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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
Reality, opinion and uncertainty: views on midwifery in BC's health care system  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/bccewh/reality-opinion.pdf

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
Common occurrence: the impact of homelessness on women's health: phase II: community-based action research - final report
Examines the question of women and homelessness (visible and hidden) in Toronto. Demonstrates that homelessness is a women's health issue. Provides recommendations for the health care system to improve its responsiveness and effectiveness in supporting women.
Published: 2002
Goin' to the country: challenges for women's health care in rural Canada  
http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/reprint/159/4/339.pdf
Examines the lack of health care services in rural communities, as well as the lack of female physicans interested in rural medicine. (See Details)
Published: 1998
The challenges ahead for women's health: BC women's community consultation report
Describes the results of a province-wide community consultation requested by the Minister of Health that identifies the role of BC Women's in improving the health status of women in the province, increases awareness in the province of the range of BC Women's programs and services, identifies ways in which BC Women's could work with other organizations to promote women's health in this province, and explores the perceptions of women's health needs. The report reached more than 600 women in communities across BC and almost 200 health service providers. It highlights the major themes and issues and lays a foundation for improvements within BC Women's. This report is designed to help increase understanding of women's experiences and foster renewed impetus to implement change.
Published: 1995
An analysis of barriers facing immigrant women and their families in accessing health and social services
Analyzes the barriers that immigrant and refugee women face in accessing health and social services. Provides recommendations for action at all levels of service delivery.
Published: 1999
Intersecting inequalities: immigrant women of colour, violence & health care  
http://www.harbour.sfu.ca/freda/articles/hlth.htm
Focuses on racialized immigrant women who have experienced intimate violence and their access to, and encounters with, the health care system. (See Details)
Published: 2001
It's about access: informing the debate on public and private health care  
http://www.cma.ca/multimedia/CMA/Content_images/Inside_Cma/Media_Release/pdf/2006/about_access_e2.pdf
Provides an insider's look at the mix between public and private delivery and funding of health care services in the Canadian system. (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