A women's health research institute in the Canadian Institutes of Health Research

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Penny Ballem
Karen Grant
Working Group on the CIHR, Gender & Women's Health Research
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Recommends the establishment of a Women's Health Research Institute, as well as a systematic program for the integration of sex and gender across the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). Outlines the key contributions that a Women's Health Research Institute will bring to the larger structure of the CIHR. Ssserts that the capacity within the women's health research community is strong and growing steadily, spanning the four research quadrants of the CIHR, as well as all of the regions of Canada. Calls upon the Governing Council of the CIHR to assume responsibility for establishing and ensuring sustainability of a gender mainstreaming process within the CIHR.

CEX WOMR.W67 2000
Includes bibliographical references.