Search Resources (English): Health policy, National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)

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Missing voices in long-term care policy making: elderly women and women with disabilities receiving home care

Explores the perspectives and aspirations of frail elderly women and younger women with disabilities who rely on care and assistance at home in Ontario.

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Published: 2000
Silent measures: disability and the Canadian Biotechnology Strategy

Draws attention to the measurements that inform health research and policy making. Questions the notion of the "ideal citizen" that underpins the Strategy, suggesting it implicitly excludes people with disabilities.

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Published: 2002
Shifting connections: a report on emerging federal policy relating to women's health, the new genetics and biotechnology

Provides a policy primer, of value to experts and novices wishing to gain insight into the range of Canadian government activities which bear on the way that biotechnologies will impact on women and their health.

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Published: 1999
The legal regulation and construction of the gendered body and of disability in Canadian health law and policy
Documents and analyzes the link between women's lived experiences of health and the organization of their experience by law. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Stepping into the breach: provincial funders replace federal regulators in defense of public priorities and safety
Suggests that if the Canadian Biotechnology Strategy is left uncontested, provincial health services are likely to be overwhelmed by the activities of the pharmaceutical and device industries. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Critical to care: women and ancillary work in health care
Examines the gendered nature of ancillary work, as well as its importance in the provision of quality health care. (See Details)
Published: 2006