ICM Africa Regional Conference Midwives leading the way for quality and equity in Africa Windhoek - Namibia / September 12 - 14, 2019
ICM Africa Regional Conference

Please note that following two workshops are pre-conference workshops, running simultaneously.

ICM Respect workshop - a Call for Action: Leading the Way in Respectful Maternity Care

  • September 11, 2019
    9:00 – 17:00
  • September 12, 2019 (open only to participants of first part held on September 11, 2019)
    14:00 – 17:45

Safari Hotel

Expression of interest: August 31, 2019 to Ann Yates: a.yates@internationalmidwives.org

More information here.


ICM Essential Care for Labor and Birth (ECL & B) 

  • September 11, 2019
    8:00 – 18:00

Safari Hotel

Expression of interest: August 2, 2019 to Florence West: f.west@internationalmidwives.org

More information here.


Midwife Ambassadors workshop by JOHNSON´S®


Room Omotako 2
September 12, 2019

  • 14:15 – 16:15 (Session 1 – in French)
  • 16:15 – 17:45 (Session 2 – in English)

Please note the workshop capacity is 60 participants. Registration will be open 20 minutes prior to workshop start.  

Learn more about the proven and important benefits of touch and infant massage to overall healthy baby development, mother-baby bonding, and professionals like you. Practice techniques, and receive training and tools to help deliver the power of touch to other midwives and families.

Karen Hansen is a Qualified Nurse and Midwife with vast teaching experience in both the public and private sectors. For more than 2 decades, Karen has worked with J&J in South Africa educating health professionals, particularly midwives and nurses, as part of Johnson’s global commitment to the science of infant skin, touch and massage. As an International Association for Infant Massage (IAIM) Certified Infant Massage Educator, Karen actively teaches massage and the importance of touch. Karen will lead the English Touch workshop.   


ICM Advocacy workshop - Be Bold. Be Brave: Advocacy for Midwives

  • September 13, 2019
    14:15 - 17:45

Safari Hotel

More information here.