Red Nose Day

Red Nose Day is to save little lives and support families impacted by the death of a baby or child. The first National Red Nose Day was held in 1988 – asking Australian to “get silly for a serious cause” — after a number of Sudden Infant Death associations and...

International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 50,000 to 100,000 women worldwide are affected by obstetric fistula annually. Obstetric fistula, an abnormal opening between a woman’s genital tract and her urinary tract or rectum, results in constant incontinence,...

International Midwives’ Day

A midwife is a health professional trained to support and care for women during pregnancy, labour and birth. They help pregnant women to stay healthy (prenatal care), assist the birth, and care for mother and baby in the first few weeks following birth (postnatal...