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Mon, 2012-09-24 10:12
Read the results of the David Suzuki Foundation’s survey this year on ingredients in our home cleaners. Cleaners Survey Executive Summary is a summary of the key findings from the survey and recommendations to protect our health and the health of...
Thu, 2012-09-20 13:12
November 21, 2012 Intimate Partner Violence is a serious public health problem. Health care providers have a role to play in identifying and supporting victims of intimate partner violence. In this training, Dr. Robin Mason will provide background...
Thu, 2012-09-20 13:09
A request for participants for an online study of sexual communication and body image in women: The University of Kansas and the University of Arkansas are interested in hearing about your experiences with sexual communication and body image. They are...
Thu, 2012-09-20 12:59
The Ontario Women’s Directorate is pleased to invite funding applications for two initiatives that support Ontario’s Sexual Violence Action Plan. Public Education Campaign - Phase Two: Draw-the-Line/ Traçons-les-limites The Ontario Women's...
Thu, 2012-09-20 12:58
The most recent newsletter from the Women’s Health Environments Network (WHEN) is online. Read it here!
Tue, 2012-09-18 16:08
A Best Practices Review of Smoking Cessation Interventions for Pregnant and Postpartum Girls and Women The BC Centre of Excellence for Women's Health invites you to visit their bilingual website about smoking, pregnancy, change and support.  Here...
Tue, 2012-09-18 16:06
Investigating the systemic barriers immigrant women face in Toronto's labour market and the impacts on health This recent issue of the Ontario Women’s Health Network (OWHN) E-Bulletin gives a snapshot of Access Alliance's forthcoming report addressing...
Sat, 2012-09-15 11:01
Routine blood and ultrasound tests given to screen healthy women for ovarian cancer do more harm than good and should not be performed, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended this month. According to the task force panel, ...
Thu, 2012-09-13 12:21
September 12 is the first ever Global Female Condom Day, intended to help raise awareness of the female condom as an option for pregnancy and HIV prevention. The female condom is the only available woman-initiated method available that offers dual...
Wed, 2012-09-12 15:12
PRESS RELEASE (OTTAWA, ON) On September 6, 2012 – The Native Women’s Association of Canada’s new President, Michelle Audette, denounces Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada’s (AANDC) funding cuts and pledges to ensure that Canadian...
Wed, 2012-09-12 15:11
Deadline for application is Wednesday, September 19th, 4 p.m. EST. CRIAW invites applications for a 2-3-day/week Project Manager to manage the FemNorthNet research project and its community leadership development initiative for underrepresented...
Wed, 2012-09-12 15:09
Closing date: September 15 2012 They’re looking for a dynamic ADVOCACY & POLICY INTERN who wants to learn more about how women’s rights organizations work and make a meaningful contribution to our advocacy and policy program. They're also...
Wed, 2012-09-12 15:08
Making Menstruation Matter: 20th Biennial Conference of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research Marymount Manhattan College New York City June 6-8, 2013 -How and why does menstruation matter? -What is the role of the menstrual cycle in...
Wed, 2012-09-12 15:06
What if you knew you could go to prison for something you couldn't change? Women's voices have rarely been heard on this important issue. What happens if a woman does not disclose her HIV-positive status to a sexual partner? How does criminalization...
Wed, 2012-09-12 15:04
The planning committee welcomes you to submit a poster or oral abstract to the 2013 North American Refugee Health Conference. A limited number of workshops will also be considered. The North American Refugee Health Conference is recognized as the premier...
Fri, 2012-09-07 13:13
The National Network on Environments and Women's Health (NNEWH) is looking for a part-time Research Administrator (contract position until March 2013).   If interested, please find more details in the on-line posting (PDF). The National Network on...
Fri, 2012-09-07 09:42
Deadline for applications: 15 November 2012   The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Team in Gender, Environment & Health has sent out a CALL FOR APPLICATIONS to attend Integrating Sex & Gender at the Laboratory Bench: A "Concept...
Fri, 2012-09-07 09:37
The latest Cochrane review on the evidence on hormonal therapy (HT) in peri- and postmenopausal women finds: “HT significantly increases the risk of a coronary event, venous thrombo-embolism, stroke, breast cancer, gallbladder disease and death from lung...
Fri, 2012-09-07 09:35
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have released results of a study finding that girls with higher exposures to a common household chemical tend to start their periods an average of seven months earlier than girls with lower exposures to...
Fri, 2012-09-07 09:00
A recent Our Bodies, Our Blog post commented on gender bias in a press release about women and unpaid work. The press release was about a study comparing the number of hours that women and men (those who are employed outside the home and those...