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Aboriginal diabetes initiative: First Nations on-reserve and Inuit in Inuit communities: program framework  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fniah-spnia/pubs/diseases-maladies/_diabete/2000_reserve-program/index-eng.php

Outlines the Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative, a Health Canada project designed to help meet the needs of Aboriginal people in combating the epidemic of type 2 diabetes in their communities. Describes the target population, program purpose, program objectives, program elements, delivery model, funding, criteria and implementation, and monitoring and evaluation, for the Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative.

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Published: 2000
Literature review: best mechanisms to influence health risk behaviour  
https://ozone.scholarsportal.info/bitstream/1873/5763/1/10315505.pdf

Provides a critical appraisal of the published literature that exists in the areas of health promotion and prevention and the area of public policy to identify best mechanisms to influence health risk behaviour among women in Ontario.

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Published: 2000
Women's Health Queensland Wide Inc.  
www.womhealth.org.au

Promotes women's health through information and educational services, for both the community in general and health care providers, in the state of Queensland, Australia. Web site includes links to health information, library services, events, related sites, and invites the reader to ask health questions.

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Published: 2001
Bridging the visions: a guide to shared action about women and tobacco  
http://www.cancer.ca/tobacco/bridge/english/content.htm

Refocuses the tobacco control strategies of health and community organizations to include a more comprehensive, woman-centred, health determinants approach. Promotes the importance of adopting a community development approach designed specifically for women that involves collaboration among many different partners to reduce women's exposure to and use of tobacco. Designed to be used by health organizations, women's groups and other community groups committed to women's health and well-being. Provides ideas on how to design and implement effective strategies.

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Published: 1996
Mind the sex gap: bridging sexual and reproductive health and HIV prevention for young heterosexual males  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/acewh/buddyStudy.pdf

Explores young men's perceptions of sexual behaviours, roles, and responsibilities, and pinpoints obstacles and gaps in their sexual health decision-making. Provides a list of recommendations to policy makers and sexual health practitioners for improving HIV/AIDS prevention services for young men and women.

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Published: 2004
Integrating gender into HIV/AIDS programmes: a review paper  
http://www.who.int/gender/documents/en/Integrating.pdf
Examines the ways in which gender influences women’s and men’s vulnerability in the HIV/AIDS epidemic. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Women talking about health: getting started with workshops and groups
Details ways that women can get together to talk about health. Includes information on how to hold health workshops, how to form self-help support groups, and how to do peer counselling with another woman.
Published: 1988
Aboriginal women share their stories in an outreach diabetes education program  
http://www.usask.ca/cuisr/docs/pub_doc/health/Dressler.pdf
Studies the impact that participants of a monthly outreach diabetes education program for Aboriginal women has had on their health and well-being. (See Details)
Published: 2004
BC HealthGuide: helping you and your family stay healthy: healthwise handbook  
http://www.bchealthguide.org/kbaltindex.asp
Includes simple guidelines on how to recognize and handle over 190 common health problems including back and neck pain, chest and repiratory problems, sexual health, mental health and women's health. Also includes chapters on making wise health decisions, developing an effective relationship with your doctor, staying healthy, and leading a healthy lifestyle. Information comes from medical literature that has been reviewed by health professionals. (See Details)
Published: 2000
My body, my responsibility: a health education video for deaf women
Covers topics including puberty, menstruation and related hygiene, pregnancy and labour, pregnancy prevention, birth control methods, and sexually transmitted diseases including HIV and how to be tested for HIV.
Published: 2003