thursday, november 20, 2008
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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.

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, 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


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