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Fri, 2012-05-04 09:40
A piece in this week’s Maclean’s magazine by Anne Kingston talks about how women have been largely excluded from medical research, and why women should be “outraged” about this. CWHN has been working to close this “gender gap” for almost two decades...
Fri, 2012-05-04 09:36
Much overage is being given recently to Motion 312, which is being introduced by Federal Conservative MP Stephen Woodworth. Motion-312 asks Parliament to examine the current definition of “human being” in the Criminal Code to decide whether it should...
Wed, 2012-05-02 15:07
The reaction across Canada has been swift and strong to our news of impending funding cuts to the CWHN and our partners in women’s health research. Our story has been covered in major media in English and French and has also reached south of...
Wed, 2012-05-02 14:45
The recent Health Canada cuts to funding for women’s health in our country have received attention not only throughout Canada but also south of the border. Today’s Our Bodies, Our Blog gives a good overview of the funding cuts to CWHN, le Réseau...
Mon, 2012-04-30 12:31
Women’s Healthy Environments Network (WHEN) invites you to: Come watch the beautiful film based on the book by Sandra Steingraber, Living Downstream: A Scientist's Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment.  There will be...
Fri, 2012-04-27 16:04
Breast Cancer Action Montréal's executive director, Rosanne Cohen and Patricia Kearns will be reporting back after attending a workshop given by the National Network on Environments and Women's Health (NNEWH) in partnership with the Canadian Auto Workers...
Thu, 2012-04-26 04:36
A free webinar by Breast Cancer Action (San Francisco) is being offered on both May 15 and 16: Why are white women more likely to develop breast cancer, yet African American, Latina and Samoan women are more likely to die from the disease? Why do women...
Thu, 2012-04-26 04:34
The Women’s Healthy Environments Network (WHEN) website has a whole new look and feel. Their volunteer team has been working hard to revamp the WHEN logo and website. You’ll see a variety of new features, responding to the advice they’ve received...
Thu, 2012-04-26 04:31
The Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health and the Prairie Women’s Health Centre of Excellence have produced a new report: Overweight and Obesity in Pregnancy: A Review of Evidence by J. R. Bernier, Y. Hanson This literature review...
Thu, 2012-04-26 04:30
The Spring edition of The Net, a newsletter produced by The International Network of Women Against Tobacco (INWAT), and sponsored by the BC Centre of Excellence for Women's Health, came out in time for the 15th World Conference on Tobacco or...
Tue, 2012-04-24 10:53
UBC seeks quantitative researcher for study on sex, gender, and equity in pharmaceutical policy: Research Position  Bright, conscientious, and personable Project Manager sought to join an interdisciplinary research team at the University of British...
Tue, 2012-04-24 10:48
A recent video commentary offers an interesting and provocative take on the issue of women and statins. In this commentary, Dr. Michael Eades discusses the videotaped remarks of Dr. JoAnn Manson at Harvard Medical School as she talks about the Women’s...
Tue, 2012-04-24 10:44
The Canadian Journal of Women and the Law (CJWL/RFD) has issued a call for papers on the topic of "Feminist Approaches to Assisted Human Reproduction in Canada after the Supreme Court of Canada Reference".  Note that papers are due by...
Mon, 2012-04-23 11:44
Women’s Health Clinic is hosting a first meeting (and maybe others) to bring interested women from diverse organizations, families, committees, issues, ages, orientations, abilities, and communities together. It is time for Manitoba women to...
Fri, 2012-04-20 14:27
New, from the Public Health Agency of Canada: Population-specific HIV/AIDS status report: Women is the third in a series of eight reports being prepared by the Public Health Agency of Canada on populations particularly affected by HIV/AIDS in ...
Fri, 2012-04-20 03:47
Reproductive Rights/Motion-312 Crafting, Writing and Taking Action! Hosted by FemRev Tuesday April 24th 7-9pm Mentoring Artists for Women's Art (MAWA) 611 Main Street, Winnipeg FemRev invites you to an informal evening to come together to craft,...
Thu, 2012-04-19 17:29
The Health Council of Canada has just released their report, Seniors in need, caregivers in distress: What are the home care priorities for seniors in Canada? In every region examined, the majority of home care clients are women. Some other...
Thu, 2012-04-19 17:27
A recent review published in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that drugs for urgency urinary incontinence show “small benefit”. Read the systematic review here: Systematic Review: Benefits and Harms of Pharmacologic Treatment for...
Thu, 2012-04-19 16:25
April 25, 2012 -- 12:00 Noon Eastern Please take time to review the new instructions in advance EMForum.org will host a one hour presentation and interactive discussion Wednesday, April 25, 2012, beginning at 12:00 Noon Eastern time (...
Wed, 2012-04-18 12:04
Kathy Fitzpatrick and Christine Knott, scholarship laureates of the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) Gender Team will present their study results during the next Web conference “Through a Gender Lens: Occupational Health and Safety Of...