Caitlin Johnston is a Program Manager at BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre. Caitlin’s manages programs related to women’s sexual and reproductive health including; contraception and abortion services, pregnancy assessment and loss, management of chronic pelvic pain, reproductive healthcare for women with disabilities, sexual assault examination and support services, and community primary care clinics for women with limited access to health services. Caitlin is also involved with several community based research and service projects in Canada and abroad. She co-founded, U-Tena Arts and Education Society (U-Tena), registered in Kenya and Canada. U-Tena uses non-literature based methods to provide sexual and reproductive health education to communities with low levels of literacy and increased vulnerability to poor health outcomes. Caitlin’s doctoral work is focused on the development of health promotion strategies in newcomer communities in Canada.
Community based participatory action research; mixed methods; sexual and reproductive health; newcomer women's health
Reproductive Infectious Diseases Sexual and Reproductive Health Global Health