What's Hot

Wed, 2012-04-18 11:58
In partnership with Shelter Net BC and BC Society of Transition Houses, the Woman Abuse Response Program at BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre will be delivering free training on Improving Women's Safety in Co-Ed Shelters in 7...
Thu, 2012-04-12 13:54
CWHN has recently joined Twitter and we invite YOU to share in our conversations on women’s health. Check us out on Twitter! twitter.com/#!/CdnWomensHealth
Wed, 2012-04-11 13:56
CWHN’s Facebook page is another great place to learn about what’s hot in women’s health. We update it regularly with the issues that matter to all of us, and you’ll also find others there who share your interests and passion for women’s health issues....
Tue, 2012-04-10 12:15
DES Action USA has created a DES Health History Survey. They have put it online so that DES-exposed individuals around the world can participate. The more surveys turned in, the better the possibility they have of identifying health trends....
Tue, 2012-04-10 12:10
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Team in Gender, Environment and Health has announced it will provide financial support to its members for presentations at conferences and publications related to the team’s activities. This incentive...
Tue, 2012-04-10 12:09
This easy to read Guide by the Positive Women’s Network aims to provide newly diagnosed women with simple, basic information about HIV and the changes it could bring to their lives. The Pocket Guide provides simple, basic and easy-to-read information...
Thu, 2012-04-05 15:29
A milestone in the Canadian women’s health movement! The many publications that make up the archives of the Montreal Health Press have been scanned by the Canadian Museum for Human Rights and are now online.  The first publication of the MHP was the...
Thu, 2012-04-05 15:28
Retreat Date: May 23 – 25, 2012 – Application Deadline: April 20, 2012 Retreat Date: June 20 – 22, 2012 – Application Deadline: May 16, 2012 The Ontario Women’s Health Network (OWHN) is currently accepting applications for the upcoming Level 1:...
Thu, 2012-04-05 15:24
DisAbled Women's Network (DAWN) Canada/Réseau d'action des femmes handicapées (RAFH) Canada is looking for an administrative assistant. DAWN/RAFH is a national organisation in service to women with disabilities since 1985. They controlled by and...
Thu, 2012-04-05 15:22
Health Canada has updated their article on Responsible Drinking, with new information about Canada’s new low-risk drinking guidelines, for both women and men. The It's Your Health article on Responsible Drinking is now available on Health...
Wed, 2012-04-04 13:12
Passionate about merging sustainability with style? Ready to update your natural beauty regimen before summer? Just in time for the new season, the 2nd annual CONNECT BEAUTY event and fashion show will celebrate the glamorous, natural and eco-...
Tue, 2012-04-03 11:15
What are the benefits and harms of attending a screening programme for breast cancer? How many will benefit from being screened, and how many will be harmed? What is the scientific evidence for this? For the latest information on the evidence on...
Mon, 2012-04-02 16:11
The British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health (BCCEWH) invites you to view, download and/or order new materials about women, pregnancy, and tobacco cessation and relapse prevention at www.expectingtoquit.ca. You are also invited to...
Mon, 2012-04-02 15:56
Since February 1, 2012, stakeholders have been invited to review and provide comments on the revised draft statement: Nutrition for Healthy Term Infants - Recommendations from Birth to Six Months. This is the standard guide for infant feeding for...
Wed, 2012-03-28 16:16
On March 8, 2012, YWCA Muskoka premiered Fairly Foul, a documentary about the links between chemicals found in everyday cosmetics and beauty items, and women’s health and the environment. The film highlights some of the hidden hazards in our health and...
Wed, 2012-03-28 15:17
First National Parental Mental Health Conference First International Young Carers Congress Third International World Congress on Children of Parents with Mental Illness May 6 – 8, 2012 Vancouver, BC This conference brings together an interdisciplinary...
Mon, 2012-03-26 09:20
The Prairie Women’s Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE) is evaluating midwifery care in Manitoba for Manitoba Health. As part of the evaluation, they are asking women who have received care from a midwife in the last three years in the province to fill...
Mon, 2012-03-26 09:16
The Medical Reform Group in Ontario, a group of  group of licensed Canadian medical doctors, has launched a campaign called Doctors for Fair Taxation. They believe that government revenues should be increased through taxes in “a fair fashion to...
Mon, 2012-03-26 09:13
The Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women in Sport (CAAWS) has published Actively Engaging Women and Girls: Addressing the Psycho-Social Factors, a new resource designed to increase opportunities for women and girls as both participants and...
Mon, 2012-03-26 09:10
Challenging Behaviour – The Tip of the Iceberg November 15-17, 2012 Vancouver, BC Conference Objectives: - To promote best practices in physical and mental health for individuals with developmental disabilities - Recognize the multifactorial determinants...