Developing Strategies for Healthy Women, Healthy Pregnancy, Healthy Birth Outcomes

Thursday & Friday October 23rd & 24th, 2008
Hawai`i County, Hilton Waikoloa Village

Cost: $85.00 (includes reception, continental breakfast, lunch, and Summit materials)

10/23 noon – 5:15

10/24 8:30 – 4:30

Focus Areas: The availability and quality of health care/prevention services for women within preconception and perinatal periods to reduce disparities in birth outcomes.

Who Should Attend: Community workers and advocates; health insurance providers; legislators; state agency heads; business leaders; private foundation leaders; private and public sector perinatal services organizations; health and human services providers; faith community leaders; OB-GYNs; family practitioners; Community Health Centers; pediatricians; nurse midwives; other women’s; perinatal and infant care providers.

A copy of the preliminary agenda and online sign up is available HERE

There are three break out sessions on day 1:

  • Accessing Data for Hawaii: What, Where, How? (Donald Hayes MD, MPH and Mark Eshima, MA)
  • Culture Care Meanings of Child Bearing and Child Rearing Health Care Practices of Native Hawaiian, Filipino, and Micronesian Families Residing on the Island of Hawaii (Genevieve Kinney, PhD, CTN, Katharyn F. Daub, EdD, CTN, CNE, Angelina Ancheta Rushton, BSN, CHPN)
  • Community-based Perinatal Depression Screening for multi-ethnic women in Hawaii (D.D. Affonso, PhD, RN, FAAN)

It’s going to be really hard to choose which one to attend!