Search Resources (English): Reproductive health

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Canadian youth, sexual health and HIV/AIDS study: factors influencing knowledge, attitudes and behaviours
Provides a contemporary picture of the sexual behaviour of adolescents in Canada. Explores the socio-cultural, socio-environmental and interpersonal determinants of adolescent sexual behaviour. Demonstrates that most students report relatively rare use of harmful addictive drugs, a “happy home life,” and indicate that the school serves as an important source of sexual and HIV/AIDS information, that students' sexual health knowledge increases with grade, and that youth are familiar with condom use. Also demonstrates a drop in confidence levels related to coping skills and self-esteem, and a high prevalence of alcohol use and episodes of drunkenness. Suggests the need for a comprehensive focus on students' sexual health. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Network: reproductive life stages
Gives information on various stages of a woman's reproductive life, characterized by different priorities for contraception and disease protection, as well as different needs for reproductive health information. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Fulfilling reproductive rights for women affected by HIV: a tool for monitoring achievement of Millennium Development Goals
Addresses fertility control that meets HIV-positive women’s needs, and research on antiretroviral therapy in relation to fertility. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Beyond male bias in occupational health

In this article, Debbie Field speaks with Stan Gray of the Hamilton Workers’ Occupational Health and Safety Centre. Discusses how the centre responds to reproductive workplace hazards. 

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Published: 1985
Quick reference guide to family planning research

The Quick Reference Guide, a snapshot of the most-up-to-date findings on a range of family planning topics, is part of FHI's efforts to incorporate research and programmatic findings more widely into policies and programs in order to improve family planning and reproductive health services.

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Published: 2010
Science fiction/science fact

This article explores the blurred narratives within science fiction and science practice. 

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Published: 1985
Got a cervix? get a pap: campaign encourages lesbian, bisexual and trans people to get tested

Lesbian and bisexual women and trans people are less likely to get pap tests according to Statistics Canada.  A working group called the Queer Women's Health Initiative was formed and the Check it Out campaign was created to encourage queer people to access pap tests.

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Published: Spring/Summer 2010
PID: the silent epidemic

This article seeks to unmask the extent and prevalence of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease. Lists indicators, symptoms and various causes and methods of prevention of PID. 

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Published: 1986
A summary of the "so what?" report: a look at whether integrating a gender focus into programmes makes a difference to outcomes

This summary of the full 'So what' report of 2004 provides policy-makers and programme mangers with four recommendations as to how to integrate gender concerns into reproductive health programmes. It highlights interventions that have had a positive impact on reproductive health outcomes, whether by exploiting, accommodating or transforming gender inequities, in four categories: maternal morbidity and mortality, unintended pregnancy, STIs/HIV/AIDS and quality of care.

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Published: July 2005
Visions for women’s reproductive care: interview with two health activists

This article shares an interview with two health activists about development in the pro-choice struggle and the fight to legalize midwifery. Discuss the importance of shared visions and the complexities of balancing short and long-term strategies to achieve fundamental change. 


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Published: 1988