Wear Red for Women’s Heart Health on Thursday, February 13

January 31, 2020

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Heart disease is the number one killer of women in Canada, yet women are often understudied, undertreated, and underdiagnosed.

The Canadian Women’s Heart Health Centre (CWHHC) at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) is calling on all Canadians to wear red on Thursday, February 13 in observation of Wear Red Canada, a national awareness initiative designed to promote women’s heart health.

Special presentations and interactive activities will be held at the UOHI throughout the day. A schedule of events is available online.

Join the Campaign

Shop the online store and wear your favourite red apparel on February 13. Be sure to take pictures of yourself, your group, or your organization dressed in red and share them on social media using the hashtag #HerHeartMatters.

Visit Wear Red Canada for more information about the CWHHC, 2020 Wear Red Canada campaign events, and ways to get involved, or for women’s heart health resources.

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