News at the SOGC
  • March 20, 2018

    SOGC congratulates Central Regional Award winner, Dr. Hussam Azzam

    The SOGC congratulates our Western and Central Regional Award winners for 2018. The awards were presented on March 15th at the West/Central CME in Banff, Alberta. Our regional award for the Central Region goes to Dr. Hussam Azzam - a long time contributor to the SOGC. Dr. Azzam recently became [...]

  • March 20, 2018

    SOGC congratulates Western Regional Award winner, Dr. Gerald Marquette

    Our award winner from the Western Region is Dr. Gerald Marquette. Dr. Marquette has dedicated his life to improving the health of women and their babies through clinical work, teaching, leadership and advocacy. He began his career in Montreal after graduating from the University of Montreal in 1975. [...]

  • March 15, 2018

    UPDATED - SOGC Recommendations on Ulipristal Acetate

    Update - March 15, 2018: Health Canada to conduct review of a new potential safety risk of Fibristal (ulipristal acetate), a medication used to treat fibroids In post-marketing monitoring of ulipristal acetate (Fibristal [Esmya in Europe]), a small number of cases of hepatotoxicity have come to [...]

  • March 8, 2018

    Health Canada MedEffect Advisory - Alysena 21 and 28 birth control pill

    UPDATE: Chipped pills in additional packages of Alysena 21 and 28 birth control pills: "Health Canada is advising Canadians that Apotex Inc. is voluntarily recalling one lot of Alysena 28 birth control pill [...]

  • February 28, 2018

    Budget 2018: Focus on Gender - Positive for Women

    The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) is voicing its support for Budget 2018 and its vision for women, science and research, indigenous peoples and potential changes to the pharmacare system in Canada. The SOGC is a leading authority on women’s reproductive health [...]

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