News at the SOGC
  • February 9, 2018

    Health Canada MedEffect Advisory - Alysena 28 birth control pill

    From the Advisory: "Health Canada is advising Canadians that Apotex Inc. is voluntarily recalling one lot of Alysena 28 birth control pill (lot LF10133A) after complaints about chipped pink pills in sealed blister packages. Alysena 28 is a prescription drug used to prevent pregnancy. It [...]

  • February 9, 2018

    A Stronger Voice for Women's Health

    The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (SOGC) and the Association of Academic Professionals in Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Canada (APOG) are pleased to announce the integration of the two organizations, effective January 1, 2018. The alliance brings together about 4,000 health care [...]

  • January 31, 2018

    New Guideline for Canadian Fertility Centres that Offer Social Egg Freezing

    The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) today released the Clinical Practice Guideline, Egg Freezing for Age-Related Fertility Decline, which provides a comprehensive review and evidence-based recommendations for Canadian fertility centres that offer social egg [...]

  • January 24, 2018

    YourPeriod.ca Provides the Answers. #SorryNotSorry.

    The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (SOGC) today announced the launch of a new public education website that covers the cycle of menstruation from puberty to menopause. YourPeriod.ca was created by Canadian experts to explore many topics including a look at what is normal, to issues [...]

  • January 19, 2018

    SOGC Statement on the Safety and Effectiveness of Doxylamine Pyridoxine (Diclectin)

    The SOGC is aware of the recent debate arising from a recent publication by Dr. Nav Persaud, regarding the effectiveness of Diclectin. Our Clinical Committee has been asked to review the recent study, but much of the concern raised relate to data that we do not have access to. We hope that [...]

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