WHRI Member, Dr. Wendy Norman, featured in CBC Health News

WHRI Member, Dr. Wendy Norman, is featured in CBC Health News for writing an editorial accompanying the new study surrounding telemedicine. Dr. Norman discusses the role telemedicine could play in countries where abortion services are highly restricted, suggesting women in these areas could use telemedicine to connect with a doctor and safely terminate their pregnancies at home.

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WHRI Member, Dr. Ruth Martin, featured in Montreal Gazette, The Ottawa Citizen and The Times Colonist

WHRI member, Dr. Ruth Martin, is featured in articles in Montreal Gazette, The Ottawa Citizen and The Times Colonist discussing the damaging separation effects due to lack of mother-child bonding time in Canadian correctional facilities.

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WHRI Member, Dr. K.S Joseph, featured in CTV News and Science Daily

WHRI member, Dr. K.S. Joseph, is featured in articles in CTV News, and Science Daily. Research led by Dr. Joseph is the first study in Canada looking at pregnancy outcomes in reduced multi-fetal pregnancies resulting from fertility treatment. Joseph links fetal reduction in multi-fetal pregnancies with better birth outcomes, suggesting the selective reduction technique is … Continue reading “WHRI Member, Dr. K.S Joseph, featured in CTV News and Science Daily”

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WHRI Member, Dr. Paul Yong, Recent Findings Featured in Vancouver Sun and New England Journal of Medicine

Dr. Paul Yong and colleagues were featured in an article by the Vancouver Sun for their recent findings regarding endometriosis after discovering gene mutations in the pelvic lesions of women with endometriosis which are similar to those found in cancerous tissue. The findings of this study were published this week in the New England Journal … Continue reading “WHRI Member, Dr. Paul Yong, Recent Findings Featured in Vancouver Sun and New England Journal of Medicine”

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Dr. Lori Brotto featured in CBC news article

Dr. Lori Brotto was featured in an article by CBC news for her presentation at the recent Sexual Health 2017 Conference. Dr. Brotto spoke about the key research findings in sexuality over the last year and offered doctors skills for treating and talking about sexual health issues with their patients.  

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Dr. Lori Brotto’s Editorial in the Vancouver Sun

The WHRI’s Executive Director, Dr. Lori Brotto, wrote an editorial in the Vancouver Sun in honour of International Women’s Day. Read Lori’s article here: Opinion: Sexual desire is mainly in the mind  

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The work of Dr. Gina Ogilvie and her research team on HPV Testing in self collected samples in Uganda is being featured in this month’s HPV World newsletter.

You can view the full newsletter here: HPV WORLD_FEBRUARY_2017

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WHRI researcher, Dr. Ruth Elwood Martin, wrote an article for The Vanier Institute of the Family about how to best support the health of mothers and their babies in the context of incarceration.

Supporting the Health of Mothers and Their Babies in the Context of Incarceration

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WHRI researcher, Sarah Munro, spoke to CBC news about her latest findings showing that more women in B.C. are choosing to have repeat Caesarean sections than women in other parts of Canada.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/bc-c-section-1.3886593

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Global news video on ‘BC Doctors opposing Health Canada on the dispensing of the abortion pill’, featuring an interview with Dr. Wendy Norman:

B.C. doctors oppose Health Canada over dispensing abortion pill

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CBC news story on the dispensing of the new abortion drug featuring WHRI members Dr. Wendy Norman and Dr. Judith Soon

http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/abortion-pill-dispense-1.3808150

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