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The strength of links: building the Canadian Women's Health Network  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/ARCHIVE/strength/index.html

Provides background information on the Canadian Women's Health Network Project and the outcomes of the Canada-wide Consultation Meeting held in Winnipeg, MB May 21-24, 1993. The outcomes of the Consulation include: decisions taken, principles and goals, who accepted responsibilities and what those responsibilities are. This report is a reference tool for organizing and strengthening the network. Section B looks at the Consultation in greater depth. It provides details about the Consultation planning, including information about the organizing committee, how participants were selected and the agenda of the meeting. This section also contains some of the discussions from the Consultation, what was said, debated and felt strongly about. Detailed proposals about the functions and possible structure of the network, membership and funding can be found in this section. The Appendices include a list of participating organizations and Coordinating Committee members, as well as brief evaluation by the Organizing Committee of what was learned in holding this event, through their own evaluation process and through the comments of participants who filled out formal evaluations.

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Published: 1994
The women's health movement in Canada: looking back and moving forward  
http://pi.library.yorku.ca/ojs/index.php/cws/article/viewFile/6170/5358

Provides a brief history of the women's health movement in Canada, and summarizes the work that still needs to be done.

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Published: 2004
Women, health and action  
http://www.criaw-icref.ca/indexFrame_e.htm

Describes and discusses the impact of many determinants of women’s health such as income, employment, racism, immigration, self-esteem, nutrition, weight and body image, physical activity, disability, tobacco, the environment, and violence.

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Published: 2001
First National Women's Health Roundtable and Reception on Parliament Hill  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39490
Describes the events surrounding the CWHN's First National Women's Health Roundtable and Reception on Parliament Hill, February 22, 2005. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Women's health in Canada: Beijing and beyond  
http://www.cwhn.ca/resources/pub/beijingBeyond.pdf
Looks at the progress that the Canadian government has made in advancing women’s health since Canada adopted in 1995 the United Nations Platform for Action. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Health leadership: the role of the NGO community  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/pubs/women-femmes/can-usa/can_2-back-promo_11_e.html
Examines how the women's health movement has influenced women's health and health policy. Prepared for the Canada-U.S.A. Women's Health Forum, Ottawa, ON, 1996 (CANUSA). (See Details)
Published: 1996
Women in health leadership roles: the challenges of change  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/pubs/women-femmes/can-usa/am-back-promo_11_e.html
Discusses the status of women as leaders within the health system and systemic barriers to advancement for women in health leadership. Prepared for the Canada-U.S.A. Women's Health Forum, Ottawa, ON, 1996 (CANUSA). (See Details)
Published: 1996
Caring for ourselves: an alternative structure for health care, report on the Vancouver Women's Health Collective
Reports on the history, philosophy and programs of the Vancouver Women's Health Collective, its successes, failures and future. Contains the following sections: Background; Methodology of this research report; Organization and philosophy of the Collective; Participation in the Collective: members, clients and funding; Daily operations; Health education; The Vancouver Women's Self-Help Clinic; Conclusions and recommendations.
Published: 1978
Changing concepts of women's health: advocating for change  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/pubs/women-femmes/can-usa/back-promo_a_e.html
Examines the challenges and opportunities in women's health for governments, health professionals and women over the next years. Presented at the Canada-U.S.A. Women's Health Forum, Ottawa, ON, 1996 (CANUSA). (See Details)
Published: 1996
The healthsharing book: resources for Canadian women
Addresses childbearing, aging, eating disorders, drug and alcohol abuse, fertility, sexuality, women and therapy, violence, menstruation, menopause, DES, occupational and environmental health, cancer and poverty and health.
Published: 1985