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Inclusive social policy development: ideas for practitioners  
http://www.ccsd.ca/diver_e.htm
Looks at ways to help make organizations more inclusive of diversity considerations. (See Details)
Published: 1997
Models of good practice relevant to women & health: women's health initiatives
Profiles 16 novel ideas used to improve the health of women who are not usually singled out for special attention, from Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Canada.
Published: 2001
You say 'to-may-to(e)' and I say 'to-mah-to(e)': bridging the communications gap between researchers and policy-makers  
http://secure.cihi.ca/cihiweb/dispPage.jsp?cw_page=GR_1169_E&cw_topic=1169
Examines the policy environment and methods of translating research results for users in policy settings. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Made to measure: executive summaries
Contains the executive summaries of the synthesis papers prepared for the National Symposium "Made to Measure: Designing Research, Policy and Action Approaches to Eliminate Gender Inequity" held October 3-6, 1999 in Halifax, NS.
Published: 1999
Breast cancer and B.C. women: a report to the Minister of Health from the Minister's Advisory Council on Women's Health  
http://www.healthservices.gov.bc.ca/whb/publications/breast.html
Presents action to address issues surrounding breast cancer, including prevention, screening and diagnostic services, treatment, information and support, and research, all from a women's health perspective. (See Details)
Published: 1996
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
Women’s health: policy guide  
http://www.gov.pe.ca/photos/original/acsw_wom_guide.pdf
Discusses women's roles as paid and unpaid health care providers as well as the growing burdens being put on female caregivers as a result of health care policy. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Policy framework on designated populations
Identifies particular groups in our society that have poorer health or experience barriers to the health care they require. Focuses on two determinants of health that particularly affect the health status of these designated groups: poverty and rural/remote areas. This document offers guidance to Boards and Councils on the designated populations: children and youth, people with disabilities, people with mental disorders, ethnocultural minority populations, seniors, and women. It does not address aboriginal populations because of the move to aboriginal self-government, which requires a different and more complex process. The paper offers information and guidance on these population groups, rather than Ministry of Health policy. It provides a structure to guide the development of policy that will address the health issues faced by designated populations.
Published: 1995
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
House bound: the voices of full-time family caregivers  
http://www.carewatchtoronto.org/reports/House_Bound.htm
Discusses the needs of women who act as the primary caregivers for their family members. Presents recommendations that financially and emotionally support and value homecare workers. (See Details)
Published: 2002