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Domestic Violence Death Review Committee annual report to the Chief Coroner 2005  
http://www.mpss.jus.gov.on.ca/english/publications/comm_safety/DVDRC_2005.pdf
Presents an overview of domestic violence deaths occurring in 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005 that were reviewed by the committee. Includes a statistical analysis of information collected. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Ontario women's work-related health survey: descriptive summary
Identifies the concerns about the impacts of work and workplace conditions on women's health. Suggests furthers areas of investigation and research.
Published: 1996
Systems failure: a report on the experiences of sexual minorities in Ontario's health-care and social-services systems: final re
Indicates the dimensions of systemic and individual prejudice against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered peoples. Provides recommendations for change.
Published: 1997
Walking on eggshells: abused women's experiences of Ontario's welfare system  
http://www.oaith.ca/pdf/Walking_on_Eggshells.pdf
Examines the experiences of women who leave abusive relationships and turn to welfare to seek refuge and support. Reports that these women's experiences with the welfare systen in Ontario have been profoundly negative. Provides recommendations to improve the system. Includes references. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Cuidados medicos no Canada: um guia para Recem-chegados ao Ontario  
http://www.settlement.org/downloads/cuidados_medicos_no_canada.pdf
Provides a guide, in Portuguese, about the health care system in Canada for newcomers living in Toronto, Ontario. Includes a list of contacts and referrals. (See Details)
Published: 2000
POWER study: HIV infection  
http://www.powerstudy.ca/the-power-report/hiv-infection

Reports on indicators related to HIV infection in Ontario women, including sections on incidence, prevalence and risk behaviours; community services for HIV; clinical care and HIV outcomes. This chapter provides critical information on patterns of care for women and men in Ontario, and how they vary by socioeconomic, demographic, HIV exposure category and regional characteristics.

The POWER Study is producing a Women's Health Report to serve as an evidence-based tool for policy makers, providers, and consumers in their efforts to improve health and reduce health inequities among Ontario women.

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Published: 2011
POWER study: cancer  
http://www.powerstudy.ca/webfm_send/67

Reports on leading causes of cancer in women, including cancers of the breast, reproductive system, lung and colorectal cancer. Reports on cancer incidence, survival rates and end-of-life care; and include indicators that capture the continuum of cancer care (prevention, screening, treatment and follow-up, and end-of-life care). Examines performance on these indicators for women and men and assess differences by income, age and geography.

The POWER Study (Project for an Ontario Women's Health Evidence-based Report) is producing a comprehensive Women's Health Report to serve as an evidence-based tool for policy makers, providers and consumers in their efforts to improve health and reduce health inequities among the women and men of Ontario.

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Published: 2009