Projects

Pakistan

(2009/2010) on behalf of AVAG (Academy of Midwifery in Amsterdam)

  • Development and implementation of a teach the teacher program at the Fatima Memorial Hospital in Lahore.
  • An integrated course to improve the midwifery and teaching competences of midwives in Pakistan (12 weeks, 40 midwives), based on ICM/WHO competences.

Indonesia

(2017 - ongoing) on behalf of PUM (Dutch Senior Experts)

  • Training staff (midwives and nurses) of maternity hospital in professional and communication skills( teambuilding – time management- communication)
  • Train the trainer course on communication skills
  • Analysis and recommendations on midwife led antenatal care

Saudi Arabia

(2017/2018), in collaboration with Ministry of health (MOH)

  • Development of competences, scope of practice, job descriptions and privileges of midwives in KSA. Preparations to start a direct entry bachelor of midwifery.
  • Development and implementation of a teach the teacher program of one week, executed in seven cities in KSA.

Colombia

(2017): on behalf of AVAG/VUMC

  • Survey on the required competences of midwives in remoted areas of Colombia
  • Analysis of two curricula of nurses
  • Recommendations on development of community-nurse midwives and maternity care in remoted areas of Colombia