Women & Their Microbes

This Friday, March 8th is International Women’s day upon us. Around the city there are a number of events being planned to celebrate women. One such event taking place at McMaster University is the conference entitled “Women & Their Microbes”. An international conference looking at the microbiome or community of micro-organisms living in our body. Medical Clinicians will be sharing and learning how to help pregnant women manage these micro-organisms which can have an impact on the health of mom and baby.

The two-day conference wraps up with a FREE event for the Public.

“Love your Bugs! The female microbiome and prevention of disease”

When: March 7th 2019 7pm-9pm (doors open at 6:30pm)
Where: David Braley Health Sciences Centre Auditorium
McMaster University, 100 Main St W Hamilton

Celebrate the women around you this week. Think of those who may benefit to learn about the female microbiome and pass on the details of this free event.


Kerry Roberts has practiced pharmacy in the Halton and Hamilton Regions for 14 years, and recently joined the Charlton Health Pharmacist Team. Kerry specializes in various areas of pharmacy, such as diabetes, medication scheduling and education, compounding, and smoking cessation. She is a Certified Menopause Practitioner with the North American Menopause Society. 

 

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