Midwives@Ethiopia November 2015 Visit

Thursday, 17 March 2016 by

Midwives@Ethiopia had a fantastic 2 week visit to Ethiopia in November 2015. Our time was spent in Dilla, Yirgacheffe and Hawassa. Our focus included (in brief!) – Providing training, alongside our partners, to Health Extension workers in Dilla Deliver an Education Conference to midwifery lecturers in Hawassa College of Human and Health Sciences then, together, provide

A lovely new arrival

Friday, 06 November 2015 by

CONGRATULATIONS to Meti and Anteneh on the birth of Fakir Anteneh!! A beautiful baby boy, born on 31st October at 1pm, weighing 3700g. Welcome to the world!!  

Fundraising supported by ABMU Midwives

Thursday, 15 October 2015 by

Summer fundraising supported by ABMU Midwives September has seen the end of a summer of car boot sales selling a huge number of donated books and other items from midwives and other staff members in ABMU Health Board. From the quality of books donated and the generosity of the hardy carbooters (not to mention some

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Trustee Vacancy

Thursday, 28 August 2014 by

We are looking to recruit a Trustee, to fill a vacancy and join the Board from October 2014. In addition to the usual governance responsibilities of our Trustees we would look to this new addition to the Board to advise on strategic priorities and opportnunites for miwives@ethiopia to develop on issues relating to maternal health.

ICM Prague 2014

Friday, 10 January 2014 by

Midwives at Ethiopia are thrilled to have had an abstract accepted for the prestigious International Conferderation of Midwives Conference this June in Prague. Trustees Emma Mills and Anna Cannon will be doing an oral presentation on monitoring the impact of our training progrmmes for Health Extension Workers in rural Ethiopia. We are really looking forward

Midwives@ethiopia are very proud to announce that trustee Melrose East has deservedly received the Royal College of Nursing Humanitarian Award 2013 for her work in Southern Ethiopia. In November 2013 when the awards took place Melrose was actually in Ethiopia delivering the second week of our latest training programme so fellow trustees Brydon Williams and

Halloween Fundraiser October 2013

Thursday, 09 January 2014 by

Midwives@ethiopia are extremely thankful to the parents and babies of Usk in Monmouthshire for a very generous donation of £320 raised by a children’s halloween party in the local rugby club. Huge thanks go especially to Abigail Barton who (despite being a busy mum of two and also working in a challening job) found the

June 2013

Thursday, 20 June 2013 by

Please read our latest visit report (May 2013) on our home page. m@e are proud to be attending the WFHL conference on Thursday June the 11th 2013, where there will be opportunity to present some of our recent work and meet up with interested parties/ people. We are launching a new facebook page and would

May Visit to Ethiopia 2013

Wednesday, 01 May 2013 by

Trustees Jane Herve, Brydon Williams and Anna Cannon flew to Addis Ababa on Saturday the 4th of May to join our Southern Ethiopian partners and deliver a very full training package!! They will begin by running a course to ‘train the trainers’ concentrating on best midwifery practice, life saving skills and emergencies procedures. The course

Hay Festival 2012

Sunday, 03 June 2012 by

Midwives@ethiopia were very grateful to have a stand at the 2012 Hay festival (Sunday 3rd of June) in the African Market at the Parish Hall. With grateful thanks to Brecon midwife and globe trotter Rachel Giacconne who organised the event, we were able to talk to many interested people about our charity and gain much