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Long-distance travel for birth for Indigenous people

June 21, 2021 Canadian Medical Association Journal
CMAJ Podcasts
Long-distance travel for birth for Indigenous people
Show Notes
New research shows that Indigenous People living in rural Canada are 16 times more likely to have to travel long distances to give birth compared to non-Indigenous people living in rural areas. In this podcast, Dr. Janet Smylie and Evelyn George explain these striking findings.Dr. Janet Smylie is Métis-Cree, a family practitioner and professor of public health at the University of Toronto. Evelyn George is a Nbissing registered midwife living in Syilx territory of British Columbia.They were two of the authors of a research article published in CMAJ:www.cmaj.ca/lookup/doi/10.1503/cmaj.201903Podcast transcript: www.cmaj.ca/transcript-201903-----------------------------------This podcast episode is brought to you by Shingrix. Learn more at:www.shingrix.ca/en-ca/index.html-----------------------------------This podcast episode is brought to you by Dr. Bill. Dr. Bill makes billing on the go easy and pain free. Start your 45-day free trial today: www.drbill.app/cmaj-----------------------------------Listen to Cold Steel, the official podcast of the Canadian Journal of Surgery: http://canjsurg.ca/podcasts-----------------------------------Subscribe to CMAJ Podcasts on Apple Podcasts or your favourite podcast app. You can also follow us directly on our SoundCloud page or you can visit www.cmaj.ca/page/multimedia/podcasts.