The Year of the Nurse and Midwife

Midwifery is one of the oldest and most trusted professions in the world. Midwives are the key to reducing worldwide mortality rates of mothers and babies and the key to life long good health!

To celebrate this invaluable contribution, the World Health Organisation has declared 2020 the year of the nurse and midwife. So make 2020 your year!

Take on new challenges, build your network and hit accelerate on your career. But most importantly, celebrate being part of this wonderful profession.


Start the Celebration

Media Kit

The media kit provides materials you can download and print or share on your social media channels. Help spread the word and start the celebration for the year of the Nurse and Midwife

2020 Year of the Nurse and Midwife Flyer

2020 Year of the Nurse and Midwife Digital Banner

2020 Year of the Nurse and Midwife Logo

Facebook Frame

Add the Year of the Nurse and Midwife frame to your Facebook profile pic and join the celebration. Share with your friends and ask them to show their support too!




Social media

Make sure you are following us on social media!

Facebook: Australian College of Midwives (ACM)

Twitter: @midwivesacm

Instagram: @midwivesACM


Whats On

ACM Calendar

We will be celebrating The Year of the Nurse and Midwife with a monthly theme.

Keep an eye out for events, activities and competitions that will be rolled out throughout the year.


See what's on the ACM event calendar this year


Additonal Resources

Want to read more about International Year of the Nurse and Midwife? Check out the links below

World Health Organisation

International Confederation of Midwives

Women and Birth  2020 is the International Year of the Midwife: Announcing a special issue