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Infectious Disease - Patient Resources
Sexual Health, Liver Health, Vaccination and Immunization
General Infectious Disease
- Health Choices First
Infectious Disease Sexual Health
Highlights: Health Choices First is a website provides wealth of high quality patient education with exclusive health videos on different topics that provide an overview of conditions and treatment options. At the mean time, it also provides a real-life case studies forum for doctors and patients to join in.
Vaginismus Treatment Solutions
Highlights: Vaginismus/pain during sexual activity, is one of the most treatable female conditions. This website provides various information on this special condition from symptoms, causes, diagnosis to treatments. You can also find your support from their forum, blog and external links.
Highlights: The Sex & U is an initiative of the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada, which provides reliable, accurate and up-to-date information on different topics related to sexual and reproductive health.
Highlights: This clinic locates in downtown Toronto, providing free medical and counselling services in many areas of sexual health, for men, women and transgender. It promotes a wealth of sexual health knowledge and helps to guide patients to the right service by their list of external resources.
Highlights: The Sexual Health Ontario helps Ontarians to know about the information on sexually transmitted infections (STIs), contraception and fertility. It also provides locator to find the sexual clinic nearby. You can also have live chat online Monday to Friday from 10 am to 5 pm ET.
Sexual Transmitted Infection Tests (Government of Ontario)
Highlights: The publics can find out information on how to prevent, get tested and get treated for sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
'Alarming' increase in sexually transmitted infections found across Canada
Highlights: The Canadian Liver Foundation provides channels for patients and caregivers to learn about liver diseases on what to expect, how to cope and where to get help. Online, in person and National Help Line are available to answer questions, while peer group support can connect patients and care givers to others who have gone through the same experience.
Highlights: It educates the public on the safety, benefits and myths of vaccination. It also provides health care providers guidelines, education and training on vaccinations.
Locate Your Immunization Record Through Public Health
Highlights: If you or your child misses a vaccination, or you are unsure about which vaccinations have been received, talk to your health care provider or your local public health unit.
Highlights: It's a free, bilingual tool to track your immunizations on your smartphone and help you get vaccinated on time. Everyone can use CANImmunize, from new parents and families with older children to travelers and adults. People not only can access to their immunization records 24/7 wherever they go. They can also learn about the vaccination schedule by province and tips to help prevent pain and anxiety at every age.
Highlights: It's recommended to consult a health care professional or visit a travel health clinic preferably six weeks before you travel.
The Government of Canada is providing information of a number of vaccine preventable illnesses while traveling outside of Canada. It can be searched by country, the users will be informed about the safety, risk level and entry/exit requirements, etc.