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    All ICM references can be found on the ICM Web site available from: or contact ICM headquarters office at Eisenhowerlaan 138, 2517 KN The Hague, the Netherlands, tel: +31 70 3060520; fax: +31 70 3555651.
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    Riley P, Anderson B, Noguch L, Vindigni S. Caring for global caregivers: A call to action. J Midwifery Womens Health 2005;50:265268.
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    International Confederation of Midwives. Global strategy and goals. The Hague: ICM, 2005.
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    The Partnership for Safe Motherhood and Newborn Health materials are available from:
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    PSMNH. An expanded initiative to promote the health and survival of women and newborns in the developing world. Geneva: PSMNH, 2004.
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    United Nations. Millenium Development Goals [Internet]. [cited March 17, 2005]. Available from:
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    International Confederation of Midwives. Milestones in International Midwifery. London: ICM, 1994.
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    World Health Organization. Make every mother & child count: Geneva: WHO, World Health Report, 2005.