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Thu, 2007-09-20 23:00
Despite their fight with breast cancer and the wealth of resources available, survivors remain uninformed of the risk of cancer recurrence, according to a new important Canadian survey. The survey, led by the Canadian Breast Cancer Network (CBCN) and...
Thu, 2007-09-20 23:00
Pro-Choice Canada ContestContest closes December 10th, 2007Join Canadians for Choice in celebrating 20 years of safe and legal reproductive choice in Canada! To celebrate, we want to hear your thoughts. Tell us why a "Pro-Choice Canada" is so important...
Thu, 2007-09-20 23:00
CALL FOR PAPERS: Other Borders International Women’s Health ConferenceDeadline: November 30, 2007Derry Well Woman, on behalf of the Cross Border Women’s Health Network, is hosting an international conference on women’s health in May 2008. The conference...
Thu, 2007-09-20 23:00
Making Us Visible is a ground breaking initiative, funded by the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation Ontario Chapter.  This project is a partnership between Sherbourne Health Centre and other community agencies eager to develop health promotion activities...
Thu, 2007-09-13 23:00
By Judith Siers- Poisson The author of a four-article series on the Politics and PR of Cervical Cancer in the United States of America describes her experience on a panel discussion, The Debate: Gardasil, Morality and Medicare, on The Agenda with Steve...
Thu, 2007-09-13 23:00
National Association of Women and the Law has announced that it is forced to lay off all staff and shut down its national office.  NAWL's Board will keep the organization alive on a volunteer basis.  A press conference will be held on September 20th on...
Thu, 2007-09-13 23:00
The Mental Health Commission of Canada launches its' website which will provide an initial point of contact with the Commission, and begin to inform Canadians about their mandate and activities.
Tue, 2007-09-04 23:00
This publication documents the relationship between gender inequality and health and safety problems. It reviews gender issues in research, policies and programmes on work and health, and highlights some specific issues for women, including the types of...
Tue, 2007-09-04 23:00
Health Canada Stress is a fact of daily life and is the result of both the good and bad things that happen. Too much stress can cause serious health concerns, but there are many ways of dealing with stress that can reduce your risk. For more information...
Tue, 2007-09-04 23:00
Course offering at Simon Fraser University "Exploring Social Locations" is a new, innovative, and interactive approach to learning about gender, women's health, and health policy in Canada. The course will explore analytical and constructive aspects of...
Tue, 2007-09-04 23:00
The ACQUIRE Project is pleased to announce the publication of Family Planning-Integrated HIV Services: A Framework for Integrating Family Planning and Antiretroviral Therapy Services. This document was developed for two main purposes: a) to stimulate...
Tue, 2007-09-04 23:00
TORONTO, Aug. 22 /CNW/ - The Association of Ontario Midwives (AOM) welcomes today's announcement by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care and the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities to invest in midwifery care. As a result of today's...
Tue, 2007-09-04 23:00
Aug. 28, 2007 - Today, Rick Casson, Member of Parliament for Lethbridge, on behalf of Federal Minister of Health, the Honourable Tony Clement, announced $1 million over three years under the Aboriginal Health Human Resources Initiative to help increase...
Tue, 2007-09-04 23:00
CMA Press Release VANCOUVER, Aug. 20 /CNW Telbec/ - Results of a new poll released today by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) reveal that only just over half (55%) of Canadians are confident they will have enough savings to afford their own long-...
Tue, 2007-09-04 23:00
The goal of this website is to provide housing workers and advocates across Canada with information and tools to enable them to overcome - using a human rights framework - the barriers that keep people from accessing and retaining adequate housing. http...
Sun, 2007-08-12 23:00
Nancy Poole and Lorraine Greaves, Editors Women's and girls; substance use is now recognized as an important health, economic and social issue in Canada. However, most books about alcohol and other drug use do not address the unique needs and...
Sun, 2007-08-12 23:00
INSTRAW's (United Nations International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women) objective in launching this section is to open a space for the analysis of the interrelationship between gender, governance and women's political...
Sun, 2007-08-12 23:00
The CurrentWhile Merck-Frosst might have raised public awareness of the Human Papilloma Virus, the federal government and a growing list of provinces have elevated HPV to the top of the healthcare agenda. Now that Nova Scotia and Ontario are introducing...
Sun, 2007-08-12 23:00
The recent strangulation death of a Quebec infant attributed to a corded window covering has prompted Health Canada to again advise the Canadian public to protect young children from the strangulation hazard of cords on blinds, curtains and other window...
Sun, 2007-08-12 23:00
Annals of Plastic Surgery. 59(2):119-123, August 2007.Lipworth, Loren ScD; Nyren, Olof MD; Ye, Weimin PhD [S]; Fryzek, Jon P. PhD; Tarone, Robert E. PhD; McLaughlin, Joseph K. PhD This report indicates that women who receive implants for breast...