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Providing primary health care to immigrants and refugees: the North Hamilton experience
Provides an overview of the critical health issues that affect immigrants and refugees in Canada and describes the attempts of the Immigrant/Refugee Health Program of the North Hamilton Community Health Centre to meet their needs. Includes references. (See Details)
Published: 1998
The Jacobs Institute of Women's Health report on the prevention of heart disease in women: findings and recommendations from the
Summarizes the background and scope of the conference, the major findings, and the key recommendations for improving the prevention of heart disease in women's primary care. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Getting trans-competent care: how to work with your nurse or doctor
Examines what's involved in transgendered primary health care, and gives suggestions of ways to find trans-competent care. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Women and primary health care reform: a discussion paper
Explores the differences between women's and men's use and requirement on the health care system, and how these affect the organization and delivery of primary health care. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Identifying better practices for collaborative mental health care in primary health care. An analysis of the evidence base
Identifies better practices to enhance and develop collaborative activities in primary health care by policy makers, providers and other key stakeholders. (See Details)
Published: 2006
A call for action: governments: take responsibility for women's health!: primary health care and women's reproductive and sexual
Focuses on the promises of the Alma Ata Declaration that held so much potential for improving the health of people worldwide. (See Details)
Skill-mix and policy change in the health workforce: nurses in advanced roles
Examines the evidence on role change and delegation from physicans to advance practice nurses in terms of costs and benefits, cost-effectiveness and other outcomes. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Better practices in collaborative mental health care: an analysis of the evidence base
Provides a systematic review of the experimental literature in order to identify better practices in collaborative mental health care in the primary care setting. (See Details)
Published: 2006
'Me, I'm living it': the primary health care experiences of women who use drugs in Vancouver's downtown eastside

Summarizes the findings of The VANDU Women's Clinic Action Research for Empowerment Project (VANDU Women CARE), this report provides insight into the primary health care experiences of women who use illicit drugs in the DTES, and highlights implications for improving health policy and service delivery.

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Published: 2009
Every woman matters: a report on accessing primary health care for Black Women and Women of Colour in Ontario

Highlights the voices of racialized women and their experiences with the healthcare system in Ontario, and their recommendations for improving their access to primary healthcare in Ontario. Summarizes the outcomes from a literature review, research study and pilot program developed as part of the project, A Collaborative Process to Achieve Access to Primary Health Care for Black Women and Women of Colour

Created in collaboration with The University of Toronto Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, and with the support of several community based partners including Parkdale Community Health Centre, Rexdale Community Health Centre, Planned Parenthood Toronto and Sistering - A Woman’s Place.

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Published: 2011