Access in Canada: The Politics of Mifegymiso

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 06:30 to 08:00

Access to essential medical services shouldn’t depend on a person’s postal code or income bracket. As Federal, Provincial and Territorial leaders meet, this event will focus on the politics of abortion access in Canada. The political momentum around the roll-out of the newly available abortion pill (Mifegymiso) is an opportunity to discuss necessary steps to achieve equal access for all.

Expert panelists, public stakeholders and government representatives will engage in a collaborative conversation about removing existing barriers to medical abortion in Canada. With opening remarks from New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant.

Panelists
Sarah Hoffman, Alberta Minister of Health
Barb Shellian, President of the Canadian Nurses Association
Sandeep Prasad, Executive Director of Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights
Denise Lambert, Program Designer for Kimamow Atoskanow Foundation
Celia Posyniak, Executive Director of Kensington Clinic

Moderator
Heather Cobb, ASPSH President, Board of Directors

RSVP
Darrah Teitel at darrah@sexualhealthandrights.ca

Light refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served. All are welcome.

The event will take place in Edmonton, Alberta, alongside the Council of the Federation. 

Salon B at Chateau Lacombe
10111 Bellamy Hill Rd NW
Edmonton , AB
Canada
Alberta CA
Darrah Teitel

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