Gilberte A. Vansintejan, a nurse-midwife from Belgium, holds an MPH from the Johns Hopkins University and an EdD from Columbia University. She has worked extensively with the World Health Organization in less developed countries. Since 1978, she has been a freelance consultant to the United Nations, USAID, and nongovernmental agencies. She has been working in curriculum development, and in training nurses and midwives as trainers and family-planning providers. She currently lives in New York City.
MIDWIFERY An International Career
Article first published online: 6 JAN 2011
1989 American College of Nurse Midwives
Journal of Nurse-Midwifery
Volume 34, Issue 6, pages 355–358, November-December 1989
How to Cite
Vansintejan, G. A. (1989), MIDWIFERY An International Career. Journal of Nurse-Midwifery, 34: 355–358. doi: 10.1016/0091-2182(89)90011-6
- Issue published online: 6 JAN 2011
- Article first published online: 6 JAN 2011
International work is an unforgettable experience that promotes personal growth and fosters adaptability to any professional environment thereafter. The author describes highlights of her own professional career with the hope of encouraging others to undertake midwifery service in less developed countries.