Feasibility of Pre-Natal Allowance in Reducing Infant Mortality Rates in the Baffin Island Region

Regions: Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut

Tags: health, social sciences, social support, health care, pregnancy, finance

Principal Investigator: McWhinney, Deborah (1)
Licence Number: 11192
Organization: Trent University; GNWT Department of Social Services
Licenced Year(s): 1991
Issued: Jan 01, 1991
Project Team: Anne Crawford

Objective(s): To determine the feasibility and applicability of a financial allowance given to all pregnant mothers pre-natally;

Project Description: In co-operation with the GNWT Department of Social Services and the Women's Shelter, Iqaluit, the Researcher will investigate the extent to which women feel empowered by the health care system, particularly pre-natal health care.