Media & Coverage
05 May 2022
On the International Midwife Day, 2022, Dr Aparajita Gogoi reiterates the importance of midwives for a sustainable health future

Evidence from a recent Lancet Impact of Midwives study says that midwives who are educated and regulated to international standards can provide 87% of essential care needs for women and new-borns. Universal midwifery coverage by 2035 would avert 67% of maternal deaths, 64% of new-born deaths, 65% of stillbirths and would save an estimated 4.3 million lives per year by 2035. 

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