Unit | Sexual and Reproductive Health
Belonging to an Institution of more than 600+ professionals working in Basel and in our local offices abroad, we can offer a broad range of services and provide tailored solutions in the area of SRH and gender issues.
We actively collaborate with various international partners, from local NGOs, to international organisations and UN institutions, such as UNFPA and WHO. We offer our services worldwide, with a specific focus on Central and Eastern Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa, Central and Southern Asia, and Latin America.
Centres of Excellence in Midwifery: Landscape, Accreditation and Criteria
A newly issued report for the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) investigates the establishment of Centres of Excellence (CoEs) in Midwifery. It points to an upward trend in the establishment of Centres of Excellence (CoEs) not only in high-income countries but in African countries alike. Approaches to appoint CoEs in midwifery, the criteria defined, accreditation processes and definitions in general differ greatly between institutions. As global standards and accreditation guidelines for midwifery teaching institutions are being revised and newly developed in the near future, the authors recommend to use the momentum and push for the development of excellence criteria for midwifery teaching institutions.