ANNOUNCING: ABORIGINAL MATERNAL HEALTH TALKING CIRCLES

CONNECT. COLLABORATE. BUILD CAPACITY.

Lunch and snacks will be provided
We’re also happy to offer a $25 gift card to all attendees

Bring birth closer to home – help us improve Aboriginal maternal health services.

REGISTER NOW: Limited Seats are available! 50 Maximum

Our one-day gathering will focus on:
 Implementing culturally-relevant, holistic and wellness-focused services
 Incorporating traditional teachings, language and culture into maternal health
 Supporting the transfer of Elders’ knowledge and experience
 Taking ownership of health care delivery
 Prevention and promotion in child and maternal health
Conversations will centre on:
 Exchanging stories and experiences
 Maternal health best practices, successes and challenges
 Sharing expertise, wisdom and traditional knowledge
 Brainstorming ways to incorporate traditional methods
 How we can better partner with patients, families and communities

Who should attend? Everyone interested in Aboriginal health delivery is invited to gather with us and share their maternal health journey.
Elders/ Aunties Parents / Grandparents Health managers Social services Existing ECD professionals Partners Midwives / Doulas
Nurses Medical professionals AIDP/ASCD

ABORIGINAL HEALTH Event Details Travel & Accommodation

Subsidies for travel, accommodation and childcare are available for those participants on a need-by need basis. Because of a limited budget, we greatly appreciate any programs that are able to cover these costs for their participants.

Registration Info To reserve a seat, please send your registration info to the contact listed below.

Deadline to register: February 13, 2013

Last Name
First Name
Title / Position
Community / Program / Organization
Street Address
City
Province
Postal Code
Phone
Cell
Email
Dietary / Mobility Requirements
Contact Info
Yvette Bolduc, Gathering Coordinator
Phone: 250.882.8737
Fax: 250.386.4289
Email: ybolduc@telus.net
Date
Time

Location February 19, 2013 9:30 am – 4 pm Conayt Friendship Society
Merritt Moms & Family Room
2164 Quilchena Avenue
Merritt, BC

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