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Call for Abstracts: World Sexual Health Day

World Sexual Health Day is an awareness day managed by the World Association for Sexual Health (WAS), a global advocacy organization committed to promoting best practices in sexual health. It is celebrated annually on September 4th and attempts to break down social and cultural taboos associated with sexuality and to promote positive sexual health around … Continue reading “Call for Abstracts: World Sexual Health Day”

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The Patient Partner Experience: Lessons from the #ItsNotInYourHead campaign

As part of the #ItsNotInYourHead awareness campaign wrap-up, Melissa Nelson, Communications Assistant, and Ciana Maher, Research Coordinator, sat down with patient partner Lana Barry to discuss why involving a patient partner in KT work is important, and to explore how this collaboration between researchers and patient partners can catalyze a social media campaign.

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Women’s Health Research Institute becomes UBC Faculty of Medicine Research Centre

The Faculty of Medicine, UBC, is very pleased to recognize the Women’s Health Research Institute (WHRI) as a Faculty of Medicine Research Centre in recognition of its scientific contributions and its significance to the Faculty of Medicine’s mission and the public’s health. By coming within the Faculty’s organizational structure as the Women’s Health Research Centre, … Continue reading “Women’s Health Research Institute becomes UBC Faculty of Medicine Research Centre”

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 In the Media

Dr. Ogilvie and team featured in the media for new study on the use of HPV testing to screen for cervical cancer

Dr. Gina Ogilvie and team have been featured by multiple news outlets for their new publication in JAMA, Effect of Screening With Primary Cervical HPV Testing vs Cytology Testing on High-grade Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia at 48 Months: The HPV FOCAL Randomized Clinical Trial. Read more about the study: UBC Faculty of Medicine press release The Washington Post NBC … Continue reading “Dr. Ogilvie and team featured in the media for new study on the use of HPV testing to screen for cervical cancer”

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Check out Dr. Lori Brotto’s appearance on CTV’s Your Morning

Dr. Lori Brotto was featured on CTV’s Your Morning to talk about her book Better Sex Through Mindfulness. Check out the clip here.

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Dr. Kristen Campbell featured in an article from the CBC!

Dr. Kristen Campbell was featured in an article by the CBC about Australian guidelines suggesting that doctors prescribe exercise as part of care for cancer patients. Read the article here.

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WHRI Events

World Sexual Health Day

Date: September 5, 2018

Time: 12pm - 1:30pm

Location: D308 SHY BLDG

World Sexual Health Day

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