News at the SOGC

April 30, 2015

Notice: Ortho-Cept birth control pill recalled

One lot of the birth control pill Ortho-Cept, distributed by Janssen Inc., is being recalled in Canada due to the potential low potency of the two active ingredients, desogestrel and ethinyl estradiol. This may result in reduced effectiveness of the product. In most cases, we […]

April 27, 2015

National Immunization Week – Scaling up Canada’s HPV vaccination programs

April 25th – May 2nd is National Immunization Week, a time to focus our attention on immunization as the most effective means to reduce the burden of disease from the human papilloma virus, HPV. The recent announcement of a new HPV vaccine, Gardasil 9, with […]

April 15, 2015

Now available: Your April JOGC

Check your mailbox and/or email inbox. The latest issue of the JOGC has just been sent out to SOGC members. Not a member? You can still access the abstracts online . Full access to the latest Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada News articles is a  benefit of membership . Find out how to […]

April 14, 2015

STI flipchart now in app format

The SOGC is pleased to announce another addition to its collection of digital resources now available in the App Store: STIs: Get the facts. Designed as a quick reference guide for health professionals, counsellors, educators, and patients, the app is available in convenient format suitable […]

April 1, 2015

Gardasil 9 HPV vaccine now available in Canada

Merck Canada Inc. has announced the availability of the new Gardasil 9 HPV vaccine, following approval by Health Canada. The Gardasil 9 vaccine helps prevent against diseases associated with the HPV types 6, 11, 16, 18, 31, 33, 45, 52 and 58. These nine HPV […]


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