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Island Sexual Health Community Health Care Centre is a non-profit agency that has served the Greater Victoria, Vancouver Island, and Gulf Islands communities since 1969. ISHS was formerly a part of Planned Parenthood, and became an independent society in 1986. We are privileged to provide clinical and education services to more than 40,000 people in Greater Victoria yearly.
Merck Frosst announced on February 23, 2010 that Health Canada has approved Gardasil® for boys and men 9-26 years of age for the prevention of infection caused by Human Papllomavirus (HPV) types 6, 11, 16 and 18 and genital warts caused by HPV types 6 and 11. HPV is the most common STI in Canada…
Not sure where to start talking with your kids about sex? Our tips and guidelines can help you.
You can buy female condoms, like the one in this photo, at most drugstores, or at any of “our sexual health clinics”:/about/locations/.
There has been a recent update from Health Canada regarding Emergency Contraceptive Pills: “Emergency contraceptive pills, also known as the “morning after” pill, will soon carry new warnings about reduced effectiveness in women weighing over 165 pounds. Health Canada has asked companies to add new warnings to product packages advising that these pills are less…