Search Resources (English): Prévention, Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)

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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
Striking to the heart of the matter: selected readings on gender and HIV  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/pdf/Striking_to_the_Heart_of_the_Matter.pdf

Discusses awareness of gender issues and differences with the disease, as well as challenges of understanding the experiences of those at greater risk of HIV.

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Published: 2002
Mother and child reunion: preventing fetal alcohol spectrum disorder by promoting women's health  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/bccewh/FASbrief.pdf

Describes current knowledge about Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and prevention strategies. Outlines an alternative approach to FAS prevention that would be more effective for both mothers and babies.

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Published: 2003
Intimate partner violence : Violence prevention is a public health issue  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39433

A public opinion survey conducted in 2002 for the New Brunswick government showed that many people, female and male, tend to trivialize violence and to blame the victim. This article looks at the need to step up our prevention and education efforts when it comes to violence against women.

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Published: Spring/Summer 2007