Welcome to WomensHealthMatters.ca, a Canadian source for trusted, evidence-based and timely information on women's health. A portion of the information on womenshealthmatters.ca is also available in French on our sister site, femmesensante.ca, and in mobile-enabled format on myhealthmatters.ca.
The website has the latest information, news and research findings on women's health and is continuously updated.
Information provided on this site is created by health experts at Women's College Hospital and is designed to support, not replace, the relationship with your healthcare provider.
The WomensHealthMatters.ca and MyHealthMatters.ca websites are provided by Women's College Hospital as trusted sources of information, news and research findings on women's health. Our goal is to provide Canada's most reliable resources for online health information for women.
Our websites draw on the expertise of Women's College Hospital's multidisciplinary healthcare community to provide authoritative women's health information.
We strive to provide a women-centred, interactive, non-judgmental environment for online health learning to enable women to make informed decisions with their healthcare providers.
We embrace a broad definition of women's health that recognizes the importance of emotional, spiritual and physical well-being, as well as the influence of factors such as lifestyle, socioeconomic status and cultural background on women's health.
Principles of women's health:
The websites are committed to the principles of women's health advocated by Women's College Hospital, which include:
Start-up funding for WomensHealthMatters.ca was generously provided by the CA*net Institute. Bell Canada generously provided funds to maintain and grow WomensHealthMatters.ca and its sister site femmesensante.ca. Parts of the website were funded by the Ontario Women's Health Council from March 2002 until the Council closed in March 2007. The Council was fully funded by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.
We gratefully acknowledge the Women's College Hospital Association of Volunteers and the Women's College Hospital Foundation for their support of WomensHealthMatters.ca.
For information about becoming a sponsor please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our corporate sponsors do not exert any influence on the editorial content, selection of content or presentation of material on WomensHealthMatters.ca or MyHealthMatters.ca.
Please note that we do not permit advertising on WomensHealthMatters.ca or MyHealthMatters.ca.
The editorial team consists of health writers, editors, librarians and expert reviewers from Women's College Hospital, Women's College Research Institute (WCRI) and other leading healthcare organizations. Except where otherwise noted, all material has been produced by our editorial team and reviewed by healthcare professionals.
Tell us what health information is important to you. If you have any comments or suggestions, please contact Patricia Nicholson, editor at email@example.com.
The following policy outlines the requirements for linking to WomensHealthMatters.ca, femmesensante.ca and MyHealthMatters.ca. It also outlines the criteria for providing external links to other websites.
Linking to WomensHealthMatters.ca and Related Sites
Women's College Hospital permits other websites to link to it's various websites. When linking, please consider the following:
Women's College Hospital reserves the right to change this policy at any time.
Women's College Hospital is not responsible for the information or materials contained on the host website. Links are provided for convenience of reference only and are not intended as an endorsement by Women's College Hospital of the organization or individual operating the host website or its content.
Links to Other Websites from WomensHealthMatters.ca and Related Sites
Women's College Hospital is not responsible for the contents of any linked website or any link contained in a linked website or any changes or updates to such websites. The inclusion of any link does not imply that we endorse that website or the information and services provided by that website. We cannot guarantee the privacy or security of information you provide to the linked sites.
Links to non–Women's College Hospital websites are evaluated based on the following criteria:
These criteria may change at any time without notice to reflect the policies of Women's College Hospital. Sites that are link to are reviewed annually or as needed. If you find a page that doesn't link properly, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.Jump to top page
Send us with your comments and suggestions. We want to hear about ways to improve the website or what health information is important to you.
Please note that questions about individual health issues or concerns cannot be answered. Please contact your healthcare professional.
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