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Candice used a guided journal during an 8-week pregnancy-related bedrest. This Women’s Health Month, she shares more about how it helped her, what she learned, and what inspired her to give back to the program and her community.
Thanks to the Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation's commitment and altruistic support, our hospital foundations can help address some of the challenges faced by our heroic frontline workers.
A letter from Kelly Opper about her mother, Wendy, whose healthcare journey highlights the gaps we need to address in women's health and women's health research.
Alberta woman Breanne finds a support network online after suffering back-to-back pregnancy losses.
Allegra Tingley has been documenting her struggles with infertility on Instagram in the hopes that it might help others. This Mother's Day, she shares what the day means to her and what she hopes for the future.
Lockdown life takes its toll on even the most experienced of homeschoolers and composed triage nurses. Here’s how Amanda copes. Based on a submission to the AWHF.
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.