Search Resources (English): Prince Edward Island

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Women in Prince Edward Island: a statistical review  
http://www.gov.pe.ca/photos/original/women_pei.pdf
Provides facts and figures about the status of women in Prince Edward Island, both past and present. Examines age, education, income, family life and child rearing, economic equality, status in the workforce, violence against women, and health. (See Details)
Published: 1996
Women’s health: policy guide  
http://www.gov.pe.ca/photos/original/acsw_wom_guide.pdf
Discusses women's roles as paid and unpaid health care providers as well as the growing burdens being put on female caregivers as a result of health care policy. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Women's health policy guide: fact sheet  
http://www.gov.pe.ca/photos/original/acsw_wom_facts.pdf
Describes ten important ways in which gender has an effect on health and health care. Illustrates these with PEI examples and statistics. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Women's health policy guide: frequently asked questions  
http://www.gov.pe.ca/photos/original/acsw_wom_faq.pdf
Discusses the situation of both women working in PEI's health care system and those providing health care at home. (See Details)
Published: 2002
herStory of woman abuse and the pei justice system  
http://www.isn.net/~tha/womanabuseresearch/peifinal.pdf
Provides information on incidents of woman abuse and system response over a 10-year period: 1989 through 1999. Also presents a literature review on women abuse and the justice system. (See Details)
Published: 2004
The Prince Edward Island roundtable on the state of maternity and newborn care  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/Midwifery%20PE%20Report%202004.pdf
Presents a summary of the discussions at the Prince Edward Island Roundtable on the State of Maternity and Newborn Care. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Roundtable on the state of maternity and newborn care in Prince Edward Island  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/Midwifery_Files/MidwiferyPEReport2004.pdf

The Roundtable was co-hosted by the Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health, with the Birthing Options Research Network, in partnership with the PEI Women's Network on February 21, 2004.


The objectives were to exchange ideas and develop strategies for ensuring that women on PEI receive the most appropriate primary maternity care. Participants were asked to discuss the current maternity and newborn care options available; how these options fit/or don't with the National Guidelines for Family-Centred and Newborn Care; how to improve primary maternity care; and how to ensure that the care is the most appropriate provided by the most appropriate provider thus opening up a discussion of doulas and midwives.

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Published: 2004
PEI well women's clinics: a case study of gender specific clinics to increasing screening rates  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/PEIWellWomen.pdf

This project reviews the use of Well Women's Clinics to increase screening rates of hard-to-reach women. This model can support new health intervention policies to increase health screening methods for gender specific conditions that respond well to early detection, e.g., cervical or prostate cancer.

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Published: 2001