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Hepatitis C in Canada: analysis of community- and national-level initiatives: environmental scan - October 1999 to February 2000
Determines the activities and initiatives being undertaken prior to the 1999/2000 inception of the Hepatitis C Prevention, Support and Research Program (HCPSRP), so that it can be used as a benchmark in the overall evaluation of the HCPSRP. Contains the results for data collection at two levels: (1) Community-level projects/initiatives, and (2) National-level organizations. Published in French under the title: L'hépatite C au Canada : analyse des initiatives communautaires et nationales : analyse de la conjoncture - octobre 1999 à février 2000 : résumé.
Published: 2000
ABC of smoking cessation: use of simple advice and behavioural support  
http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/328/7436/397
Discusses non-pharmacological interventions for people wishing to quit smoking, including advice and behavioural support. Encourages health professionals to use these interventions with their clients, and to become familiar with other sources of support, such as written materials, telephone helplines, and strategies for preventing relapses. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Populations at higher risk: when mainstream approaches don't work: a Best Start Resource Centre "how to" guide  
http://www.beststart.org/resources/howto/pdf/HowTOGuide_2c.pdf
Presents information about how to reach, engage and meet the needs of sub-populations at higher risk, in the context of preconception, prenatal and child health. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Models of good practice relevant to women & health: education, training and capacity building
Profiles successful women's health projects from Commonwealth countries, which focus on education, training, and capacity building.
Published: 2001
Beyond prescriptions - meeting your health needs: a plain language workbook about health
Written for use in classrooms or support groups to help people to understand take charge of their own health and the health of their families and communities. Includes health information, activities, and glossaries about holistic health, determinants of health, and making a health plan.
Published: 1997
Listen to the whispers: an education program about ovarian cancer  
http://www.ovariancanada.org/index.asp?navid=43
Aims to raise awareness among Canadian women of the subtle signs, symptoms, risks and preventive factors of ovarian cancer ("the disease that whispers"). (See Details)
Published: 2000
A sense of belonging: supporting healthy child development in Aboriginal families  
http://www.beststart.org/resources/hlthy_chld_dev/pdf/aboriginal_manual.pdf
Focuses on service provider strategies to use in working with Aboriginal families with young children. Looks at areas of risk and concern, Aboriginal parenting beliefs and teachings, as well as effective approaches. (See Details)
Published: 2006
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
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
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