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Women and the rapid rise of noncommunicable diseases
Describes some of the determinants of the rapid rise in noncommunicable diseases (including mental disorders and injuries) and the challenges this advance poses. (See Details)
Published: 2002
The persistent gap: new evidence on the Canadian gender wage gap
Examines the extent to which factors not previously explored in the Canadian context account for wage differences between men and women. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Gender and road traffic injuries
Explores the gender differences in road traffic injuries, including rates of injury, drinking while under the influence of drugs or alcohol, elderly drivers, and pedestrian behaviour. (See Details)
Published: 2002
The girl child and adolescent women - IPPF discussion paper issue 3
Contains a number of short articles exploring different aspects of issue of The Girl Child and Adolescent Women, how it affects family planning service providers, and how it can be addressed creatively.
Published: 1995
Sex differences in injecting practices and hepatitis C: a systematic review of the literature
Assesses the influence of gender on drug users' injection initiation, sharing behaviour, and cleaning/disinfecting behaviour. Argues for the development of gender-sensitive education and prevention programs. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Highlights recent trends in contraceptive use among Canadian women and examines their familiarity with various methods. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women) (See Details)
Published: 2004
Health of informal caregivers: effects of gender, employment, and use of home care services
Examines the health status of informal caregivers and the impacts on their health. Provides recommendations for policy that better recognizes the role of the informal caregiver. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Women are not small men: life-saving strategies for preventing and healing heart disease in women
Provides information that gives women the facts and the guidance they need to recognize, treat, and prevent heart disease.
Published: 2003
Including gender in health planning: a guide for regional health authorities
Presents some background and history of gender-based analysis. Provides checklists to assist health planners and decision-makers in considering women's and men's shared and differing needs. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Gender and tuberculosis
Examines the gender dimensions of tuberculosis (TB). Calls for more research on gender and TB and the incorporation of gender issues in training curricula for service providers and TB program managers. (See Details)
Published: 2002