March 12-14, 2020 | Banff, Alberta
Health Canada is advising Canadians that there is a risk of congenital malformations in a fetus exposed to GILENYA. Available human data (post-marketing data and pregnancy registry information) suggest that the use of GILENYA is associated with an increased risk of overall major congenital malformation (approximately 5%) when administered during pregnancy in comparison with the prevalence observed in the general population (2-4%).
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The SOGC has been in constant contact with Health Canada in relation to the Oxytocin shortage. In early November they updated stakeholders as to the status of the supply. These are the outcomes of that update.
Health Canada will continue to monitor supply of Oxytocin, and the SOGC will continue to communicate updates as they become available.
The SOGC is one of Canada’s oldest national specialty organizations. Established in 1944, the Society’s mission is to promote excellence in the practice of obstetrics and gynaecology and to advance the health of women through leadership, advocacy, collaboration, and education.
The SOGC has over 4,000 members, comprised of obstetricians, gynaecologists, family physicians, nurses, midwives, and allied health professionals working in the field of sexual reproductive health.
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ALARM was developed by obstetricians/gynaecologists, family physicians, midwives and nurses, who jointly continue to maintain and teach the course. Backed by the SOGC, the ALARM course arose out of our work to improve the care provided to women, babies, and families during pregnancy, labour, and postpartum.
Please note that there are upcoming ALARM courses planned that are not yet listed below. They will be added as soon as logistical aspects are finalized.
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Richmond, BC - offered in English only
Sunday May 17, 2020
Please submit your application prior to February 28, 2020 for consideration,
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The SOGC is the leading voice in women's health in Canada. We are a strong and vibrant society with an active and growing membership. We are here to support you in providing the best care possible to women in Canada and around the world. That's why so many health care providers have become members of the SOGC. Let us be your partner in practice.
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