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The pains of privatization: how contracting out hurts health support workers, their families, and health care  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/painsPrivatization.pdf
Examines the impact of privatization on cleaning and food service jobs and workers in the health care system in British Columbia. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Clerical occupations group  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/health_reform/critical_to_care/ClericalGroup.pdf.pdf
Produces an empirical portrait of ancillary workers in clerical positions in the health care field in Canada. Appendix to "Critical to Care: Women and Ancillary Work in Health Care." (See Details)
Published: 2006
Training trainers workshops: an ethno-racial perspectives guide
This pamphlet was developed from information shared by the participants at a Multi-Racial Network for Environmental Justice workshop. The objectives of the workshops are to familiarize participants with environmental health issues in an environmental justice and ethno-cultural context, to develop environmental health literacy, and to better integrate these issues into the participants’ lives and work. It contains tools for training workshop trainers and outlines the need for workshops on these issues. The intent of the pamphlet is to help create and lead workshops for school, community, and workplace groups interested in policy education and advocacy on environmental health and justice and primary prevention.
Stepping into the breach: provincial funders replace federal regulators in defense of public priorities and safety  
http://www.cwhn.ca/groups/biotech/availdocs/20-bassett.pdf
Suggests that if the Canadian Biotechnology Strategy is left uncontested, provincial health services are likely to be overwhelmed by the activities of the pharmaceutical and device industries. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Genetic engineering in agriculture and health: feminist dilemmas and/or opportunities  
http://www.cwhn.ca/groups/biotech/availdocs/10-abergel.PDF
Examines agricultural biotechnology and identifies the way that the current prevalence of genetic engineering crops and foods has been hidden from Canadians. (See Details)
Published: 2000
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
Science education for a science dependent culture  
http://www.cwhn.ca/groups/biotech/availdocs/21-larsen.pdf
Argues that everyone should receive adequate education that will enable them to understand scientific principles. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Manitoba health care reform: perceptions and experiences among Winnipeggers, 1998 and 2001
Explores what has been happening in Manitoba since the provincial government began to reform the health system.
Published: 2001
The legal regulation and construction of the gendered body and of disability in Canadian health law and policy  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/LegalRegConstruction.pdf
Documents and analyzes the link between women's lived experiences of health and the organization of their experience by law. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Engaging the state? Framing feminist politics in an era of state-led "reform"  
http://www.cwhn.ca/groups/biotech/availdocs/11-armstrong.pdf
Provides a reasoned and critical defence of the state as key promoter of biotechnology. (See Details)
Published: 2000