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MIDWIFE, med. jur. A woman who practices midwifery; a woman who pursues the business of an account.
     2. A midwife is required to perform the business she undertakes with proper skill, and if she be guilty of any mala praxis, (q.v.) she is liable to an action or an indictment for the misdemeanor. Vide Vin. Ab. Physician; Com. Dig. Physician; 8 East, R. 348; 2 Wils. R. 359; 4 C. & P. 398; S. C. 19 E. C. L. R. 440; 4 C. & P. 407, n. a; 1 Chit. Pr. 43; 2 Russ. Cr. 288.

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Earlier, Dr Abdul Ghafoor Shoro welcomed the guests and spoke about some features of the book which he described as an excellent account highlighting issues related to midwifery education and training.
Release date- 30082019 - The University of Greenwich is one of only three universities in England to offer midwifery degree apprenticeships, an innovative new programme aimed at increasing the number of trained midwives.
The aforementioned hypothetical policy that allows probationary admission into a graduate nursing program, upon closer examination, reveals flaws that could jeopardize midwifery patients who happen to come under the care of the (provisionally admitted) midwifery student.
Elaine has received the OBE for services to midwifery and said she felt 'incredibly proud'.
This comes as part of strategic developments within the nursing and midwifery workforce that have also seen the promotion of several highly skilled Qatari nurses to more senior leadership roles.
Samuel Ansu Frimpong, addressing the 9th Matriculation of the school to officially admit a total of 299 students for the Registered General Nursing (101), Registered Midwifery (113) and Post Basic Midwifery (68) last Friday, said the school, which started as a Post Basic Midwifery School, is currently running the Registered Midwifery since 2014 and Registered General Nursing since 2016.
Senior Director Medical and Health Services Dr Beerbal Genani, Dr Shershah, President of Pakistan Midwifery Association Uroosa Lakhani, MS of Sobhraj Hospital Dr Huria and others were also present.
This was decided in a meeting of Principals of Midwifery Schools chaired by Sindh Minister for Health and Population Welfare Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho at her office here, said a statement.
KARACHI -- Metropolitan Commissioner Dr Syed Saifur Rehman said that time is required to make strong the base of midwifery department, adding that mostly people have not aware about the importance of midwifery department.
ANY PAY boosts for midwives belonging to the Midwifery Employee Representation and Advisory Service (MERAS) union would prompt NZNO to lobby for a similar rise for its midwife members, NZNO industrial adviser Lesley Harry said.
16 (Petra)- Princess Muna Al-Hussein, Chairman of Jordan Nursing Council, and the sponsor of the Nursing and Midwifery Nursery in the Middle East Region, inaugurated the the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) combined regional conference, held in Dubai from September 5-8.