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Mon, 2007-05-14 23:00
May 9, 2007 The Women's Health Clinic is delighted to see support by the leading political parties in Manitoba for a Winnipeg-based community birthing centre. We also are pleased to see increased numbers of funded positions for midwives and for a...
Mon, 2007-05-14 23:00
May 11, 2007 OTTAWA - The Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Health, today congratulated three recipients of the Award of Excellence in Nursing for nurses working in First Nations and Inuit communities. The ceremony, held during National Nursing Week,...
Mon, 2007-05-14 23:00
Jayne Melville Whyte and Joanne Havelock Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence The mental health of rural Saskatchewan women is threatened not only by gaps in the provision of mental health services, but more importantly by the social and economic...
Mon, 2007-05-14 23:00
by Dr. Cynthia Jardine, of the University of Alberta In recent years, communication about risks to human health has commanded increasing public attention and reaction. Establishing a productive dialogue on health risks has become more challenging as...
Mon, 2007-05-14 23:00
May 8, 2007 According to data released today by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), Canadian hospitals reported 147,642 separations (or discharges) related to mental illness in 2004-2005. This represents 605 hospitalizations per 100,000...
Mon, 2007-05-14 23:00
April 26, 2007 Health Council of CanadaThis report looks at what we know about the best ways to manage chronic conditions and measures that against the way we currently treat diseases, using type 2 diabetes as a case study. The report explores how...
Mon, 2007-05-14 23:00
Canadians for Choice (CFC) released Canada's most current report on the accessibility of abortion services in Canadian hospitals. Some of the key findings of Reality Check: A Close Look at Accessing Abortion Services in Canadian include: •  Since 2003,...
Mon, 2007-05-14 23:00
2007, Status of Women Canada This document was produced by Statistics Canada for Status of Women Canada to give policy analysts, women's groups, organizations, researchers and other data users a comprehensive overview of the scope and diversity of data...
Mon, 2007-05-14 23:00
There's Still Time: Early Breast Cancer Study - SurveyThe Canadian Breast Cancer Network Getting the right information at the right time is important for all women with breast cancer. However, this project focuses on a specific group of women: women who...
Mon, 2007-05-14 23:00
The nature and management of fatigue research studyThe Centre for Postgraduate Nursing, at the Christchurch School of Medicine in New Zealand, is conducting a study looking at the experience of fatigue in adults with any chronic illness, including breast...
Mon, 2007-05-14 23:00
The Global Women's Memorial website project is dedicated to fostering resistance to violence against women. The Global Women's Memorial is a web portal and template project that will link together all the memorials to women murdered and missing across...
Mon, 2007-05-14 23:00
At the April 20th Pittsburgh commemoration of Rachel Carson's 100th birthday, the Collaborative on Health and the Environment's (CHE), Women's Health and the Environment working group and the broader Women's Health and the Environment Initiative launched...
Mon, 2007-05-14 23:00
The World Health Organization's Department of Gender, Women and Health (GWH) brings attention to the ways in which biological and social differences between women and men affect health and the steps needed to achieve health equity. The main focus of GWH...
Mon, 2007-05-14 23:00
Excerpt from Editorial of first issue: "Open Medicine is a new general medical journal. It will be paperless and available without charge or any other barrier to access online. We will publish peer-reviewed science and analysis as well as clinical...
Thu, 2007-05-10 23:00
Pulaarvik Kablu Friendship Centre, 2006 This manual is used as a guide for group counselling under the Rankin Inlet Spousal Abuse Counseling Program. The goals of the program are: •  Reducing incidence of domestic violence and spousal abuse in the...
Thu, 2007-05-10 23:00
By Brett BradshawBriarpatch MagazineMarch/April 2007 CLUTCHING A MUG OF COFFEE, Gwenda Yuzicappi retreats from the cold outside. There's a spark in her eyes. Her long brown hair is pulled back, and the pink sweater she wears complements the flush in her...
Thu, 2007-05-10 23:00
Susan C. Boyd (Victoria, British Columbia) and Lenora Marcellus, (Alberta), eds.Although drug use occurs throughout the social spectrum, problematic use is associated with poverty and social deprivation. In spite of this link, women are blamed for the...
Thu, 2007-05-10 23:00
By Dennis Raphael This book is unlike any other on the topic. Poverty and Policy in Canada provides a unique perspective on poverty and its importance to the health and quality of life of Canadians. This original volume considers a range of issues that...
Thu, 2007-05-10 23:00
May 01, 2007 At this time of year, Health Canada reminds Canadians that along with the warmer weather comes garage sale season. This is not only a great time for bargains, but also a time to exercise caution both as a buyer and as a seller. Caution is...
Thu, 2007-05-10 23:00
Sunday, May 13 at 5PM PT and 8PM ET on BRAVO (Canada only) Art, activism and disability are the starting point for what unfolds as a funny and intimate portrait of five surprising individuals. Director Bonnie Sherr Klein (Not a Love Story, and Speaking...