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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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Sat Jun 25th, 2022

Women's Health Coalition
"Interview participants encountered doctors who lacked sufficient knowledge on PCOS to diagnose" - Let's step in the right direction towards more understanding - Read more: https://bmcwomenshealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12905-022-01630-3 #cysterhood #WHC #womenshealth ... See MoreSee Less
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Sat Jun 25th, 2022

Women's Health Coalition
Women are more than baby-making machines. Tell your women’s health story to ensure the system supports women through all the ages, stages and life experiences. Gynecological health concerns are hard to talk about and easy to dismiss. We have to #breakthebias. The Women’s Health Coalition turns your story into action for change in gynecological health systems. Your story encourages other women to take authority of their health experience. Share your story shape the future of women’s health. #womenshealthmatters #jointhemovement #tellyourstory #womenempowerment #gynecology ... See MoreSee Less
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Fri Jun 24th, 2022

Women's Health Coalition
“The facial hair thing was embarrassing, so I didn’t want to talk about it,” she recalled. “Same with the acne. I felt so sensitive about it.” ~Sometimes it helps to hear it from someone else~ Have a read- https://nationalpost.com/health/… #herstory #PCOS #WHC #cysterhood ... See MoreSee Less
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Fri Jun 24th, 2022

Women's Health Coalition
Overturning Roe vs. Wade poses risks to women, trans men, and childrenThe Women’s Health Coalition of Alberta (WHC) is highly committed to CHOICE and overturning Roe vs. Wade is regressive,patriarchal, and poses significant health risks.#thewhc #womenshealthmatters ... See MoreSee Less
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Fri Jun 24th, 2022

Women's Health Coalition
News Release from The WHC on overturning Roe vs. Wade!#RoeVWade #CommitedToChoice #WomensHealth #ReproductiveHealth #WomensHealthMatters ... See MoreSee Less
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Thu Jun 23rd, 2022

Women's Health Coalition
"Many women with PCOS experience higher rates of anxiety, depression, and/or disordered eating and lower quality of life compared to women without PCOS"-Tell us your PCOS journey-https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/09593535211030748#cysterhood #WHC #PCOS ... See MoreSee Less
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Wed Jun 22nd, 2022

Women's Health Coalition
Want to know more about PCOS and the changes and growth we need to face in Alberta? Have a cruise through this website: https://pcos.together.ualberta.ca/current-studies/health-outcomes/ #cysterhood #womenshealth #PCOSTogether #WHC ... See MoreSee Less
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Fri Jun 17th, 2022

Women's Health Coalition
"Hysterectomies are one of the most performed surgeries in Canada, but many doctors say the surgery is performed too often, particularly in patients with uterine fibroids." Read More: https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/doctors-testing-simpler-cheaper-uterine-fibroids-treatment-1.2740449 #betterconversations #thewhc #letstalkaboutit #endometriosis #thewhc ... See MoreSee Less
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Fri Jun 17th, 2022

Women's Health Coalition
BLOOD SHOULD NOT HOLD WOMEN BACK!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v_RhuLni2oI#genderbias #womenshealthmatters #menstruation #becomeamember #betterconversations #jointhemovement #thewhc #letstalkaboutit #endometriosis #thewhc ... See MoreSee Less
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Thu Jun 16th, 2022

Women's Health Coalition
Join the WHC for Hysterectomy 101 with Dr. Wynne Leung on June 18. hhttps://thewhc.ca/webinars/Sneak peak: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zJ7TxV_2fIw&t=42s. #becomeamember #betterconversations #jointhemovement #thewhc #letstalkaboutit #endometriosis #gynecology #thewhc #womenshealthmatters ... 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.