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Aboriginal diabetes initiative: First Nations on-reserve and Inuit in Inuit communities: program framework  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fniah-spnia/pubs/diseases-maladies/_diabete/2000_reserve-program/index-eng.php

Outlines the Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative, a Health Canada project designed to help meet the needs of Aboriginal people in combating the epidemic of type 2 diabetes in their communities. Describes the target population, program purpose, program objectives, program elements, delivery model, funding, criteria and implementation, and monitoring and evaluation, for the Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative.

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Published: 2000
Literature review: best mechanisms to influence health risk behaviour  
https://ozone.scholarsportal.info/bitstream/1873/5763/1/10315505.pdf

Provides a critical appraisal of the published literature that exists in the areas of health promotion and prevention and the area of public policy to identify best mechanisms to influence health risk behaviour among women in Ontario.

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Published: 2000
Women's Health Queensland Wide Inc.  
www.womhealth.org.au

Promotes women's health through information and educational services, for both the community in general and health care providers, in the state of Queensland, Australia. Web site includes links to health information, library services, events, related sites, and invites the reader to ask health questions.

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Published: 2001
Bridging the visions: a guide to shared action about women and tobacco  
http://www.cancer.ca/tobacco/bridge/english/content.htm

Refocuses the tobacco control strategies of health and community organizations to include a more comprehensive, woman-centred, health determinants approach. Promotes the importance of adopting a community development approach designed specifically for women that involves collaboration among many different partners to reduce women's exposure to and use of tobacco. Designed to be used by health organizations, women's groups and other community groups committed to women's health and well-being. Provides ideas on how to design and implement effective strategies.

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Published: 1996
Mind the sex gap: bridging sexual and reproductive health and HIV prevention for young heterosexual males  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/acewh/buddyStudy.pdf

Explores young men's perceptions of sexual behaviours, roles, and responsibilities, and pinpoints obstacles and gaps in their sexual health decision-making. Provides a list of recommendations to policy makers and sexual health practitioners for improving HIV/AIDS prevention services for young men and women.

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Published: 2004
Healthy living for immigrant women: a health education community outreach program  
http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/reprint/159/4/385.pdf
Describes a health education program in Gloucester, Ontario and how it addressed cultural and linguistic barriers to communication with immigrant women. Includes references. (See Details)
Published: 1998
Internet usage by low-literacy adults seeking health information: an observational analysis  
http://www.jmir.org/2004/3/e25/
Determines how low-literacy adults independently access and evaluate health information on the Internet. Identifies challenges and areas of proficiency in the Internet-searching skills of low-literacy adults. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Hepatitis C in Canada: analysis of community- and national-level initiatives: environmental scan - October 1999 to February 2000
Determines the activities and initiatives being undertaken prior to the 1999/2000 inception of the Hepatitis C Prevention, Support and Research Program (HCPSRP), so that it can be used as a benchmark in the overall evaluation of the HCPSRP. Contains the results for data collection at two levels: (1) Community-level projects/initiatives, and (2) National-level organizations. Published in French under the title: L'hépatite C au Canada : analyse des initiatives communautaires et nationales : analyse de la conjoncture - octobre 1999 à février 2000 : résumé.
Published: 2000
ABC of smoking cessation: use of simple advice and behavioural support  
http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/328/7436/397
Discusses non-pharmacological interventions for people wishing to quit smoking, including advice and behavioural support. Encourages health professionals to use these interventions with their clients, and to become familiar with other sources of support, such as written materials, telephone helplines, and strategies for preventing relapses. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Models of good practice relevant to women & health: education, training and capacity building
Profiles successful women's health projects from Commonwealth countries, which focus on education, training, and capacity building.
Published: 2001