Webinar on “Leadership in Midwifery: National and International Perspective”
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecological Nursing, Manipal College of Nursing, Manipal organized a Webinar on “ Leadership in Midwifery: National and International Perspective” on 27 October 2020 between 4.00 pm and 06.00 pm as part of 2020 International year of the Nurse and Midwife, for clinical nurses, nurse educators and nursing students through Microsoft Teams Platform. Dr. Melissa D Avery, Professor, School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA and Dr.Sudha Annasaheb Raddi, Professor and Principal, KAHER Institute of Nursing Sciences, Belagavi, Karnataka, India deliberated on the topics. Dr. Melissa D Avery, spoke on “Global leadership of midwifery, leadership impact on midwifery globally and nationally, methods for enhancing leadership for individual midwives, essential competencies for practicing midwifery and global standards for midwifery education. Dr. Sudha Annasaheb Raddi, focused on importance and need for midwifery in India, pathway for midwifery leadership, scope for midwifery leadership, midwifery services in India, components of midwifery initiative, measures to enhance midwifery leadership and respectful midwifery care.
Dr. Judith A Noronha Associate Dean, MCON & Professor, Dept. of OBG (N) MCON, MAHE Manipal rendered the welcome address. Mrs Ranjani P, Assistant Professor, Dept. of OBG (N) MCON, MAHE Manipal, introduced the speaker Dr. Sudha Annasaheb Raddi and Dr Sushmitha Karkada Assistant Professor, Dept. of OBG (N) MCON, MAHE Manipal, introduced the speaker Dr. Melissa D Avery. Dr Sonia R B D’Souza Professor & HoD, OBG (N) MCON, MAHE Manipal, thanked the speakers, participants and organizers of the webinar and gave the concluding remarks.
Ms Henita Joshna Menezes, Research Scholar, Department of Obstetrical and Gynaecological Nursing, Manipal College of Nursing, MAHE, Manipal compered the program. Around 400 registered participants benefitted from this program.