WHO Collaborating Centre for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Development
The Centre forms part of an international collaborative network that supports and undertakes projects in support of the World Health Organization's program at national, regional and international levels.
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Michele Rumsey

Michele Rumsey

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Nurse-midwife

A catalyst in contributing to build community resilience following a disaster. The nurse/midwife plays a key role in increasing the ability of communities to prevent, prepare and respond to events.
The World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Development at UTS (WHO CC UTS) held a reception on Wednesday 18 June to celebrate their work, the retirement of a regionally important health professional and welcome 13 Pacific island nurse/midwife colleagues.
The WHO CC UTS fellowship program developed in collaboration with the South Pacific Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officers Alliance had 12 fellows attend this year from 6 nations in the Pacific region
Half of all births in PNG are not attended by a skilled health personnel, and there's just one midwife for every 1000 births.
The WHO CC has been working with the Ministry of Health in Samoa, developing a framework to upgrade and rescale the nursing and midwifery workforce

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