At its core, midwifery is about working 'with woman' but a midwife's sphere of influence arguably reaches entire communities. Midwifery Matters to Everyone. The 2022 WA State Conference will be an inspirational day of discussion about the importance of midwifery. Keynote Speaker Sarah Ireland will join a fantastic line up of speakers covering a variety of topics which will appeal to all.
Associate Professor Elaine Läwurrpa Maypilama
Läwurrpa Maypilama is the co-writer and co-director of the documentary DJÄKAMIRR. The doco was made in partnership with her community and filmed over two years in remote Arnhem Land, Northern Territory. Läwurrpa works as senior research fellow at the Molly Wardaguga Research Centre, Charles Darwin University. She has a background in primary school teaching and education.
Dr Sarah Ireland
Sarah Ireland is the co-writer and co-producer of the documentary DJÄKAMIRR. Sarah works as a medical anthropologist, nurse and midwife accademic at the Molly Wardaguga Research Centre, Charles Darwin University. She has a clinical background in remote area nursing and midwifery, with experience delivering primary health care in collaboration with First Nations communities and practitioners.
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Themed Midwifery Matters to Everyone, the state conference will be an inspirational day of discussion about the importance of midwifery. We're excited to announce a wonderful line up of presentations, joining keynote Speakers Dr Sarah Ireland and Associate Professor Elaine Läwurrpa Maypilama.
Karen Ogilvie and Grace Phua will give an overview of Syphilis and the role of the MCDC and formulation of NMPs, Taryn Sharp WACHS will speak about the My Baby WA pregnancy app, Clinical Psychologist Lan Chen will speak about Moral Abuse and Midwives, plus ACM CEO Helen White, the introduction of speed dating posters and more!
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