International Day of Midwifery was celebrated at CMW School HANDS Bin Qasim Town on 14th May 2016. Oath taking/ lamp lighting ceremony of junior students (March Batch.2016-17) of CMW School HANDS Jamkanda was also held during this event. All students one by one lighted their lamps from the lamp held by the Principal. All the midwifery students recited the midwifery oath. This ceremony was organized to make midwives dedicated, sincere to their profession to save motherhood and development of midwifery profession. Lighting of lamp further symbolized transfer of knowledge, skills and spirit of midwifery. HANDS Health program and district team were special guest of the day. Senior CMW students welcomed their juniors. The program was managed by senior students along with their teacher. It was very good orientation for new and old students. Total 44 midwives and 20 guests participated.
Principal congratulated all students on the successful program and advised them to maintain highest standards of their noble profession and inculcate sense of maturity, empathy, dedication and commitment. The ceremony ended with refreshment and a beautiful program arranged by senior midwifery students.
This program gave message to all that “Midwives are here to save motherhood in rural areas” Main purpose of these events is to celebrate the international day of midwifery 2016, do advocacy about importance of midwives, celebrate Lamp lighting ceremony and welcome new midwifery students session.2016-17