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Give it to me now: sexual health information and services for older youth in British Columbia  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol5no2EN.pdf

Reports on a study that explored the sexual health information and service needs of young adults beyond adolescence (ages 19-30).

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Published: 2006
Developing understanding from young women's experiences in obtaining sexual health services and education in a Nova Scotia commu  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol1no1EN.pdf

Examines the barriers which prevent young women from receiving maximally effective sexual health education in their schools and related services from physicians and in pharmacies.

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Published: 2000
Midwifery care: women's experiences, hopes and reflections  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol1no2EN.pdf

Documents women's experiences of midwifery care, to determine if the kind of care women received from their midwives was satisfactory, and to see if this care corresponded with what midwives think women want.

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Published: 2001
Cultural competence for registered nurses  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39580

Details recommendations to ensure appropriate cultural competence nursing care for Aboriginal peoples.

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Published: 2002
A framework for women-centred health  
http://www.atira.bc.ca/AdvancingHealthCareWorkshop/womenframework.pdf

Presents 12 elements for meeting women's needs in the planning and implementation of policies, procedures and initiatives across the spectrum of health services.

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Published: 2001
Equitable access to health care, health promotion and disease prevention for recent immigrant women living in Nova Scotia  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/moving14.pdf

Summarizes findings of a research study. Examines how immigrant women in Nova Scotia access and interacts with healthcare.

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Published: 2001
Challenging heterosexism: towards non-heterosexist policy and regulation in health and social security agencies  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/acewh/fact_sheets/moving11.pdf

Summarizes research findings. Examines heterosexism and its impact on lesbians in rural Newfoundland.

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Published: 2000
Count us in! Inclusion and homeless women in downtown east Toronto

Describes many of the barriers homeless and underhoused women face, and highlights their solutions for making health and social services more inclusive.

Published: 2006
Hospital report 2002. Women's health: an excerpt of hospital report 2002: acute care

Provides an analysis of how women use and benefit from the care and treatment they receive in acute care hospitals in Ontario, and how this differs from that received by men.

Published: 2003
The quality of cancer services for women in Ontario: summary report

Focuses on women and cancer, assessing differences in health care quality benefits both sexes.

Published: 2006