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Towards gender-sensitive health indicators  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol2no3EN.pdf

Describes the features of a system of gender-sensitive indicators that would more adequately measure women's health. Offers criteria for the selection of these indicators.

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Published: 2002
Lesbian and bisexual women's health project: tip sheet for health care providers  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/lhp-infosheetEN.pdf

Provides a list of tips and suggestions for health care providers in order to ensure they take the important steps required to help improve care for theirlesbian and bisexual women patients.

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Published: 2001
The British Columbia health atlas  
http://www.chspr.ubc.ca/Research/health-atlas.php

Provides a comprehensive atlas of population health in British Columbia. Combines data from a wide variety of sources to provide a 144-page, full-colour picture of health care and population health in B.C.

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Published: 2004
Aboriginal women with addictions: a discussion paper on triple marginalization in the health care system  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/bccewh/addictions.pdf

Examines the ways in which First Nations women who misuse substances are triply marginalized in the health care system, and the devastating implications of this.

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Published: 2000
Reading Romanow : the implications of the final report of The Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada for women  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/health_reform/reading-romanow.pdf

Offers a chapter-by-chapter gendered analysis of the Final Report of the Royal Commission on the Future of Health Care, Building on Values: The Future of Health Care in Canada (Romanow 2002).

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Published: 2003
A result-based logic model for primary health care: laying an evidence-based foundation to guide performance, measurement, monit

Presents a logic model for primary health care (PHC) in Canada. Describes how it can be used to plan, monitor, evaluate and report on strategies implemented to strengthen the PHC system in Canada.

Published: 2004
Global health disparities

Consists of easy-to-use web format CD-ROM supplement to April 2002 special issue of journal Health Promotion Practice. Contains over 700 primary source materials and 1000s of pages of information on global health inequalities arranged by health disparity areas: Assessment/Measurement; Children; Country Health Profiles; Economic Development; Environment; Epidemiology/Statistics; Globalization; Healthy People 2010 (USA); Homepages; Indigenous People; Legal/Political; Maternal/Infant; Newsletters; Poverty; Race/Ethnicity; Seniors; Technology; and, Women.

Published: 2002
Brutal neglect: Australian rural women's access to health services

Examines rural health services through the eyes of women in rural Australia. PDF required to read.

Published: 2006
Racial discrimination as a health risk for female youth: implications for policy and healthcare delivery in Canada: final report  
http://www.whiwh.com/Research/ePub_RacialDiscrimination.pdf

Presents the findings of a participatory research process involving young women of colour that explored how racism impacts their access to quality healthcare, health education and health information.

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Published: 2003
Diverse communities, common concerns: assessing health care quality for minority Americans. Findings from the Commonwealth Fund   
http://www.commonwealthfund.org/~/media/Files/Publications/Fund%20Report/2002/Mar/Diverse%20Communities%20%20Common%20Concerns%20%20Assessing%20Health%20Care%20Quality%20for%20Minority%20Americans/collins_diversecommun_523%20pdf.pdf

Focuses on the differences in care experiences among whites, Hispanics, African Americans and Asian Americans. Demonstrates that on a wide range of health care quality measures, minority Americans do not fare as well as whites.

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Published: 2002