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Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender health
Appears as a special issue of the American Journal of Public Health (vol. 91, no. 6). Explores various topics in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender health.
Published: 2001
Developing best practice environments: best practice model development in Aboriginal communities. Final report, March 2002
Summarises and analyzes survey information gathered from communities identified as successful in recruiting and retaining nurses, focussing mainly on transferred communities. Identifies workplace issues and makes recommendations towards developing a best practices model.
Published: 2002
Health care in Canada 2005  
http://secure.cihi.ca/cihiweb/dispPage.jsp?cw_page=PG_376_E&cw_topic=376&cw_rel=AR_43_E
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
Models of good practice relevant to women & health: women's health initiatives
Profiles 16 novel ideas used to improve the health of women who are not usually singled out for special attention, from Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Canada.
Published: 2001
Sector wide approaches: opportunities and challenges for gender equity in health  
http://www.liv.ac.uk/lstm/research/documents/Resource_pack.pdf
Presents the experiences of women from different countries who are attempting to include gender analysis within their countries' health sector. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Network: improving reproductive health services  
http://www.fhi.org/en/RH/Pubs/Network/v21_3/index.htm
Gives information on improving reproductive health services. Explains how throughout the world, many women are denied contraceptive methods du to health concerns that have no scientific basis. Highlights various initiatives, tools, and research in use to address these ongoing problems. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Health care in Canada 2001  
http://secure.cihi.ca/cihiweb/dispPage.jsp?cw_page=PG_58_E&cw_topic=58&cw_rel=AR_43_E#full
Provides an overview of the health services that make up the health care system in Canada. Also looks at health care providers and the costs of health care. (See Details)
Published: 2001
I landed running  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39603
Discusses refugee life in Canada, particularly as a cultural determinant of health, and health services for diverse populations. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Nursing leadership and support: elements of a framework for community consultation
Provides a synthesis of questions surrounding nursing in First Nation communities. Also examines the challenges of recruiting and retaining nurses in northern and isolated First Nations communities.
Published: 2003
Fact sheet: Addiction services for women  
http://www.gov.pe.ca/photos/original/acsw_factsheet.pdf
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