The overall topic for the workshop was ‘Values Based and Culture Informed Health Services and Research in Circumpolar Maternal Health’. The workshop utilized community-based participatory methods and Sharing Circles in planning and during the workshop. Researchers, midwifes and Elders from Alaska, Canada, Greenland and Sápmi attended. Three plenary session were made publicly available online via Zoom. The workshop was a great success and brought forward important experiences, thoughts and ideas for setting a maternal and child health research agenda in the Arctic. Keep an eye out for the upcoming proceedings article of the workshop.

The organizers and participants are thankful to the Novo Nordisk foundation to fund this workshop.