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Mapping research on women and health in Northwestern Ontario  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/MappingRRhealth.pdf
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
Accessibility of French language services in the Ottawa region for francophone women and French-speaking immigrant women who are  
http://francofemmes.org/aocvf/documents/final_report_04.pdf
Identifies the barriers faced by Francophone women and French-speaking immigrant women who are victims of domestic violence and sexual assault when they seek services offered by agencies in the Ottawa region. (See Details)
Published: 2004
A history of Ontario midwifery
Recounts the origins of midwifery in Ontario.
Published: 1998
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
Choose to change this: women and children more at risk in province  
http://www.oaith.ca/pdf/ChooseChange.pdf
Details how poverty traps women and children in violent situations, as well as how funding cuts hurt women's shelter services. Recounts recommendations made to stop violence against women from studies, reports, consultations, and public policy. (See Details)
Published: 2003
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
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