The e-learning tool to increase the competences of midwives and health workers, originating from the care of asylum-seeking families.

:  24 e-log points  (part of the SHV continuing education catalogue 2022/2023)

: Flexible and independent e-learning tool

: Interactive modules (videos und audios with expert insights)

Midwife Refugee

The training tool will encourage you to reflect on your own images and stereotypes.
It tries to find different and new ways to deal with difficult situations in the care of people with a migration background.

It shows how to access the right resources, find easily applicable answers and learn about your own upbringing, privileges and belief systems.

It gives health professionals valuable insights into how the Swiss asylum system works

and extensive practical tools for dealing with transcultural interactions and trauma-sensitive care in their daily work.


: Become competent and able to deal with people from different cultural
   and ethnic backgrounds.

: Become part of an open-minded maternity and postpartum care.

: Learn to deal with the pressure of meeting more and more socio-economic
  and cultural needs.

: Reduce stress and exhaustion through meaningful work and   
more understanding.

: Help to work towards a more equitable health system for both health workers
   and patients.

: Help create better outcomes for asylum seeking families and receive positive






Midwife Refugee Kit -Part 2: 


  • Racism  Intersectionality 

  • Privilege check 

  • Discrimination in obstetrics 

  • FGC: Female genital cutting 

  • Trauma-sensitive care 

  • Self-care 

  • Holistic, person-centered care

Midwife Refugee Kit - Part 1: 

  • Background and motivation 

  • Swiss asylum system 

  • Communication and Language 

  • Culture 

  • Transcultural competencies 

  • Health in Switzerland 

  • Countries with most applications

Get a discount for individual solutions for institutions, hospitals or birthing houses!
Please contact us:


If you have a paypal-account, you can log in directly for the course by
registering on our Moodle page.
You can then use this login later for other courses. Use the following link:

Click on "Create new account", click "Next" twice and agree to the guidelines.
Fill in the registration data and create a new user account.
You will receive an email to confirm your account. Click on the link.
You should now be in our Moodle. Click on "Home" and then on "Midwife Refugee Kit".

If you would like to pay without Paypal (by credit card), you can do so here and you will receive an email telling you how to log in to our Moodle site.