Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Sue Kildea on Radio National tomorrow approx 11.30am (Thurs 15 July)

Sue Kildea will be on ABC Radio National's Bush Telegraph program tomorrow approx. 11.30am. She will be discussing birth on country and her upcoming trip to Inuit communities in Canada. Listen in or listen to the podcast afterwards.

Professor Sue Kildea is the Professor of Midwifery and Clinical Chair of Midwifery for the ACU and Mater Health Service.

She is a registered nurse and midwife with clinical, management, policy, education and research experience across both acute care and primary health care settings. Together with Molly Wardaguga, a Senior Aboriginal Health Worker from Maningrida, Professor Kildea was the joint recipient of the UTS Human Rights Award in 2004 for contribution to advancing reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. She has performed World Health Organisation and other consultancies in Vietnam, Mongolia and Indonesia and worked as a midwife in South Africa. She is currently a chief investigator on 3 NHMRC grants, 4 government funded grants and tenders, 3 internal grants (evaluations). Professor Kildea will be presenting at the Normal Birth conference in Vancouver in August 2010.

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