal so as we hope to help strengthen the Bangladesh Midwifery Society (BMS), we also hope to bring learning and new ideas back...

  • 6 April, 2018

    This week is World Health Worker week, and here in the RCM’s global team we want to celebrate the contribution of midwives across the world that provide much needed maternity care in low resource settings. Through our global midwifery projects we have been lucky enough to meet many dedicated...

  • 22 March, 2018

    Last week I returned from a short trip to visit the RCM’s twin, the Bangladesh Midwifery Society (BMS). The project has been formally running for almost a year now, and 2018 is packed with activities that will strengthen the society, engage midwives in it, and raise awareness amongst both the...

  • 21 March, 2018

    Isabelle Lemberger – Cooper is a research midwife from Epsom and St Helier NHS Trust, an RCM Steward, and is currently undertaking a volunteer placement as part of the RCM / Bangladesh Midwifery Society Twinning Project. I have been recruited as a volunteer to support the twinning...

  • 8 March, 2018

    On this International Women’s Day we celebrate the work that many of our RCM members are engaged in. On a recent trip to Uganda, our global team caught up with Diane Lockhart, a midwife and RCM member from Northern Ireland, working in a Kampala Slum.

  • 1 February, 2018

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  • 16 October, 2017

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  • 9 October, 2017

    The Royal College of Midwives and the Bangladesh Midwifery Society started a new twinning partnership in June 2017.  Initially for one year, this may extend for a further 3 years if successful.  The project is part of a larger midwifery strengthening project in Bangladesh, funded by...

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