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Rural women and substance use: issues and implications for programming  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hecs-sesc/cds/pdf/rural_e.pdf

Explores the life circumstances of rural women and issues related to rural living and women's problematic use of alcohol, tobacco, medications, and illegal drugs. Examines related programs for these women and suggests solutions for overcoming barriers to programming in rural settings. Provides a list of resource materials and contacts for health and social services providers.

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Published: 1996
Report from Working Together: a national workshop for action on women and substance abuse  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hecs-sesc/cds/pdf/woman_e.pdf

Summarizes the work done at Working Together: A National Workshop for Action on Women and Substance Use, held in Ottawa from February 22 to 24, 1994. Presents knowledge and information about issues and strategies related to women and substance use, misuse and abuse in Canada.

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Published: 1994
Framework for diversity: diversity in health services, human rights and employment equity initiatives in the Vancouver/Richmond   
http://www.vcn.bc.ca/vrhb/Down_Loads/Diversity_Framework/Diversity_Framework.htm

Presents a resource and guide to assist with the planning and implementation of diversity-related policies, procedures and initiatives within the Vancouver/Richmond Health Region. It provides regional stakeholders an overview of the concepts and strategies that inform the work of implementation planning, and facilitates the communication and exchange of information that is vital to the success of stakeholder planning processes. (See Details)

Published: 2000
The challenge of caring: a history of women and health care in British Columbia  
http://www.healthservices.gov.bc.ca/whb/publications/history.pdf

Outlines the challenges encountered by women either entering the health-care profession or being treated by health-care professionals, starting in the early days of settlement in the province. Takes readers from the mid-1800s to the end of the last decade and provides a glimpse into women's health care in the future. Profiles individual women who met with closed doors when trying to build a career in health professions and "just crashed right through those doors."

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Published: 2000
Caring for lesbian health: a resource for health care providers, policy makers and planners  
http://www.healthservices.gov.bc.ca/whb/publications/caring.pdf

Provides an overview of health issues that affect lesbians and how homophobia in health care influences lesbian experiences with the medical system.

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Published: 1999
Women and health services: an agenda for change  
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Explores the theories and concepts of women's health, as well as examining these theories in practice. Discusses ways to put these new ideas on women and health into practice.

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Published: 1998
Advancing primary care: models of women-centred care in Canada  
http://www.womenandhealthcarereform.ca/publications.html#primary

Prepared for the National Primary Health Care Conference, May 18, 2004, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Examines models of women-centred care that can be integrated into health care restructuring to improve the health of women.

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Published: 2004
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
Tip sheet for health care providers : lesbian and bisexual women's health project  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/pubs/women-femmes/lesbi_e.html

Presents steps health care providers can take to help improve care for lesbian and bisexual women patients. Based on the booklet, "Caring for Lesbian Health".

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Published: 2001
Caring for lesbian health: a resource for Canadian health care providers, policy makers and planners  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/bccewh/caring-lesbian-health.pdf

Considers the legacy of homophobia in health care, and its impact on health care access. Suggests ways for planners, policy makers and practitioners to increase accessibility and eliminate discrimination.

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Published: 2001