Search Resources (English): Immigrant women, Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)

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Affirming immigrant women's health practices in Prince Edward Island  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol2no2EN.pdf

Summarizes research that explored what health means to immigrant women in Prince Edward Island.

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Published: 2001
Equitable access to health care, health promotion and disease prevention for recent immigrant women living in Nova Scotia  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/moving14.pdf

Summarizes findings of a research study. Examines how immigrant women in Nova Scotia access and interacts with healthcare.

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Published: 2001
Affirming immigrant women's health: building inclusive health policy  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/moving7.pdf

Examines the experiences and perceptions of these women in relation to the factors that influence their health, health maintenance behaviours and the health services they use.

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Published: 2000
Equitable access to healthcare, health promotion, and disease prevention for recent immigrant women living in Nova Scotia, Canad  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/acewh/equitable-access.pdf

Focuses on exploratory research with recent immigrant women in Nova Scotia and their experience with and access to health care. Based on a pilot exploratory study.

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Published: 2000
Affirming immigrant women's health: building inclusive health policy  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/acewh/affirming-immigrant-womens-health.pdf

Explores immigrant women’s experiences and perceptions of the factors that influence their health, their health behaviours and the health services they use.

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Published: 2000
Race, ethnicity and women's health
Examines and reports on various research projects on immigration, refugee, and African Nova Scotian women in Atlantic Canada, sponsored by ACEWH, that have initiated a critical body of policy-based research on health needs by ethnic origin. Explores the major barriers between ethnic sub-populations and good health care, including language and communication barriers, cultural barriers, and the lack of medical research and knowledge on minority women's health needs and concerns.
Published: 2002