Forced and Coerced Sterilization is a Violent Violation of Human Rights

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

This post was first published in The Medical Post, Friday, December 1, 2018 There is a class action lawsuit underway in Saskatchewan alleging that over a period of years, Canadian … Read more

Call for Medical Student and Resident Abstracts

Thursday, July 5th, 2018

Submission Deadline: July 31st, 2018 at 11:59pm EST. The Federation of Medical Women of Canada is now accepting abstracts for the Annual General Meeting in Toronto, ON. Abstract submission is … Read more

Physicians Can and Must Do Better

Saturday, June 23rd, 2018

FMWC Statement on Gender Harassment and Sexual Violence in Medicine Over the last year, the #MeToo movement has exploded into #MeTooMedicine and #ScienceToo. It has exposed the prevalence of gender … Read more

FMWC Statement of Support for Rohingya Women and Girl Refugees

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

Reading time: 2:00 min The Federation of Medical Women of Canada’s (FMWC’s) Women, Peace and Security Committee adds their support to the NGO statement that was released on April 26, … Read more

Mesothelioma in Women: A Sleeping Killer

Monday, March 26th, 2018

WoMed was contacted by the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance about a guest blog post on mesothelioma. I understood mesothelioma to be a primarily male cancer outcome attributed to working in the … Read more

“Advice works only if you act on it”: A Woman’s Guide to Healthy Aging by Dr. Vivien Brown. M.D.

Sunday, November 26th, 2017

Research recently published by the American Cancer Society has found that 4 out of 10 cancers are preventable through modified lifestyle. That research comes as no surprise after reading Dr. … Read more