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The objective is care: proceedings of the National Think Tank On Gender and Unpaid Caregiving, November 8-10, 2001, Charlottetown  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/health_reform/guc-think-tankEN.pdf

Examines gender differences in caring and the implications for families, policy developers and health care. Debates what these differences mean for women over the course of their lifetimes.

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Published: 2001
One hundred years of caregiving   
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/health_reform/care-giving-100yrs.pdf

Discusses the evolution of unpaid caregiving in Canada in the last 100 years. Illustrates how care demands in households have increased and how highly complex care issues have been transferred to the home, while at the same time cutbacks in the welfare state have reduced or eliminated other supports. Explores the health effects of caregiver burden, still seen as women's work, and suggests the creation of conditions for voluntary and skilled care.

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Published: 2001
Home care and women: an annotated bibliography of CEWHP home care documents  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/health_reform/home-care-biblio.pdf

Presents an annotated bibliography of health care-related research material, published through the Centres of Excellence for Women's Health, that makes reference to home care services.

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Published: 2001
Bringing women and gender into "Healthy Canadians: A Federal Report on Comparable Health Indicators 2004"  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/health_reform/WomenGenderHealthIndicators.pdf

Provides a gender analysis of "Healthy Canadians: A Federal Report on Comparable Health Indicators 2004."

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Published: 2006
Privatization and health care reform in Canada: analytic glossary  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/health_reform/phrc-analytic-glossary.pdf

Presents a glossary of key terms in health care reform in Canada.

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Published: 1999
Gender-sensitive home and community care and caregiving research: a synthesis paper  
http://www.womenandhealthcarereform.ca/publications/synthesis.pdf

Reviews 45 gender-sensitive studies of home and community care and caregiving and identifies research gaps.

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Published: 2002
Reading Romanow : the implications of the final report of The Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada for women  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/health_reform/reading-romanow.pdf

Offers a chapter-by-chapter gendered analysis of the Final Report of the Royal Commission on the Future of Health Care, Building on Values: The Future of Health Care in Canada (Romanow 2002).

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Published: 2003
Primary health care reform and women  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/health_reform/primaryCareEN.pdf

Examines primary health care reforms and their impact on women and their health. Argues that they are about women’s work even though women are not the ones making most of the decisions.

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Published: 2005
Women and home care: why does home care matter to women?  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/health_reform/why-hc-matter.pdf

Looks at home care and examines its importance for women. Describes how health care reform has impacted on the kind of care that is provided at home and the participation of most women in the paid labour force.

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Published: 2002
Just the facts, ma'am... A women's guide for understanding evidence about health and health care  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/health_reform/evidenceEN.pdf

Presents tools women can use to assess arguments and evidence about women, health, and health care reforms.

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Published: 2005