Pregnancy test dispensers to be installed in two Whitehorse washrooms
Dispensers will be in women’s washrooms for study on reducing Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder
CBC NewsPosted: Mar 02, 2015 8:45 AM CT Last Updated: Mar 02, 2015 8:45 AM CT
Pregnancy tests will soon be available in two women’s washrooms in Whitehorse as part of a study on reducing fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, says Mike McCann, the outgoing executive director of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Society Yukon.
FASSY is funding the Whitehorse portion of the project, which is part of a two-year study led by the University of Alaska Anchorage.
Pregnancy test dispensers similar to this one will be placed in two Whitehorse women’s washrooms before the end of March. (CBC)
The pregnancy test dispensers and more traditional posters aimed at awareness will have bar codes that can be scanned with a smartphone, says McCann.
“That will take you to a web page that allows…