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The Charlottetown Declaration on the right to care  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/health_reform/charlottetownEN.pdf

Details the fundamental principles for a national home care strategy that ensures equity for both women and men, and recognizes that home care needs to be an integral part of a publicly administered health care system.

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Published: 2002
Women and health care reform  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/health-reform.pdf

Examines how health care reforms have impacted women, their health, work, and financial well-being.

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Published: 2000, 2002
Home care and women: an annotated bibliography of CEWHP home care documents  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/health_reform/home-care-biblio.pdf

Presents an annotated bibliography of health care-related research material, published through the Centres of Excellence for Women's Health, that makes reference to home care services.

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Published: 2001
Gender-sensitive home and community care and caregiving research: a synthesis paper  
http://www.womenandhealthcarereform.ca/publications/synthesis.pdf

Reviews 45 gender-sensitive studies of home and community care and caregiving and identifies research gaps.

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Published: 2002
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
Women and home care: why does home care matter to women?  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/health_reform/why-hc-matter.pdf

Looks at home care and examines its importance for women. Describes how health care reform has impacted on the kind of care that is provided at home and the participation of most women in the paid labour force.

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Published: 2002
The evidence is in... it's time to act on homecare  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39562
Discusses the origin and history of the "Charlottetown Declaration on the Right to Care." Argues that action to deliver the home care services needed in Canada is long past due. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Why having a national home care program is a women's issue  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39563
Debates how the burden of home care, while becoming an incresing concern for governments, health care providers, family members and individuals who need such care, rests especially on women, who give and receive the vast majority of home care. (See Details)
Published: 2002
A woman's guide to health care debates  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39565
Provides a guide that is intended to help women sort through some of the numbers and terms related to health policy, health economics, and health care reform, so they too can be part of an informed discussion on planning for care. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Caring for/caring about: women, home care, and unpaid caregiving
Explores the nature of caring in Canada, and examines reseach on women, home care and unpaid caregiving. Identifies the social conditions under which caregiving is undertaken. Also examines the experiences of women who care.
Published: 2004