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How being black and female affects your health  
http://www.womenshealthmatters.ca/health-resources/health-information/resources/feature-article/how-being-black-and-female-affects-your-health-(womens-health-matters-article)

Discusses how the health of many Black women is affected in a negative way by factors such as gender, culture, poverty, racism, and increased risk of certain diseases. Describes how some Black women do not have access to culturally competent healthcare – that is, healthcare that meets their social, cultural and linguistic needs.

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Published: 2007
Keeping Canadian values in health care symposium  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/moving9.pdf

Provides a synopsis of the major highlights and recommendations forwarded during a symposium examining the multicultural health services in Nova Scotia.

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Published: 2000
Dying for trade: why globalization can be bad for our health

Examines the impact of trade agreements on our health and health care system, and what governments can do to ensure that health and human development are not sacrificed at the altar of ‘free trade.’ Begins with a discussion of how globalization affects our global health through changes in economic growth, poverty, inequality and the sustainability of our environment.

Published: 2003
A guide for health professionals working with Aboriginal peoples: cross cultural understanding  
www.sogc.org/guidelines/public/100E-PS4-February2001.pdf

Presents a series of recommendations on cross cultural understanding and health care for health professionals.

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Published: 2001
A guide for health professionals working with Aboriginal peoples: Aboriginal health resources  
www.sogc.org/guidelines/public/100E-PS5-March2001.pdf

Presents a series of recommendations on Aboriginal health resources.

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Published: 2001
A guide for health professionals working with Aboriginal peoples: health issues affecting Aboriginal peoples  
www.sogc.org/guidelines/public/100E-PS3-January2001.pdf

Presents a series of recommendations that put forward holistic definitions of health, based on Aboriginal perspectives.

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Published: 2001
A guide for health professionals working with Aboriginal peoples: executive summary  
www.sogc.org/guidelines/public/100E-PS1-December2000.pdf

Provides an overview of the SOGC Policy Statements on Health Professionals Working with Aboriginal Peoples.

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Published: 2000
Women in health care: a backgrounder  
http://www.nupge.ca/current_pub.html#Womens%20Issues

Provides a historical perspective on women's experience with the health care system as well as some quick facts about why women tend to use the health care system more than men. Describes how men are often responsible for the health research and program implementation that impact women, which resultes in large and disturbing gaps in the provision of women's health care.

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Published: 2000
Removing the barriers to accessing care for lesbians  
www.mautnerproject.org/content/getfile.cfm%3FFamilyID=791&filename=Removing%20the%20Barriers%20Program%20info-sheet.pdf

Aims to build the skills of health care providers and promote change in health care institutions through training and technical assistance, as well as define the dimensions of culture and the principles of culturally competent medical care. Discusses the diversity of the population described as lesbian or women who partner with women. Lists individual, structural and institutional factors that affect access to health care and result in barriers to screening for breast cancer and cervical cancer among lesbians.

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Published: 2000
Canada's creeping economic apartheid  
www.tdrc.net/resources/public/economicapartheid.pdf

Documents how racism shapes the way Canada's non-white population lives and works in Canada. Demonstrates how racism is impacting multiple communities of racialised groups. Concludes with recommendations for the development of a National Urban Strategy that will target urban poverty with racialised community issues as a core part. (See Details)

Published: 2001