Search Resources (English): Access to care

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Lesbian health
Examines the health care and information needs of lesbians and women who have sex with women. (See Details)
Published: 2001
The challenge of diversity in the delivery of women's health care
Details requirements and steps to take in order to ensure that health care services are accessible to diverse populations. Includes references. (See Details)
Published: 1998
The unfinished revolution in contraception: convenience, consumer access and choice
Examines the gap between reproductive health needs and the information, technology and services currently available to meet them. Looks at ways to make contraceptive methods more convenient and effective for women and their partners. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Sexual health services and education for adolescents: options for Nova Scotia
Summarizes the findings of a research project on sexual activity, sexual health policies and services, and options for addressing sexual health among young women in Nova Scotia. (See Details)
Published: 2001
El cuidado de la salud en Canadá: une guía para recién llegados a Ontario
Provides a guide, in Spanish, about the health care system in Canada for newcomers living in Toronto, Ontario. Includes a list of contacts and referrals. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Don't panic: the hitchhiker's guide to Chaoulli, wait times and the politics of private insurance
Examines the Chaoulli decision and the limitations of private insurance as a cure-all for the system. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Finding health information: women's experience
Examines ways women in a small community, as well as health care givers, found health information.
Published: 1995
Mapping research on women and health in Northwestern Ontario
Reviews research on women and health in Northwestern Ontario, identifies gaps between existing research and concerns identified by northern women, and highlights the specific health concerns of these women. Proposes recommendations for future research and policy analysis. (See Details)
Published: 2002
How to survive our patchwork health care
Book review of Michael Decter and Francesca Grosso's "Navigating Canada's Health Care: A User Guide to Getting the Health Care you need," discussing the regionalization of health care and how your health needs may not determine your access to care but rather your location. (See Details)
Published: 2007
Racial and ethnic inequities in access to medical care
Presents an issue of Medical Care Research and Review (Vol. 57, Supp. 1). Produced as discussion papers for a policy roundtable held in Washington, DC called "Race, Ethnicity, and Medical Care: Improving Access in a Diverse Society." Encompasses three specific sets of information: key predictors of medical care use across racial and ethnic groups; a comprehensive review of the literature documenting racial and ethnic differences in access to medical treatments and procedures, and the importance of broader dissemination of information about racial disparities in the health system and the need for improved data collection.
Published: 2000