Conference will promote better care for CALD women

The 2017 Perinatal CALD conference will explore a range of topics.
The 2017 Perinatal CALD conference will explore a range of topics.

Birth challenges for first generation mothers in Australia and intimate partner violence in the culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) community will be explored at the 2017 Perinatal CALD Conference at Westmead Hospital.

The conference will be held on November 24, from 8.30am-4.30pm.

It aims at improving the health and wellbeing of culturally and linguistically diverse women and their families by educating healthcare providers.

Speakers on the day will include:

  • Dr James Brown – Birth challenges for first generation mothers in Australia
  • Dr Veth (Maria) Guevarra – Exploring changes in behaviour and health status over subsequent pregnancies among mothers in WSLHD
  • Dr Lieu Trinh – Caesarean section among immigrants with different obstetrical risks in a local health district in Australia
  • Prof Jane Fisher – Innovative program to reduce parenting post-natal mental health issues – a new way of thinking
  • Daniela Francavilla – Intimate partner violence in the CALD community
  • Dr Catriona Doi – Sexual health in the CALD community
  • Dr Tanveer Ahmed and Nalini O’Brien – Emotional stress and communication
  • Robyn Gasparotto – promoting cultural safety in midwifery practice – personal reflections

A/Prof Camille Rayes-Greenow and Prof Philip Boyce will also offer insights into working with the CALD community.

The conference is free, and registration is essential and can be made by clicking here.

 

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