International Confederation of Midwives (ICM)
Confédération internationale des sages-femmes
Confederación Internacional de Matronas
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Founded following conference of European midwives, 1919, Bruges (Belgium). All activities ceased and records lost during World War II; restarted 1949.
Strengthen member associations and advance the profession of midwifery globally by promoting autonomous midwives as the most appropriate caregivers for childbearing women and in keeping childbirth normal, so as to enhance the reproductive health of women and the health of the newborn and their families.
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Council (meets in 2 types of meetings: annual; triennial together with ICM Congress); Board; Executive Committee. Secretary-General is CEO, responsible for day-to-day affairs.
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