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Safe and respectful maternal and newborn care

Safe and respectful maternal and newborn care

During pregnancy, labour, and delivery, many First Nations, Inuit and Métis people experience significant barriers to accessing care. This can lead to a higher risk of poor maternal and newborn health. But there are ways to make a difference.

One is to get informed.

The National Aboriginal Council of Midwives and Patients for Patient Safety Canada are hosting a webinar on September 17, on World Patient Safety Day. The goals of this virtual discussion are to build awareness and understanding of the experiences of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis people, and to discuss ways to provide safe maternal and newborn care.

Perspectives and experiences of patients, providers and researchers on the current patient safety challenges will be shared, as well as the supports and strategies to improve outcomes and experiences. This session will also identify what health-care providers and leaders can do to improve First Nations, Inuit and Métis safety and health.

Friday, September 17, 2021
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. (ET)
Sign up here