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Practical guide for selection of MVA materials

Provides an evaluation and comparison of manual vacuum aspiration (MVA) instruments. Lists the cross-compatibility of equipment from various manufacturers, and provides information about the products and their manufacturers.

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Published: 2004
Tele-homecare consultation workshop

Reports on the Tele-homcare consultation workshop held in Toronto, ON in August 1998. This report presents the views solicited through discussion and plenary sessions at the workshop. It addresses the current status of tele-homecare projects, activities, and inititatives; identifies obstacles, barriers and opportunities for development; explores trends and future directions and suggests potential federal initiatives. Fifty people participated in the consultation workshop, including representatives from industry, government, health care provider and academic organizations and institutions. (See Details)

Published: 1998
International activities in tele-homecare: background paper

Reviews international projects and initiatives related to tele-homecare. Tele-homecare is the use of information and communication technologies to enable effective delivery and management of health services in a patient's residence.

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Published: 1998
Gender on the line: technology, restructuring and the reorganization of work in the call centre industry

Focuses on the impacts of economic restructuring on the labour market, and particularly the feminization of labour in Canada, with a view to providing input to policy-makers concerned about issues of women and work.

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Published: 2000
Health technology assessment on the Net: a guide to Internet sources of information
Compiliation of useful websites to investigate when conducting a Health Technology Assesment (HTA). (See Details)
Published: 2005
A high-tech twist on abuse
Describes how abusers are using technology against victims and how victims can use technology to enhance safety. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Exanding our horizons: tech3 project
Presents a compilation of technology information, tips, tutorials, and frequently asked questions for women with disabilities.
Published: 2002
Health technology assessment: a needs-based approach
Presents the proceedings of the conference, 'Health Technology Assessment: A Needs-Based Approach' put on by the International Development Research Centre.
Published: 1995
Health technologies: are they helping women?
Debates the validity of health technologies as diagnostic tools, in particular bone mineral density testing and hormone replacement therapy. (See Details)
Published: 2000
A disease-based comparison of health systems : what is best and at what cost?
Provides a collection of papers that examine health expenditures, ageing, technology and outcomes, and other issues of health system performance.
Published: 2003