Search Resources (English): Health policy, Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)

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What's policy got to do with it?  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol2no1EN.pdf

Presents articles that discuss the influence that Centres have had on health policy to date. Themes include: redefining policy making, taking action to influence policy, and policy for rural women.

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Published: 2001
Public health vs. chemoprevention  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol2no2EN.pdf

Discusses chemoprevention experiments, which test potent drugs to prevent disease, and the risks, particularly for Canadian women, of these experiments.

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Published: 2001
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
Missing voices in long-term care policy making: elderly women and women with disabilities receiving home care  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol1no1EN.pdf

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
The mice that roared: using feminist activist principles to influence policy  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol2no1EN.pdf

Discusses how feminist activist principles can offer effective strategies for inclusive research practices, public advocay and policy change.

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Published: 2001
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
The discredited medical subject in health policy and practice: carrier First Nation women in Northern British Columbia  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/en/publications/RB/v4n1/page2.shtml
Examines First Nation women's encounters with health services providers. (See Details)
Published: 2003