Search Resources (English): Health policy, Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)

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Silent measures: disability and the Canadian Biotechnology Strategy  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol2no3EN.pdf

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  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/groups/biotech/availdocs/shiftconnect.htm

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
Stepping into the breach: provincial funders replace federal regulators in defense of public priorities and safety  
http://www.cwhn.ca/groups/biotech/availdocs/20-bassett.pdf
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