thursday, november 20, 2008
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Top News

X-Effects Health Index Reveals Remarkable Results Women’s College Hospital polled 800 women across Canada and discovered that most women don’t really understand their health needs, conditions and symptoms.
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Measuring Arthritis Pain - Literally millions of people worldwide live with arthritis pain. Dr. Gillian Hawker’s research, which has produced a simple questionnaire that will help doctors evaluate patients’ pain, has been translated into 10 languages and is being used around the world. Now that’s innovation in action. > MORE

     
 
 
WCH in the Media
 

The WCH X-Effects Health Index, released on Wednesday, November 12th, resulted in significant media interest across the country. From the Vancouver Sun to the Ottawa Citizen to Dose.ca, more than 5 million impressions were generated through print and electronic media. Follow this link to read some of the articles. > MORE

 
 
From the Foundation
 

Women’s College Hospital Foundation launched its newchapter program this fall, aimed at recruiting a new Generation of Volunteers for the Foundation. > MORE

 
 
 
From WCRI
 

Speaking out on the Sentencing of Ontario Child Abusers – Following the recent release of the Cornwall Inquiry, Dr. Catherine Classen speaks out on the sentencing of child abusers in Ontario. > MORE

 
 
Up and Coming at WCH
Coming Up at WCH
 

We Remember December 6, 1989 > MORE
Out of the Mist, Above the Reel: A Celtic Christmas Celebration with proceeds going to WCH’s Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Care Centre > MORE
The Women’s College Hospital Holiday Party > MORE

 
 
 
Take Note
 

November is Woman Abuse Prevention Month - Every year Women’s College Hospital’s Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Care Centre sees over 300 women who have experienced violence. > MORE