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On April 27th, infectious diseases specialist Dr. Joffe gave an info-packed Speaking of Health presentation on the COVID-19 pandemic, providing context, clarity and numerous recommendations. See here for the recap and takeaways.
Alyesha Dyck's story of her experience with infertility and pregnancy loss. Originally submitted to the AWHF as part of the Mother's Day 2021 campaign to acknowledge the unique struggles of women and mothers this year.
Jezelle's perspective on the difficulties of raising a newborn in COVID, missing out on milestones, and always trying to be there for family. Originally submitted to the AWHF as part of the Mother's Day 2021 campaign.
Leigh Rose's words on her family's struggles with pregnancy loss. Originally submitted to the AWHF as part of the Mother's Day 2021 campaign to acknowledge the unique struggles of women and mothers this year.
Save-On-Foods' "Bunches of Love" campaign will again benefit the Lois Hole Hospital for Women, donating proceeds from the purchase of Mother's Day flowers from May 6-12th.
Calgary heart patient Cynthia Culhane pens a personal letter to her fellow community members on the importance of acknowledging the gaps in women's health and women's health research, and how more support is needed to address them.
“Bid & Benefit” is the new online auction series launched by the Lois Hole Hospital Women’s Society. The first inaugural event ran from April 1st - 11th and raised nearly $7,000!
More than 140 researchers are working on women, children’s and perinatal medicine through WCHRI at the U of A, supported by the Alberta Women’s Health Foundation and others.
Women’s Health Collective Canada will support research to fill knowledge gaps and meet women’s unique health needs, along with public education and advocacy.
Calgary’s 660 News recently interviewed AWHF’s Sharlene Rutherford about the launch of the new foundation.
Following the official launch on International Women’s Day, three key healthcare leaders representing the AWHF joined Ryan Jespersen on his podcast show, Real Talk, to discuss the gaps we need to address in women’s health.
Launching officially on International Women's Day, the Alberta Women's Health Foundation is holding a virtual press conference and unveiling its launch campaign, #RefocusTheResearch.
The Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation looks back and steps forward, capturing a moment of quiet remembrance to recognize the one-year anniversary of the first case of COVID-19 in Alberta.
This Heart Month, we’re shining a light on one program, two cardiologists, three Indigenous communities, and ten years of excellent cardiovascular care.
Retired farmer Charles Park reflects on the stent surgery he had at the CK Hui Centre nearly three years ago, and the perspective he’s gained as time has passed.
The Coldest Night of the Year is an event that supports Edmontonians experiencing homelessness, hurt, and hunger. Hosted by the Bissell Centre, the walk/run will be held virtually so that participants can join safely from anywhere.
Cardiovascular diseases in women are under-studied, under-diagnosed, and under-treated, but largely preventable. Please join us in wearing red Saturday, February 13th for Wear Red Canada Day, a national event to raise awareness for…
The next Run For Women event will again be held virtually. Sign up and walk/run anywhere, anytime, between July 4-11 to support Canadian women—a group that has been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Addiction and Mental Health Access 24/7 service centre has remained fully operational throughout the pandemic and has an important reminder for Albertans who may have concerns regarding mental health and/or addiction: don't be…
The Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation has today received the honour of being one of Alberta’s Top Employers for 2021, lauded for its progressive employee support programs, forward thinking, and ability to navigate uncertain times.