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The process is the product: redefining policy making  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol2no1EN.pdf

Highlights three of the Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women's Health's mechanisms to widen the scope of the health policy dialogue, enabling new stakeholders to participate.

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Published: 2001
Women's definitions and priorities of health  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/moving20.pdf

Summarizes research findings. Examines women’s health while focusing on the perceptions and definitions of health and well-being grounded in women’s daily experiences.

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Published: 2001
Keeping Canadian values in health care symposium  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/moving9.pdf

Provides a synopsis of the major highlights and recommendations forwarded during a symposium examining the multicultural health services in Nova Scotia.

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Published: 2000
Challenging heterosexism: towards non-heterosexist policy and regulation in health and social security agencies  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/acewh/fact_sheets/moving11.pdf

Summarizes research findings. Examines heterosexism and its impact on lesbians in rural Newfoundland.

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Published: 2000
Health and social policy are everyone's business: collaboration and social inclusion in Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/acewh/policy_disc_papers/disc-series5.pdf

Focuses on the importance of social inclusion in both the policy process and the policies themselves in order to ensure health and well-being for all people in our society.

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Published: 2000
Keeping Canadian values in health care: inclusion, diversity and social justice in health: newcomers from Kosovo  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/acewh/keeping-canadian.pdf

Identifies barriers to inclusion, diversity and social justice in health care services for newcomers. Discusses multicultural health policy based on diversity and inclusion.

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Published: 1999
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
Inclusion: will our social and economic strategies take us there?
Addresses the worsening socioeconomic situations of increasing numbers of women, children, and communities in Atlantic Canada by re-evaluating both the term "poverty" and all its implications.
Published: 2000
A healthy balance: caregiving policy in Canada: backgrounder  
http://www.cprn.org/en/doc.cfm?doc=1364
Provides an overview of knowledge collected from recent research on caregiving. (See Details)
Published: 2005
A healthy balance: a summary report on a national roundtable on caregiving policy in Canada  
http://www.cprn.org/en/doc.cfm?doc=1365
Discusses caregiving policy implications emerging from the research findings, from both a Canadian and international perspective. (See Details)
Published: 2005