Community Ambassadors To Conquer HPV
As future physicians, we understand the importance of preventing sexually transmitted infections and counseling patients on safe sex practices.
However, multiple barriers lead to suboptimal screening and low immunization rates. One must have a doctor in order to receive proper screening or to get a referral for a gynecologist. A prescription is required to buy the HPV vaccine for patients who are not eligible to the Quebec immunization protocol, which also requires a doctor, not to mention the high cost of the product itself.
Our determination to tackle this issue stems from the devastating consequences of HPV, witnessed especially in oncology.
PAP tests and HPV immunization have both been shown
to decrease HPV-related diseases.
Sexually transmitted disease in Canada and worldwide
Gardasil9 protects against 9 different types covering more than 90% of HPV
Doses of vaccines are required to have a proper coverage against HPV
Cost of each dose of vaccine, which most woman cannot afford
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Travel Health Clinic D2.3312
McGill University Health Center, Royal-Victoria Hospital
1001 Decarie Blvd, Montreal, QC H4A 3J1
/ Our services
/ Important information
Bring your RAMQ or other insurance card and MUHC Hospital card.
Vaccine cost 188$ per dose, payable in person on the day of the appointment(credit or debit). If non-RAMQ covered, 35$ will be charged.
/ Our events
- Mon, Nov 19MUHC Research Institute - CUSMNov 19, 2018, 7:00 p.m.MUHC Research Institute - CUSM, McGill University Health Centre, Decarie Boulevard, Montreal, QC, CanadaFundraising and networking event to raise funds for HPV. Help us prevent cervical cancer and other HPV-associated diseases to underprivileged populations in Montreal! ** Événement de réseautage et de financement pour le virus du papillome humain! Aidez-nous à prévenir ses méfaits.
- Fri, Oct 19Victoria Park Health ClubOct 19, 2018, 7:00 p.m.Victoria Park Health Club, 376 Avenue Victoria, Westmount, QC H3Z 1C3, CanadaDo you want to spin for a fantastic cause, enjoy great food & company, and have the opportunity to win amazing raffle prizes? If so, please join us for the inaugural CATCH Spin Event this Friday October 19 at 7 PM at Vic Park!
Community Ambassadors to Conquer HPV
For any additional requirements contact:
Clinic representatives: Alicia Lessard, Naomi Chevrier & Rea Konci
Community Outreach Representative: Ariane Lasry
Webmaster: Judy Gaffar
Social Media: Alexa Ehlebratch
Mentor: Carolanne Gagnon
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