Call for a Public Member for the Nunavut Midwifery Registration Committee

Press Release

02 May 2023

The Department of Health is seeking a member of the public to serve on the Nunavut Midwifery Registration Committee.

The Nunavut Midwifery Registration Committee is mandated by the Midwifery Profession Act to review and make decisions on applications for licensing and renewal of midwifery practitioners in Nunavut. This committee also advises the Minister of Health on matters of policy, standards and legislation respecting registered midwives in Nunavut.

Public members of the committee are not registered midwives and are not employees of the Government of Nunavut (GN).

Applicants should have a strong interest in the regulatory process and be prepared to dedicate two to four hours each month for a teleconference meeting. A knowledge of traditional Inuit midwifery practice is an asset. Incumbents will assist in advancing midwifery professional development, including incorporating traditional midwifery knowledge into practice.

An Honorarium is paid as per Directive 810, GN Financial Administration Manual.

If you are interested in this opportunity, submit your resume and a letter of interest to Barbara Harvey at or by fax at 867-982-3256 by May 19, 2023.

Media Contact:

Danarae Sommerville
A/ Manager of Communications
Department of Health


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