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Midwives Need Better Working Conditions To Provide Quality Care To Mothers, Newborns, WHO, Partners Say

U.N. News Centre: Pivotal role midwives play in keeping mothers and newborns alive must be recognized — U.N.
“The first global survey of midwifery personnel has revealed that too often, midwives face cultural isolation, unsafe accommodation, and low salaries, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) said [Thursday], calling for an end to the discrimination and lack of respect that hinder their ability to provide quality care to women and newborns…” (10/13).

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