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Grace Edwards

Prof Grace Edwards is a qualified nurse and midwife. Her qualifications include: RN, RM, Advanced Diploma in Midwifery, Certificate in Education, Masters in Education & PhD. She is currently serving as a Professor for Midwifery Education and practice at the Aga Khan University in Uganda, but working strategically across East Africa to develop and promote midwifery practice.

Her accomplishments include: National Midwifery lead in UK for the Confidential Enquiries into Maternal and Infant deaths, one of the first Consultant Midwives in the UK with joint appointment as Principal lecturer in Midwifery Research, set up first Midwifery Education Programme in the UAE, Developed the Shared Care Model of Practice, recognising and promoting the midwife as the expert in normal births which has been endorsed throughout all Government hospitals in Abu Dhabi, Editorial Board member of the International Journal of Childbirth, Editorial Board member for MIDIRS, the Midwifery Digest, Immediate past Council member for ICM, Honorary Appointment as professor of midwifery for Salford University in the UK

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