Translated by :Arielle Aaronson
Dimensions:8.5in x 5.4 x 0.6 in | 240 gr
Page Count:208 pages
Maria De Koninck is Professor Emeritus in Université Laval?s Faculty of Medicine. First Chair of Women?s studies, she taught community health and lectured on social determinants of health. Her research and publications focus on women?s health, including childbirth, C-sections, reproductive technologies and midwifery, and on social health inequalities, poverty and exclusion. She has 20 years? experience in international research and consulting projects on HIV-AIDS in West Africa, maternal mortality (notably for WHO), and vulnerability of young migrant girls in urban settings. She lives in Quebec City.
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