International Networking: connecting midwives through social media

Sarah Stewart, Mary Sidebotham, Deborah Davis

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Abstract

This article reports on the 'Virtual International Day of the Midwife E-vent', an innovative initiative that uses social media to provide opportunities for learning and networking internationally. Background: This e-vent was conceived of and initiated in 2009 by a small group of midwives with an interest in social media. The e-vent uses web conferencing software and schedules a presentation every hour for a 24-h period so as to reach midwives or other interested parties in all time zones of the globe.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)431-434
Number of pages4
JournalBirth
Volume59
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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