Call for a Public Member for the Nunavut Midwifery Registration Committee

Press Release

16 January 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 reviews and makes 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 regarding 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 devote 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.

Committee members will receive an honorarium.

If you are interested in this opportunity, submit your resume and a letter of interest to Barbara Harvey at [email protected] or by fax at 867-982-3256 by February 17, 2023.

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Media Contact:

Victoria Morgan
Communications Specialist
Department of Health
867-975-5949
[email protected]

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