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Nov 29, 2018, 08:30 ET Unique collaboration to improve the safety of obstetrical and perinatal care in Canada

HIROC, SOGC, and CMPA join forces as partners in Salus Global OTTAWA, Nov. 29, 2018 /CNW/ - The Healthcare Insurance Reciprocal of Canada (HIROC), the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of...


Jan 24, 2013, 09:34 ET Media Advisory - The SOGC/CFWH Journalism Awards for Excellence in Women's Health Reporting

OTTAWA, Jan. 24, 2013 /CNW/ - The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC), in collaboration with the Canadian Foundation for Women's Health (CFWH), is calling for submissions for ...


Jun 20, 2012, 10:11 ET The SOGC provides health-care professionals with advice on counselling patients about prenatal screening

OTTAWA, June 20, 2012 /CNW/ - Featured in the May edition of the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada is a new guide to help doctors, nurses and midwives counsel their patients about prenatal ...


Jun 20, 2012, 09:54 ET New SOGC guidelines focus on how to help HIV-positive Canadians plan a safe pregnancy

OTTAWA, June 20, 2012 /CNW/ - Featured in the June edition of the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada is a new clinical practice guideline to help doctors, nurses and midwives assist...


Jun 15, 2012, 15:19 ET Media advisory - Over 700 Women's Health Experts Meet in Ottawa, June 20-24

OTTAWA, June 15, 2012 /CNW/ - WHY: The 68th Annual Clinical Meeting of the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC). Leading international and Canadian experts will meet to...


Jan 19, 2012, 12:50 ET Media Advisory - The SOGC/CFWH Journalism Awards for Excellence in Women's Health Reporting

OTTAWA, Jan. 19, 2012 /CNW/ - The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC), in collaboration with the Canadian Foundation for Women's Health (CFWH), is calling for submissions for ...


Jan 19, 2012, 12:49 ET Media Advisory - The SOGC/CFWH Journalism Awards for Excellence in Women's Health Reporting

OTTAWA, Jan. 19, 2012 /CNW/ - The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC), in collaboration with the Canadian Foundation for Women's Health (CFWH), is calling for submissions for ...


Oct 19, 2010, 13:40 ET Cervical Cancer: Out of sight. Out of mind. Out of time?

OTTAWA, Oct. 19 /CNW/ - The Federation of Medical Women of Canada (FMWC) and the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) are ready to launch this year's National Pap Test...


Sep 15, 2010, 09:00 ET The SOGC and APOG respond to demand for clearer guidelines regarding pelvic
examinations by medical students

OTTAWA, Sept. 15 /CNW/ - Featured in the September edition of the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada is a revised joint policy statement developed by the Society of Obstetricians and...


Aug 12, 2010, 10:37 ET Women's health experts recommend screening and recording of alcohol use
before and during pregnancy to help prevent Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
(FASD)

OTTAWA, Aug. 12 /CNW/ - Featured in the August edition of the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada is a new consensus clinical practice guideline which recommends that screening for alcohol...


Jun 02, 2010, 09:00 ET Eighty per cent of maternal deaths in low-resource countries take place at
the moment of delivery and childbirth

OTTAWA, June 2 /CNW Telbec/ - As the G8 approaches, the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) is urging the Canadian government to recognize that a strategy on maternal and...


Jun 02, 2010, 09:00 ET Sexual Desire: More Than Just A "Feeling"

OTTAWA, June 2 /CNW Telbec/ - Most Canadians would describe sexual desire as feelings of longing, craving, satisfying a sensuous appetite, or even the need for sensual indulgence. Today, the Society...


Jun 02, 2010, 09:00 ET Am I pregnant? - The SOGC launches a new online and mobile application to
help Canadian women determine the likelihood that they are pregnant

OTTAWA, June 2 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) is pleased to launch its new Am I pregnant? online and mobile application to help Canadian women...


May 28, 2010, 18:02 ET Over 800 Women's Health Experts Meet in Montreal, June 2-6

MONTREAL, May 28 /CNW Telbec/ - WHY: The 66th Annual Clinical Meeting of the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC). Leading ...


Apr 15, 2010, 10:00 ET Elective Single Embryo Transfer Following In Vitro Fertilization could reduce
the number of multiple births with a minimal reduction in the live birth rate

OTTAWA, April 15 /CNW Telbec/ - Many Canadian couples battling infertility turn to in vitro fertilization (IVF) to have a child. In Canada, IVF is not publicly funded, making the decision on the...


Jan 28, 2010, 09:00 ET Journalism Awards for Excellence in Women's Health Reporting

OTTAWA, Jan. 28 /CNW Telbec/ - The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC), in collaboration with the Canadian Foundation for Women's Health (CFWH), is calling for submissions...


Nov 30, 2009, 12:59 ET Media Advisory: Getting Women and Children on the 2010 G8/G20 Agenda

OTTAWA, Nov. 30 /CNW Telbec/ - When G8/G20 world leaders convene in Canada in 2010, The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH) wants them to remember the millions of women and...


Oct 22, 2009, 13:22 ET Experts Recommend That All Pregnant Women Over 20 Weeks Gestation Receive the
H1N1 Vaccine Immediately

OTTAWA, Oct. 22 /CNW Telbec/ - After discussion with the Public Health Agency of Canada, and based on the evidence for other adjuvanted vaccines as well as experience around the world to date with...


Oct 22, 2009, 08:00 ET A smear campaign against cervical cancer

OTTAWA, Oct. 22 /CNW Telbec/ - The Federation of Medical Women of Canada (FMWC) has joined forces with the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) and the Society of Canadian...


Oct 15, 2009, 09:30 ET Canadian Menopause Coalition Launched in Ottawa

OTTAWA, Oct. 15 /CNW Telbec/ - This year the number of female baby boomers in Canada who have either reached menopause, or are experiencing peri-menopausal symptoms, will reach an all-time high....


Oct 13, 2009, 13:09 ET Media Advisory: Menopause numbers inspire action by health professionals

OTTAWA, Oct. 13 /CNW Telbec/ - Canada's female baby boom generation is rolling into its fifties, meaning that the number of women approaching, or experiencing, menopause will actually peak this year. ...