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Educational Initiatives

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS We offer comprehensive sexual and reproductive health programs through presentations delivered in forum settings based on healthy relationships for audiences of all ages and demographics.  Our puberty program offered to Grades 5 & 6 introduces basic sexual and reproductive health and relationships; our pre-adolescent program offered to Grades 7 & 8 is the...... Read More

Research Projects

THE TRANSITION FROM PAP TO HPV DNA TESTING IN PRIMARY CERVICAL CANCER SCREENING We conduct research, supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), to understand Canadian women’s knowledge and attitudes about current and proposed cervical cancer screening practices and HPV vaccination. Our organization is a critical member of this team with a decade...... Read More

Contraception App

 BE IN CONTROL WEB-BASED CONTRACEPTION APPLICATION In 2016, the Urban Institute reported that only 31% of women knew about effective birth control methods, such as intrauterine devices (IUDs) and implants. To combat this issue, we launched BeInControlSite.ca, a web-based application where individuals aged 16-35 can take charge of their reproductive health by selecting various concerns around...... Read More

Sub-Saharan Africa Project

One of our current objectives is to support the World Health Organization’s (WHO) global strategy to accelerate the elimination of cervical cancer, both in Canada and in low and middle-income countries (LMIC). We have  working agreements with health ministries, as well as key leaders in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Guinea, and Mali...... Read More

Webinars

ADULT WEBINARS ON SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH We provide tailored sessions for culturally and ideologically diverse communities within the general population, with evidence-based information about a variety of topics: Refresh/relearn STI information (HPV, HIV, chlamydia, herpes, bacteria vs. virus, etc) Navigate youth online behavior Sexuality and gender Broaching subjects with youth/their own partners about STIs,...... Read More

Podcasts

PUBLIC PODCASTS Healthy relationships and HPV-themed programs are offered in webinar settings. All webinars have portions elaborating on what HPV is, the cancers linked to HPV, genital warts, respiratory papillomatosis, HPV vaccination, and have a specific emphasis on the importance of cervical cancer screening. This information is presented in a simple way, providing more clarity...... Read More