Midwives are an essential health profession and are needed to meet the Sustainable Development Goals. The State of the World’s Midwifery report has highlighted the critical shortage… Read More »New Position Statement: The Enabling Environment for Midwifery in Canada
CAM’s Position Statements outline our views on key issues around sexual and reproductive health. Topics rage from anti-racism to working conditions. These statements help influence the conversation and move legislation towards our goal of equitable access to excellent sexual, reproductive, and newborn midwifery services for everyone.
Access to safe and legal abortion is a human right and providing abortion care and post abortion care is part of the role of Canadian midwives. The Canadian Association of Midwives (CAM) supports Canadian midwives who already provide abortion and post-abortion care and midwives who are working to integrate this care into their practice and calls on midwives and all reproductive health care providers to work to ensure access to abortion care in Canada.
The Canadian Association of Midwives (CAM) formally adopts the Truth & Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action (TRC), the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls… Read More »New Position Statement: Combatting Anti-Indigenous Racism
Access to vaccination information and services is a human right and increasing safe and equitable access to vaccines and vaccine information is important for community health and well-being.