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Women’s Health Network Western

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Women’s Health Network Western seeks to advocate for women’s health and wellness in the Western community and beyond through events and initiatives related to the discussion of the intersection of health and gender, community involvement, mentorship, and education.

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Western’s Schizophrenia Club

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The Western’s Schizophrenia Club exists to raise awareness about schizophrenia and bring people together to enhance individuals” passion regarding this severe disorder. The Western’s Schizophrenia Club will hold various social events informing people about the implications of schizophrenia as well as build a safe, enjoyable, and welcoming community!

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Beauty and Lifestyle Inspiring Student Self-Esteem

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BLISS is a gender-inclusive club that opens its arms to all walks of life. Our club focuses on using beauty and facets of our lifestyle to foster/grow self-esteem. With a previous focus on makeup, this year we intend to expand to skin and personal care. We aim to eradicate stigmas, such as sexism and stereotypes, to create a safe and inclusive space for our members.

 

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Western Wildlife Conservation Society

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Welcome to the Western Wildlife Conservation Society! Our goal is to raise awareness for wildlife protection and strive for a healthy, diverse, and ultimately sustainable planet. We work closely with our members on projects to better the conservation both on Western’s campus as well as across London. We have partnered with the London Environmental Network to increase the opportunities for our members to engage in the community. Some of our events include nature walks, zero waste workshops, and interactive animal experiences! Please feel free to reach out to our executives with any questions you may have and we hope to see you soon 🙂

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https://www.facebook.com/WesternWCS
https://www.instagram.com/western.wcs

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Students For Eating Disorder Awareness

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SEDA (Students for Eating Disorders Awareness) Western is a safe space for those who have experience with eating disorders or those who want to learn more about them. Our goal is to advocate for eating disorder awareness and support for our campus community.

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Instagram: @SEDA Western

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Students Fight Parkinson’s Club

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Students Fight Parkinson’s (SFP) is a student-run group, established in 2010 at Western University. We work to raise awareness for Parkinson disease and funds for the Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario. Membership is open to all undergraduate students.

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Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SFPWestern
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sfpwestern/

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Organ Advocacy Initiative

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Through our campus wide events and our journalism initiative, we strive to bring awareness to ethical organ and tissue donation.

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https://organadvocacy.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uwoorganadvocacy

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Women in Fitness

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Our club aims to motivate, educate and encourage our members in their fitness journeys to be the healthiest they can be through fitness, food, wellness and community.

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https://www.facebook.com/wwomeninfitness
https://www.instagram.com/wwomeninfitness/

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Universities Allied for Essential Medicines

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Universities Allied For Essential Medicines (UAEM) is an international student-led organization which advocates that health technologies developed downstream of public funding, many of which are developed in university labs, should be accessible and affordable to all. We focus on global health, promoting affordable access to medications in low and middle income countries, and advocating to increase publicly funded research and development into neglected diseases. EXEC POSITIONS AVAILABLE!

Join our team here: https://forms.gle/YdjomC8UAG1qfkoP6

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http://uaemwestern.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uaemwestern
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/uaem.westernu/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/uaem_western

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Exercise is Medicine

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Exercise is Medicine Canada on Campus at Western University is a branch of the organization Exercise is Medicine Canada, a joint venture between the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and American Medical Association, which has been implemented in Canada by the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP). We aim to promote physical activity as a method of chronic disease prevention, to improve the health of Canadians and to make Western’s campus a healthier place. Exercise is a critical component for health and our club will foster collaborations and inter-disciplinary relationships for aspiring health professionals. Our goal is to make evidence-based exercise prescription an integral and standard component of treatment recommended by current and next generation health professionals. Through awareness campaigns, keynote speaker addresses and research symposiums, we hope to influence the healthy living behaviours of Western undergraduate students.

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https://www.exerciseismedicine.org/canada/
Instagram @eimwesternu
Twitter: @EIMC_Western