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Missing voices in long-term care policy making: elderly women and women with disabilities receiving home care  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol1no1EN.pdf

Explores the perspectives and aspirations of frail elderly women and younger women with disabilities who rely on care and assistance at home in Ontario.

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Published: 2000
Gender-based analysis: beyond the Red Queen syndrome  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol2no3EN.pdf

Advocates for the continuing need for gender-based analysis to assess the effects of health policies and programs on women and men.

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Published: 2002
Marginalized voices from Vancouver's downtown eastside: Aboriginal women speak about their health care experiences  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol1no2EN.pdf

Examines whether the service delivery model employed at the Vancouver Native Health Society (VNHS) provided Aboriginal women with the appropriate professional services and education programs needed to take control of their health.

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Published: 2001
Silent measures: disability and the Canadian Biotechnology Strategy  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol2no3EN.pdf

Draws attention to the measurements that inform health research and policy making. Questions the notion of the "ideal citizen" that underpins the Strategy, suggesting it implicitly excludes people with disabilities.

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Published: 2002
The power of citizen engagement to influence research and policy  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol2no1EN.pdf

Suggests that focus groups can allow researchers to capture the nuances of women’s voices in ways that not only generate new knowledge, but also allow researchers to move beyond polarized policy alternatives.

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Published: 2001
Strategic workshops: planning and design  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/groups/biotech/availdocs/Hirschkorn2.pdf

Presents models, case studies, resources and general information for the design and implementation of an effective strategic workshop.

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Published: 1998
Placing values at the centre of biotechnology policy: the Canadian Biotechnology Strategy and women's health. Opening remarks  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/groups/biotech/availdocs/1-sherwin.pdf

Explains the history of the Working Group on Women, Health and the New Genetics, and the goals of the national Strategic Workshop held on February 11 and 12, 2000 at York University in Toronto, Ontario.

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Published: 2001
Biotechnology and women's health: re-defining the questions  
http://www.cwhn.ca/site/default/files/groups/biotech/availdocs/12-bos-tud.pdf

Looks at the practicalities of regulation and control of the new biotechnologies.

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Published: 2000
Risk, biotechnology and political rationality: lessons from women's accounts of breast cancer risks  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/groups/biotech/availdocs/9-robertson.pdf

Analyzes how women make sense of their personal risks for breast cancer, and how they feel about their ability to exert control over the disease, as individuals or as members of a group.

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Published: 2000
Shifting connections: a report on emerging federal policy relating to women's health, the new genetics and biotechnology  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/groups/biotech/availdocs/shiftconnect.htm

Provides a policy primer, of value to experts and novices wishing to gain insight into the range of Canadian government activities which bear on the way that biotechnologies will impact on women and their health.

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Published: 1999