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Minister announces more money for midwives

posted on January 15, 2015
Source: The Globe and Mail

Advanced Education Minister Andrew Wilkinson, back, announces $680,000 in funding in Vancouver on Wednesday for a program at the University of British Columbia that will help internationally educated midwives become fully licensed to practise in the province. The new program at UBC will accept eight first-year students a year starting in January, 2016. Upon completion of the program, students will be eligible to take the Canadian midwifery registration exam.

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