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Aboriginal women's health research synthesis project: final report  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/resources/synthesis/cover.pdf

Presents recommendations to serve as the basis for priority-setting in future Aboriginal women's health research activities.

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Published: 2001
Inuit women's health: a call for commitment  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39576

Presents a brief describing the need for governmental programs and policies that affect Inuit women and their health. Describes how many of the health needs of Inuit women are not being met.

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Published: 2002
The health of Cree, Inuit and Southern Quebec women: similarities and differences

Using the data from a number of the surveys conducted over the last 10 years by Sante Quebec, this study examines the health characteristics of two populations of Aboriginal women of northern Quebec compared to those of women in the rest of the province. The northern populations had a larger proportion of young women. Aboriginal women have heavier family responsibilities than other Quebec women. Inuit women had a much higher prevalence of smoking and drug use. Alcohol consumption was less frequent in northern women, but the quantity consumed was higher compared to other Quebec women. Cree women tended to be more obese, had higher levels of blood glucose and lower levels of cholesterol. Inuit women tended to have lower rates of hypertension and higher rates of declared hearing problems and mental disorders. The similarities and differences observed among these three populations of women can assist decision-makers in setting priorities with regards to maintaining and improving their health.

Published: 2000
Interviewing Inuit elders: childrearing practices

Addresses traditional childrearing practices as experienced by two elders from the South Baffin Island region: Naqi Ekho and Uqsuralik Ottokie.

Published: 2000
A cappella north 2  
www.icah.ca/content/en/resources/detail/index.php?rid=63830&type=19

Reports on a survey conducted that explored the lives of young women living in Yukon. Examines such questions as alcohol and drug use, sexual assault, First Nations youth, education, active living and health, and equality.

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Published: 2002
Inuit women, sexual assault & HIV: are you at risk?
Discusses sexual assault and HIV infection. Includes answers to general questions on rape, HIV and AIDS, and includes lists of help lines and resources.
Published: 2001
As time goes on  
http://www.pauktuutit.ca/pdf/publications/pauktuutit/Aging_i.pdf
Discusses health changes that occur to women as they age with particular emphasis on menopause and osteoporosis. Does not take into account the 2002 guidelines on HRT. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Ways of quiting (Inuktitut)  
http://www.pauktuutit.ca/tobacco/pdf/Brochures/Ways/Inuktitut.pdf
Highlights several methods to stop smoking, in Inuktitut. Outlines the benefits of joining a support group. Written for Inuit communities. (See Details)
Published: 1996
First Nations and Inuit regional health surveys, 1997: a synthesis of the national and regional reports
Synthesizes the findings of a collection of regional-level surveys on First Nations and Inuit health.
Published: 2004
Urban Inuit Diabetes Awareness and Prevention  
http://www.inuitdiabetes.ca/
Presents a web site that explains, the risks, symptoms and prevention methods of Diabetes Type 2 for Inuit men and women. (See Details)