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Adolescent sexual health services and education: options for Nova Scotia

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

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
Reality, opinion and uncertainty: views on midwifery in BC's health care system

Reports on an observation tour of the Home Birth Demonstration Project Tour of the Ministry of Health and Ministry Responsible for Seniors.

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Published: 1999
Fact sheet: Addiction services for women
Explores issues relevant to better meet the unique needs of women who experience addictions to alcohol, drugs, gambling, and cross-addictions. Asks such questions as: why don’t Island women use Addiction Services as fully as Island men, what are the major issues for an Island woman addict, what kind of service do Island women want, and will these service needs continue in the future? Points to different needs from addiction services for women than men and ways that Island Addiction services can address these differences. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Social justice and women's health: a Canadian perspective
Explores gender disparities in health status and interactions with the health care system. (See Details)
Published: 1999
Health care in Canada 2005
Summarizes recent developments in health and health care. Includes an overview of health spending and updated information on how Canadians view the health system and the services that they have received. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Responding to Cairo: case studies of changing practice in reproductive health and family planning
Presents 22 case studies that examine past and present practice in reproductive health and family planning programs, in a variety of setting, highlighting changes and work yet to be done.
Published: 2002
Access to health care services in Canada: January to December 2005
Provides results on patients' experiences waiting for care in Canada. (See Details)
Published: 2006
First Nations health liaison workers: project evaluation report
Examines the progress being made in integrating First Nations Health Liaison Workers into the Battlefords Family Health Centre, a primary health services demonstration site. Examines perceived gaps in accessing serices as well as advocating for changes in and/or development of services to meet client needs.
Published: 2001
Cuidados medicos no Canada: um guia para Recem-chegados ao Ontario
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