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Women’s Health Week is a province wide initiative of The Women's Health Coalition of Alberta. Anchored by Mother’s Day, the week is focused on raising awareness, increased understanding and engagement about women’s experiences in sexual, reproductive and menstrual health.

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Be bold. Be provocative. No topics are taboo or too embarrassing. Share stories, learn, and engage about women's health in your home, community and workplace.

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Women's Health Week PUBLIC EVENTS

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Fri Jul 22nd, 2022

Women's Health Coalition
"A recent Canadian publication concluded that medical studentshave a limited understanding of abortion." - More facts and stats that you may find interesting: https://www.jogc.com/article/S1701-2163(16)35269-0/pdf ... See MoreSee Less
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Thu Jul 21st, 2022

Women's Health Coalition
When considering the many conversations happening about "women's bodies" today, let's have a look into some information that may give us an outline of what things look like in Canada: https://nafcanada.org/history-abortion-canada/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Mon Jul 18th, 2022

Women's Health Coalition
"Women are often socialized to hide their real emotions, which can create inner conflict and introduce increased anxiety and chronic stress, both of which boost the odds of developing depressive disorders.": We need to do better for women- Read on: https://ualberta.ca/human-resources-health-safety-environment/news/… ... See MoreSee Less
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Fri Jul 15th, 2022

Women's Health Coalition
"Forty seven per cent of women are considered at high risk of developing mental health disorders, compared to 36 per cent of men." Let's learn more and open the door to a more supported mental health - https://ar.wchri.org/2021/empowering-women-with-mental-health-support/ #WHC #mentalhealth #womenshealth ... See MoreSee Less
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Thu Jul 14th, 2022

Women's Health Coalition
"Worry Work: invisible work women do to manage emotional needs at home and at work." Let's take a look at some mental health information and strategies: https://theglobeandmail.com/business/… #mentalhealthawareness #womenshealth ... See MoreSee Less
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Wed Jul 13th, 2022

Women's Health Coalition
“Pelvic pain and painful periods are NOT a rite of passage. If the pain you feel interferes with daily activity and quality of life, seek medical investigation immediately.” Read more: https://lhhwomenssociety.com/news/post/… #endometriosis #pcos #periodpain ... See MoreSee Less
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Tue Jul 12th, 2022

Women's Health Coalition
"Our sex affects our metabolism, body composition, kidney function, drug absorption — the list goes on." Let's learn more about how to advocate for women in the healthcare system: https://www.ualberta.ca/folio/2022/03/five-ways-women-can-champion-their-own-health.html #womenshealth #bridgingthegap #awareness ... See MoreSee Less
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Mon Jul 11th, 2022

Women's Health Coalition
What is vulvodynia? You may be suffering from this condition and have never heard of it! End the shame and learn more by clicking this link: https://myhealth.alberta.ca/Health/Pages/conditions.aspx?hwid=bo1196 #womenshealth #WHC #awareness ... See MoreSee Less
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Fri Jul 8th, 2022

Women's Health Coalition
Helpful resources can always be a gift: "The Vulvar Dermatology Clinic at the Kaye Edmonton clinic specializes in external genital skin diseases in women." Click the resources to learn more about risks and how to care for your vulva #womenshealth ... See MoreSee Less
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Thu Jul 7th, 2022

Women's Health Coalition
"Symptoms include urgency and frequency of peeing, incontinence, sexual dissatisfaction and more rarely, organ prolapse or fecal incontinence." - Real stories from real women- Read on: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/pelvic-floor_b_4269338 #pelvicfloor #womenshealth ... See MoreSee Less
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Women's Health Week - Let's talk about it.
The Women’s Health Week logo is meant to provoke bold conversations about sexual, reproductive and menstrual health for life. The image of a uterus and the gradient color change imply a uniqueness for each woman’s hormonal cycle. The circle demonstrates a cycle, unity and unwavering commitment to change for women’s health.