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NICU Dragons keep up annual tradition<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Xmas%20NICU%20dragons.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />NICU Dragons keep up annual traditionA few years ago, Vikki Lalari started a tradition with a group of moms whom she met in 2012 at BC Women’s NICU where their babies were treated. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/nicu-dragons-keep-up-annual-tradition2016-12-16T08:00:00Z
National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/red-rose-vaw.png?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against WomenSince 1989, Canada has recognized December 6 as the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/national-day-of-remembrance-and-action-on-violence-against-women2016-12-06T08:00:00Z
Portraits against stigma<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/hiv-stigma.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Portraits against stigmaHIV. Three simple letters that pack a punch. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/portraits-against-stigma2016-12-01T08:00:00Z
One of the many faces of HIV<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/oaktree-client.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />One of the many faces of HIVWoman. Daughter. Wife. Mother. This is Lisa Partridge. From the outside, she’s like any other young woman, and you would never have known she’s HIV-positive.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/one-of-the-many-faces-of-hiv2016-12-01T08:00:00Z
Dr. Dorothy Shaw appointed as Officer of the Order of Canada<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/dshaw-order-canada.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Dr. Dorothy Shaw appointed as Officer of the Order of CanadaCongratulations to Dr. Dorothy Shaw! Dr. Shaw was recently honoured at a ceremony in Ottawa for one of Canada’s highest recognitions, being appointed as Officer of the Order of Canada.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/dr-dorothy-shaw-appointed-as-officer-of-the-order-of-canada2016-11-25T08:00:00Z
Ultra Ultrasounds<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Camden-and-Courtlen-Goodvin-by-Laureen-Carruthers.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Ultra UltrasoundsWhen Shelby and Greg Goodvin found out they were expecting twins they were thrilled. Joy soon turned to fear with the discovery that the identical twins shared one amniotic sac and one placenta. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/ultra-ultrasounds12016-11-23T08:00:00Z
Indigenous Outdoor Sacred Healing Space<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/totem-event.png?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Indigenous Outdoor Sacred Healing SpaceThis month, the BC Women’s Indigenous Health program held a totem pole unveiling ceremony to mark its Indigenous Outdoor Sacred Healing Space.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/indigenous-outdoor-sacred-healing-space2016-11-21T08:00:00Z
New testing improves care for patients with cystic fibrosis & other genetic conditions<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/cystic-fibrosis-test.png?RenditionID=3" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New testing improves care for patients with cystic fibrosis & other genetic conditionsChildren in BC with cystic fibrosis (CF) will find out sooner and with more certainty thanks to a new test performed by the lab at BC Children’s Hospital and BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/new-testing-improves-care-for-patients-with-cystic-fibrosis-other-genetic-conditions2016-10-25T07:00:00Z
The Lancet Maternal Health Series launches in Ottawa<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/lancet.png?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />The Lancet Maternal Health Series launches in OttawaIn September, the Lancet launched a global Maternal Health Series in New York City to address the high global maternal death rate that falls short of reaching the Millennium Development Goal: Improve Maternal Health. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/the-lancet-maternal-health-series-launches-in-ottawa2016-10-20T07:00:00Z
The silent pain of pregnancy loss<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/karis.png?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />The silent pain of pregnancy lossOctober 15th is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day. A solemn day for sharing both loss and hope.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/the-silent-pain-of-pregnancy-loss2016-10-14T07:00:00Z


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