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Public lectures: what's gender and sex got to do with health?
Showcases some of the research contributions by Alberta-based scientists for the Institute of Gender and Health.
Published: 2003
Women's health in the 21st century
Presents a compilation of abstracts of the 8th International Congress on Women's Health Issues, June 8-10, 1997 at The University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK.
Published: 1997
Taking risks: incorporating gender and culture into the classification and assessment of federally sentenced women in Canada
Analyses the underlying assumptions and current practice of classification and assessment in federal women's prisons, and the implications for gender and diversity. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Nutrition research: the unique needs of women
Presents the proceedings of a conference discussing cutting-edge biomedical research for the treatment and prevention of conditions including eating disorders, obesity, and osteoporosis. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Transforming erotic power

This article identifies the connections between the erotic, power, gender and oppression. Addresses the possibility for changing sexual behavior as well as sexual attitudes. 

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Published: 1984
Gender, diversity and HIV/AIDS

Presented at the XVI International AIDS Conference in Toronto, Ontario, this document looks at such themes as workplace HIV/AIDS, gender-based violence, youth and prevention, breastfeeding, and gender-based analysis and HIV resources.

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Published: 2006
Girls take action on mental health: gender and the mental health of young Canadians

In June 2009, Girls Action Foundation published The Need for a Gender-Sensitive Approach to the Mental Health of Young Canadians.  This excerpt provides a summary of the report, including recommendations.

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Published: 2009
Rural and remote women and the Kirby-Keon Report on mental health: a preliminary gender-place analysis

Analyzes the Highlights and Recommendations of Out of the Shadows at Last (the Kirby-Keon Report) with a gender-place lens focused on women living in rural and remote areas in Saskatchewan.

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Published: March 2007
Women's Respiratory Health: An evidence review

In response to the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) women’s life expectancy study which revealed that respiratory systems diseases are the 3rd leading cause of death for women ages 65-74 in British Columbia, this is a review of 137 articles and other relevant documents discussing sex and gender issues for women’s respiratory disease and health, including grey literature reports.

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Published: October 2008
Sex, Gender and Influenza

The World Health Organization (WHO) has addressed infectious diseases around the globe, with consideration of the impact of sex and gender on chronic infectious diseases, including HIV and tuberculosis.  Sex and gender have an impact on people’s vulnerability to influenza, as well as the course and outcome of infection and vaccination. The impact of sex and gender on the outcome of infection is influenced by a number of global, social and biological factors.

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Published: July 2010