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Ethnicity, income and access to health care in the Atlantic region: a synthesis of the literature  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/Ethnicity.pdf

Scans the relevant academic and popular literature on the accessibility to health care of different incomes and/or ethnic groups in the Atlantic region.

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Published: 2000
Annotated bibliography of Aboriginal women's health and healing research  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/AWHHRG/annotated_bib_AWHHRG.pdf

Provides an interdisciplinary overview of Canadian research literature on issues respecting Aboriginal women, health and healing. Identifies gaps between existing research and community concerns.

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Published: 2005
Life long ties

Presents a documentary that profiles three women and a man who have taken on the responsibility of caring for a family member. Includes a round table discussion between caregivers and chrinic care professionals. The video is accomapnied by a booklet with introduces the participants in the video as well as highlighting themes and posing key questions for the viewer.

Published: 1998
Aboriginal women with addictions: a discussion paper on triple marginalization in the health care system  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/bccewh/addictions.pdf

Examines the ways in which First Nations women who misuse substances are triply marginalized in the health care system, and the devastating implications of this.

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Published: 2000
Equitable access to health care, health promotion and disease prevention for recent immigrant women living in Nova Scotia  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/moving14.pdf

Summarizes findings of a research study. Examines how immigrant women in Nova Scotia access and interacts with healthcare.

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Published: 2001
Affirming immigrant women's health: building inclusive health policy  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/moving7.pdf

Examines the experiences and perceptions of these women in relation to the factors that influence their health, health maintenance behaviours and the health services they use.

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Published: 2000
Reading Romanow : the implications of the final report of The Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada for women  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/health_reform/reading-romanow.pdf

Offers a chapter-by-chapter gendered analysis of the Final Report of the Royal Commission on the Future of Health Care, Building on Values: The Future of Health Care in Canada (Romanow 2002).

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Published: 2003
Gender-based analysis and wait times: new questions, new knowledge  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/health_reform/genderWaitTimes.pdf

Demonstrate a gender-based analysis of wait times with respect to hip and knee replacements. Recommends that this model be applied to research and policy in other clinical areas and to the examination of wait times in general.

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Published: 2006
We're women, too: identifying barriers to gynecologic and breast health care of women with disabilities  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/bccewh/werewomentoo.pdf

Examines to what extent women with disabilities regularly receive screening for breast and cervical cancer, as well as what barriers prevent them from receiving this care Provides recommendations to help eliminate those.

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Published: 2003
Equitable access to healthcare, health promotion, and disease prevention for recent immigrant women living in Nova Scotia, Canad  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/acewh/equitable-access.pdf

Focuses on exploratory research with recent immigrant women in Nova Scotia and their experience with and access to health care. Based on a pilot exploratory study.

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Published: 2000