About Midwife in Action

The Midwife in Action's Association (MAA) was founded in October 2017 by the first promotion of midwives from the University Institute of Health Sciences and Community Development of Bujumbura in Burundi to...Read More

What is a midwife

A midwife is a person who has successfully completed a midwifery education programme that is based on the ICM Essential Competencies for Basic Midwifery Practice and the framework of the ICM Global Standards for Midwifery Education and is recognized in the...Read More.


MAA Vyara Uheke

MISSION: Contribute to the development of mother-child health by strengthening the capacities of midwives in order to ensure quality care for the reduction of maternal-fetal mortality in Burundi.

VISION: A Burundi where every woman of childbearing age and her newborn have access to quality health care provided by midwives.

VALUES: Love, Health, Equality, Dignity and Respect, Non-violence, Integrity, Sympathy, Empathy, Transparency, Tolerence.

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