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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
Health information for newcomers  
http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/newcomer/fact_health.html
Explains how to get medical services in Canada, how to apply for a provincial health insurance card, which medical services are and are not covered by Medicare, and what to do when visiting or moving to another province. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Report and recommendations of the Working Group on Midwifery to the Minister of Health
Cites the number of normal pregnancies, as well as the declining number of practicing obstetricians, as reasons for midwifery services to become more of a presence in Manitoba.
Published: 1993
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
Using rural health networks to address local needs: five case studies  
http://www.academyhealth.org/ruralhealth/casestudies.pdf
Presents five case studies of networks that used the resources provided by the Networking for Rural Health project to plan and implement activities to meet community needs. Highlights a range of network sizes and compositions, service area characteristics, and relevant activities. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Towards a broader framework for understanding accessibility in Canadian health care  
http://www.cprn.com/en/doc.cfm?doc=1434
Provides a preliminary framework for understanding the host of factors that affect Canadians' ability to obtain a complete range of essential health services. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Shining a light on treatment issues women face: a profile of women participating in the Aurora House program, 1985-1995  
http://www.womenfdn.org/Resources/3Shining.html
Highlights the issues women seeking and receiving treatment continue to face in the key areas of employment, violence and abuse, education, health, legal issues, and racial discrimination. (See Details)
Published: 1998
Networking between Ontario and Quebec health research teams and Francophone women
Analyzes French language health services in Ontario and points out ways that francophones can increase their power and influence – individually and collectively – in the areas of health and social services.
Published: 1998
Changing institutional agendas in health care  
http://www.harbour.sfu.ca/freda/articles/barrier.htm
Focuses on the issues of inclusion, diversity, and social justice in the health care system. Argues that the current health care system is deeply gendered, raced, and classed. Highlights the impact of violence and racism on health and well-being and compares different models of culturally appropriate health care services. (See Details)
Published: 2000
The politics of women's health: exploring agency and autonomy
Explores the real world of women's health status and health care delivery in different countries and the assumptions ehind the dominant medical model of solving problems without regard to social conditions.
Published: 1998