Making Continence Better
Stories from Rural Bangladesh--
Potential for our Rural & Remote Communities?
with Dr. Adrian Wagg
Tuesday, March 16, 2021, 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm via Zoom

Can a community delivered conservative intervention for urinary incontinence in rural older women improve incontinence and quality of life and can the change be sustained?  This talk will outline work performed in collaboration with a Bangladeshi NGO and holds out opportunity for rural and remote communities in Canada.

Dr. Adrian Wagg MB BS FRCP(Lond) FRCP(Edin) FHEA (MD) is a specialist in  Geriatric and General Medicine with expertise in health services research. He is  currently a Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Alberta and  Professor of Continence Sciences at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Dr. Wagg  holds the Alberta Health Services Chair in Healthy Ageing. His research interests  involve improving care for people with urinary incontinence, community engagement  and the quality of care for older people in nursing homes. He is active in national and  international clinical practice guideline development and is the Co-Chair of the  International Consultation on Incontinence; prior to this he was General Secretary of the  International Continence Society. In his service to the community, Dr. Wagg is President  of the Canadian Continence Foundation and participates in numerous other activities  promoting health literacy and the healthy ageing of seniors.