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Unpacking the shift to home care  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/Flood%20Finalreport.pdf
Explores the shift from hospital care to home care. Describes the de-institutionalization process and its implications. Provides recommendations on advocacy for efficient and equitable home care policies. (See Details)
Published: 1999
Degree of women's homelessness underestimated, study finds  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39537
Summarizes findings of a study conducted by Sistering: A Woman's Place that looked at the extent of women's homelessness. Describes "visible" and "hidden" homelessness. Highlights homelessness as a significant women's health issue that seriously impact women's emotional, mental, spiritual and physical health. Includes a list of suggestions to help improve the conditions of women's visible and hidden homelessness. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Building alliances to improve women's occupational health  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/messing.pdf
Presents problems facing women workers and how women workers have attempted to deal with them, with some indications of the important issues. (See Details)
Published: 1999
Exploring the intersections between women's health and poverty: a policy paper for the Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellen  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/exploringIntersections.pdf
Examines health issues faced by poor women. Reviews literature on this subject, and provides policy recommendations. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Care and consequences: the impact of health care reform
Explores the language surrounding health care reform and the dichotomies that have emerged as part of the health care debate.
Published: 2000
Position of the American Dietetic Association and Dietitians of Canada: nutrition and women's health  
http://www.dietitians.ca/news/downloads/highlights_research_summer04_ada_position.pdf
States that women have specific nutritional needs and vulnerabilities and, as such, are at unique risk for various nutrition-related diseases and conditions. (See Details)
Published: 2004
The differential impact of health care privatization on women in Alberta  
http://www.pwhce.ca/pdf/alta.pdf
Examines privatization in Alberta and its impact on women. Traces development and provides an overview of health policy initiatives exemplifying governmental policy platform. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Equity and diversity approaches for women care caregivers: the impact of health reform  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/cesfm.pdf
Highlights unexpected consequences of health and social service reforms developed without due consideration for their specific impact on women, particularly women caregivers. (See Details)
Published: 1999
Caring for/caring about: women, home care, and unpaid caregiving
Explores the nature of caring in Canada, and examines reseach on women, home care and unpaid caregiving. Identifies the social conditions under which caregiving is undertaken. Also examines the experiences of women who care.
Published: 2004
UN Platform for Action Committee (Manitoba) 1997 conference: striving for gender equality and economic independence: post confer
Examines the impact of economic globalization on the income security of women. Argues that economic restructuring has intensified inequalities based on race, gender, and class, as well as devastated national economies, leading to increased unemployment, dismantling of social programs, erosion of democratic structures, and the violation of human rights. Calls for women's organizations to work toward a world that is based on greater economic and social justice, equality, and an end to women's poverty.
Published: 1997