2011 Conference

The Positive Pregnancy Programme: A Collaborative Model for Providing Care to HIV-Positive Women During Pregnancy


Mark Yudin is Adjunct Scientist in the Keenan Research Centre of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael's Hospital and Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Toronto. He is an obstetrician/gynecologist with a special interest in infectious diseases in women. His clinical and research interests relate to infections during pregnancy.

Jay MacGillivray, R.M. is a member of the small group of Canada's first Registered Midwives and has been a midwife and activist-advocate for more than 25 years. She maintains a specific clinical practice focus on people who are marginalized because of HIV/AIDS, substance use, street culture, the sex trade or survival sex, disability, homophobia, transphobia, immigration status, and other systemic barriers to health care access. In 2006 Jay co-founded The Positive Pregnancy Programme with Dr. Mark Yudin at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto. The programme provides comprehensive interdisciplinary pregnancy, birth, and postpartum care to HIV-positive mothers and their babies.

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