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Gender for journalists: a toolkit
This toolkit aims to provide journalists with an understanding of gender issues, and of the roles and responsibilities of women and men in society, so that their reporting will be accurate and gender sensitive. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Women and substance abuse: gender transparency
Examines differences between women engaged in drug treatment and women who are not engaged in drug treatment.
Published: 1999
Frequently asked questions about women, girls and HIV
Provides answers to frequently asked questions about HIV and how it relates specifically to women and girls. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Gender differences in bacterial STIs in Canada
States that the reported rate of chlamydia is much higher among women than men, whereas the reverse is true for gonorrhea and infectious syphilis. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women) (See Details)
Published: 2004
Women and the health care industry: an unhealthy relationship?
Provides a critical look at the kind of health care provided for women by mainstream medicine. Argues that the current system is primarily designed to meet the needs of health care providers-especially the drug companies.
Published: 1995
Diagnosis and treatment of coronary heart disease in women: systematic reviews of evidence on selected topics
Provides systematic reviews and meta-analyses on key topics related to coronary heart disease (CHD) in women. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Reducing health disparities: roles of the health sector: discussion paper
Discusses factors associated with health disparities in Canada, including socio-economic status (SES), Aboriginal identity, gender and geographic location. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Gender, health and ageing
Examines the gender differences in patterns and impact of major diseases of the elderly, as well as in access to health care services. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Gender equality, work and health: a review of the evidence
Summarizes the evidence about the relationship between gender inequality and health and safety problems related to work. It reviews gender issues in research, policies and programmes on occupational health and safety, and highlights some specific issues for women.  (See Details)
Published: 2006
Sex and gender in the CIHR
Looks at the challenges faced by the CIHR in responding to the scientific problems presented by both sex and gender issues in women's health.
Published: 1999