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Lifting Her Voice: Advancing Equity in Care for Women Living with Heart Conditions and Stroke
About This Presentation:
The burden and impact of heart conditions, stroke and vascular cognitive impairment on women in Canada is high and inequitable. Women living with heart conditions have reported significant challenges due to gender inequities in healthcare, as a result of damaging systemic and historical biases and barriers. The purpose of this webinar is to raise awareness of the inequities experienced by women, to empower women living with heart conditions to be champions of their own health and to discuss how healthcare professionals and health systems can advance equity and create safe spaces for women receiving heart and brain care. Heart & Stroke aims to uplift women’s voices and improve their health outcomes as a result.

Key Topics:
This webinar will focus on understanding and promoting awareness of the challenges faced by women living with heart conditions and stroke when accessing healthcare. The goal is to advance equity in care for heart conditions and stroke to improve outcomes for women.

Learning Objectives:
- Describe the current landscape and historical context of challenges women living with heart conditions and stroke face when accessing care.
- Discuss opportunities to integrate gender equity into practice for healthcare professionals.
- Identify practical strategies for healthcare professionals and empower women living with heart conditions and stroke to advance equity in care and improve women’s health outcomes.

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Feb 7, 2023 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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