Conferences

 

FUTURE

FAHM 2nd Annual Midwifery Educational Conference

Tentative Dates: March 30, 2017- April 1, 2017

 

PAST

Leadership Conference

November 2016

FAHM, L'Association Infirmière Sage Femme d'Haiti (AISFH), UNFPA and Institut National Superior de Formation Sage Femme (INSFSF) will gather a small number of Haitian midwives for a weekend leadership workshop. The midwives in Haiti are working on improving their practice environment, licensing and regulation and FAHM will be supporting this conference to strengthen their leadership skills. Scaling up midwifery means better outcomes for women and babies!

 

May 4-5, 2016

International Day of the Midwife

FAHM president, Martine Jean-Baptiste helped staff the free clinic sponsored by L'Association Infirmière Sage Femme d'Haiti (AISFH), and participated in a ceremony and brainstorming day with members of UNFPA, the Minister of Health, the midwifery education program and midwives from Port au Prince.

March 2-4, 2016

 FAHM 1st Annual Educational Conference

Presented in collaboration with UNFPA, MSPP,  Institut National Superior de Formation Sage Femme (INSFSF) Haiti’s only midwifery education program, and L’Association Infirmière Sage Femme d’Haiti (AISFH),  FAHM sponsored its first ever three day midwifery conference in Haiti. 

The purpose was three-fold:

  •  To provide continuing education highlighting the latest evidence-based research for currently practicing midwives and midwifery students currently enrolled at INSFSF  
  • To promote the midwifery model of care
  • To provide space for networking and strengthening professional midwifery associations in Haiti

May 5, 2015

International Day of the Midwife

In honor of the International Day of the Midwife, FAHM co-sponsored a Mass and Educational Forum with L’Association Infirmière Sage Femme d’Haiti (AISFH) in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Martine Jean-Baptiste, founder and president of FAHM, was an honored guest on the panel and had the pleasure of  presenting a talk about independent Midwifery practice.

 Roundtable Discussion from the 2015 International Day of the Midwife   

Roundtable Discussion from the 2015 International Day of the Midwife