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Virtual and actual realities: a feminist environmentalist analysis of the computer industry  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/VirtualActualComplete.pdf
Looks at both the production side and consumption side of personal computers from cradle to grave and describes the impact of each stage in the life cycle on women and the environment. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Draft action plan for prairie women's health
Speaks to the situation of women in Manitoba and Saskatchewan and recommends actions that can be taken to improve the health of women. Uses current literature and research, and women's voices to provide direction to government and community policy makers on women's health in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. PWHCE is interested in research, education and policy change around gender and the social determinants of health. As such, the Action Plan focuses on the social factors that affect women's health. It is intended to be a source document which can be used to stimulate discussion and provide an agenda for change in health planning and policy formation, and health services for women, their implementation and evaluation.
Published: 2000
Mother's health and access to recreation activities for children  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/mothersHealth.pdf
Examines the link between low-income mothers' health and their ability to find affordable recreation programs for her children. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Delivering an alternative: an overview of the regulation of midwifery in Manitoba  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/deliveringAlt.pdf
Examines the successes and challenges of making midwifery care available to Manitoban women, particularly for those who live outside of Winnipeg. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Rural women's action workshops: Nipawin and Swift Current, Saskatchewan  
http://www.pwhce.ca/pdf/ruralNipawin.pdf
Presents the discussions and recommendations following workshops on rural women's health and well-being concerns. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Prairie Region Centre of Excellence for Women's Health: Stage II Proposal
This document contains the Prairie Region Centre application for consideration by the Women's Health Bureau, Health Canada, put forward by six partner organizations: the Women's Health Clinic, the University of Winnipeg, the Prairie Region Health Promotion Research Centre, the Fédération provinciale des Fransaskaoises, the University of Manitoba and the University of Regina. The Prairie Region Centre will be built on a partnership between community organizations and universities, and is committed to inclusivity, to equity in decision-making, to empowerment through skill transfer, and to action-oriented resesarch which will translate research and policy expertise and build upon existing local, regional and national organizations and networks.
Published: 1996
The ethical and human rights implications of prenatal technologies: the need for federal leadership and regulations  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/ethical-human-rights.pdf
Discusses reproductive technologies and their implications for women's equality and recognition of disability rights. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Women and post traumatic stress disorder: moving research to policy  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/ptsdResearchPolicy.pdf
Explores policies that can contribute to alleviating the obstacles immigrant, refugee women and women of colour experience when accessing health services for post-traumatic stress disorder. (See Details)
Published: 2003
I couldn't say anything so my body tried to speak for me: the cost of providing health care services to women survivors of child  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/i-couldnt-say-anything-long.pdf
Details the financial costs of insured health care services for 12 women survivors of CSA over a 10- and 11-year period. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Strategies for Saskatchewan women: a response to the Saskatchewan Status of Women Office on the "Summary of input to the Action
Provides a response from the Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence to the "Summary of input to the Action Plan for Saskatchewan women" prepared by the Saskatchewan Status of Women Office. Notes a general agreement with the action plan, and provides suggestions for issues that should be addressed.
Published: 2003