Search Resources (English): Health services, Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)

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Developing understanding from young women's experiences in obtaining sexual health services and education in a Nova Scotia commu  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol1no1EN.pdf

Examines the barriers which prevent young women from receiving maximally effective sexual health education in their schools and related services from physicians and in pharmacies.

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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
Challenging heterosexism: towards non-heterosexist policy and regulation in health and social security agencies  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/acewh/fact_sheets/moving11.pdf

Summarizes research findings. Examines heterosexism and its impact on lesbians in rural Newfoundland.

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Published: 2000
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
Adolescent sexual health services and education: options for Nova Scotia  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/acewh/policy_disc_papers/disc-series8.pdf

Identifies health and educational policy issues concerning adolescents and their sexual health, so that action to address this area can be considered for Nova Scotia.

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Published: 2000
Developing understanding from young women's experiences in obtaining sexual health services and education in a Nova Scotia commu  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/acewh/developing-understanding.pdf

Examines barriers preventing young women from receiving effective sexual health education from their schools, physicians and pharmacies. Based on a survey by Amherst Initiative for Healthy Adolescent Sexuality.

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Published: 1999
Sexual health services and education for adolescents: options for Nova Scotia  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/moving10.pdf
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
Social justice and women's health: a Canadian perspective  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/havkivsky-justice.pdf
Explores gender disparities in health status and interactions with the health care system. (See Details)
Published: 1999
Challenging heterosexism: towards non-heterosexist policy and regulation in health and social security agencies  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/fnlbella_2.pdf
Provides tools through which health and social security agencies and practitioners can assess and correct the heterosexist bias in their programs and activities. (See Details)
Published: 2000