Heart of matters: Childbirth, trauma and cardiovascular outcomes for women
Wednesday, November 4, 2015: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
The health of women and girls is affected by health policies at the local, state, and national levels. The research that is featured in the session will highlight the significant impact that health policies can have on women and girls’ equitable access to high quality mental health care, trauma care, and maternity care. A “Health in All Policies” approach to creating and implementing equitable health policies will be discussed.
Session Objectives: Describe health policy approaches for improving healthcare access for women.
Discuss the impact of organizational policies and practices on the health outcomes of women and girls.
Describe the factors that affect healthcare providers' perspectives about maternal healthcare.
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Organized by: Women's Caucus
Endorsed by: Aging & Public Health, Socialist Caucus, Black Caucus of Health Workers, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights
Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)
Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)