COVID-19 has imposed major disruptions to the child and maternal health services that have disproportionately impacted newcomer women and children. Join us for a panel discussion featuring diverse perspectives from frontline healthcare professionals across Canada and a newcomer with lived experience as they discuss:
• How COVID-19 has exacerbated maternal health inequities for newcomer women and children
• Some of the top challenges Newcomer women experience during labor and delivery
• Examples of promising practices to support newcomer women during labour and delivery
• Recommendations for advancing maternal health equity
Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a moderated question and answer period.