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A different prescription: considerations for women's health groups contemplating funding from the pharmaceutical industry

Discusses diverse perspectives on the issue of women's health groups accepting money from the pharmaceutical industry.

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Published: 1999
The guiding principles community consultations project

Describes a three–phase community consultation process developed to establish practical principles and a policy–relevant agenda for a new women’s health research program.

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Published: 2000
Responses to anti-abortion arguments about morality and the law

Suggests responses for anti-abortion arguments about morality and the law.

"This may sting a bit": cutting CME's ties to pharma
Argues against pharmaceutical industry funding of continuing medical education (CME).
Published: 2006
Ethical choices in long-term care: what does justice require?

Examines how best to structure the ethical framework within which equitable, fair, rational, and transparent decisions about long-term care can be made. Elaborates on such issues as gender, bias, discrimination, scarcity, productivity, the role of the family, and institutional care, to name a few.

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Published: 2002
Legal, ethical and legislative issues and women's health in Canada

Provides an overview of the legal status, current legislative initiatives and ethical considerations related to women's health. Prepared for the Canada-U.S.A. Women's Health Forum, Ottawa, ON, 1996 (CANUSA).

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Published: 1996
Client rights in psychotherapy & counselling: a handbook of client rights and therapist responsibility

Provides an educational tool that assists both clients and therapists in understanding the ethical framework of the counselling relationship.

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Published: 1999
Practical and ethical dilemmas in the clinical testing of microbicides: a report on a symposium
Describes microbicides, substances that would reduce the transmission of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) when used vaginally or rectally. Summarizes extensive deliberations, key decisions and recommendations made at a 1997 symposium of 55 advocates, scientists, policy makers, and industry representatives from 15 countries across Africa, Asia, Latin America, Europe, and the United States. Addresses such complex issues as informed consent, standard of care, community participation, the role of social science, and implications for public policy.
Published: 1998
Prenatal technologies may not offer reproductive choice
Discusses reproductive technologies and their implications for women's equality and recognition of disability rights. Explores the medicalization of disability and disability-based discrimination. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Ethics and genetics: the need for transparency
Outlines research priorities which are intended as contributions to a strategy for building broader public debate. (See Details)
Published: 2000