Nursing and midwifery
Nurses and midwives comprise the majority of health care professionals in Europe and thus play a key role in the successful delivery of health services. In line with the growing international health workforce crisis, the WHO European Region currently faces serious shortages of well-qualified nurses and midwives.Read more
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MultimediaLauren Marie Grech, midwifery student, Malta
Through her experience training to be a midwife, Lauren describes how societal developments and technology are changing this health profession.