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Introducing Women's Health Collective Canada

Women’s College Hospital Foundation is proud to expand its impact by joining forces with BC Women’s Health Foundation and Alberta Women’s Health Foundation to launch Women’s Health Collective Canada.

Through this powerful new strategic alliance, we will amplify, magnify and unify our movements across Canada as we continue to raise awareness and funds for equity in women’s health across the country.

An unprecedented gift to support survivors of sex trafficking

We are proud to announce that HART Foundation has generously pledged $1 million to launch a groundbreaking research-based initiative at Women's College Hospital to help ensure survivors of sex trafficking can access safe, trauma-informed care.

Read more to learn how this gift offers an unprecedented opportunity to explore gaps in care for survivors and will inform evidence-based treatment options for this uniquely underserved community.

Thank you, HART Foundation, for joining the movement to revolutionize healthcare!

Looking ahead to 2021 with gratitude and optimism

As we leave 2020 behind, we look ahead to a new year full of possibility, potential and exciting advancements in equitable healthcare for everyone.

Read Jennifer Bernard’s special New Year’s message sharing her vision and hope for the year to come.

Meet this year’s Women for Women’s Presenters

Join us at Women for Women’s on March 8 to learn about, talk about and support the future of health for women!

Guests will hear engaging talks from Women’s College Hospital medical leaders Dr. Aisha Lofters and Dr. Ruth Heisey about the importance of equity and representation in healthcare and how, by raising our voices for women’s health, we can create a healthier, more equitable world for everyone.

       

FROM THE EXPERTS: COVID-19 NEWS FROM WOMEN’S COLLEGE HOSPITAL

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Debunking myths: Ontario doctors explain why most people should get COVID-19 vaccines

CBC: WCH's Dr. Noah Ivers joins other Ontario doctors to debunk myths about the COVID-19 vaccine.

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THE WOMEN’S COLLEGE HOSPITAL MOBILE VACCINATION TEAM GETS DEPLOYED!

Last week marked a monumental moment for WCH as the mobile vaccination team headed into long-term care and vaccinated 831 residents, staff and essential caregivers. Read more to view photos and words of gratitude from grateful members of the community.

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TO CUT THROUGH COVID-19 DISINFORMATION, OTTAWA URGED TO MAKE SURE VACCINATION INFO ALSO REACHES NEWCOMERS

Toronto Star: Dr. Meb Rashid, Medical Director of the Crossroads Clinic at Women’s College Hospital, weighs in on the need for accurate vaccine information for newcomers to Canada.

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OPINION: KEEP THE VIRTUAL HEALTH-CARE REVOLUTION GOING

Financial Post: WCH’s Dr. Sacha Bhatia and William Falk argue that virtual care should become a central pillar of a new health delivery system that ensures all Canadians get the right care at the right time.

 
       


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UPCOMING EVENTS


Virtual Hereditary Cancer Series

January - November, 2021

Are you interested in learning more about hereditary cancers and the most relevant advances in BRCA1 and BRCA2 research? Join WCH researchers and experts for a free monthly webinar series exploring a new topic every month.



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Women for Women's

March 8, 2021

Join us on March 8th, International Women’s Day, for the 10th annual Women for Women’s signature virtual event!



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Run for Women

July 4 - 11, 2021

Join us virtually this July at the Run For Women, presented by the LOVE.YOU. program by Shoppers Drug Mart. 100% of proceeds from registrations in Toronto will be directed to Women's College Hospital's Women’s Mental Health Program. Sign up for $35 for a limited time. Offer ends on February 15, 2021.

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