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The Racialized Maternal Health Conference

The Racialized Maternal Health Conference

When: January 31, 2018
Time: 08:00 AM
Where: 60 Leonard Ave

About the conference

The Racialized Maternal Health Conference 2018 is a forum where professionals, students, experts, researchers, policy-makers and other stakeholders will come together to pursue efforts to improve racialized maternal-newborn health and practices in Canada by promoting best practices, cultural competency and advocacy for racialized maternal health issues, research and policies.


Who Should Attend

The Racialized Maternal Health Conference is a meeting place for a wide range of stakeholders, organizations, academics, researchers, communities, students and policy-makers. In addition to, anyone who is interested in understanding the impact, burden and knowledge practices for racialized maternal health care in Canada, should be attending this conference.



Exploring racialized maternal health through the lens of the Social Determinants



1 Gender, Race and Culture.
2 Clinical / biological
3 Sexuality and disability
4 Institutional (social and health service) and Policy.



• Plenary Sessions: Keynote addresses and a panel discussion with various topics that appeal to the attendees
• Poster presentations: Selected upon basis of results of an open call for abstracts
• Workshops and networking session to connect attendees and increase collaborations between attendees, provide delegates with skills and insights on various topics related to maternal health for racialized women