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The world health report 2004: changing history  
http://www.who.int/whr/2004/en/
Argues that tackling HIV/AIDS is the world’s most urgent public health challenge. Calls for a comprehensive HIV/AIDS strategy that links prevention, treatment, care and long-term support. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Skill-mix and policy change in the health workforce: nurses in advanced roles  
http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/30/28/33857785.pdf
Examines the evidence on role change and delegation from physicans to advance practice nurses in terms of costs and benefits, cost-effectiveness and other outcomes. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Improving the health of Canadians: an introduction to health in urban places   
http://secure.cihi.ca/cihiweb/dispPage.jsp?cw_page=media_21nov2006_e
Explores the patterns of health between and within Canadian cities as well as how the social and physical aspects of urban neighbourhoods and housing may be linked to people's overall health. It reviews the latest research, presents new analyses and explores relevant policies and programs. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Equity in case-based funding: a case study of meanings and messages in hospital funding policy
Analyzes stakeholder perceptions of recent “case based” funding reforms in Alberta and Ontario hospitals as a financial incentive to promote the policy goals of “equity” and “efficiency”.
Published: 1996
Midwives model of care  
http://www.cfmidwifery.org/mmoc/
Based on the fact that pregnancy and birth are normal life events. Provides a comprehensive information centre about the model of care, for both professionals and parents. (See Details)
Published: 1996-2005
Informe sobre la salud en el mundo 2004: camblemos de la historia  
http://www.who.int/whr/2004/es/index.html
Argues that tackling HIV/AIDS is the world’s most urgent public health challenge. Calls for a comprehensive HIV/AIDS strategy that links prevention, treatment, care and long-term support. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Access to care: exploring the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and two-spirit people in Canada  
https://upload.mcgill.ca/interaction/summary.pdf
Includes both a literature review and an account of discussions from focus groups about needs in, and access to, health care and social services for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and Two-Spirit communities. Topics covered include various barriers to health care, specific health issues, and neglected populations in scientific publications. Also includes recommendations on a broad range of issues, including adapting and expanding services, educating professionals, and creating healthy spaces. (See Details)
Published: 2000
What First Nations think about their health and health care
Presents the results of a national public opinion telephone poll on First Nations health issues (Canada). Includes information on First Nations views and opinions regarding certain health and health care issues, including: perceived personal health; access to health care providers; use of the health care system; satisfaction and experience with the health care system; use of, and attitudes towards, traditional Aboriginal healers and medicines; sources of health information; and, opinions on improving Aboriginal health.
Published: 2004
Women and the health care delivery system  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/pubs/women-femmes/can-usa/am-back-promo_9_e.html
Discusses the health care delivery system and the challenges it presents to women seeking services. Prepared for the Canada-U.S.A. Women's Health Forum, Ottawa, ON, 1996 (CANUSA). (See Details)
Published: 1996
Moving towards change: strengthening the response of British Columbia's health care system to violence against women  
http://www.healthservices.gov.bc.ca/whb/publications/violence99.pdf
Highlights pioneering efforts made, particularly by large urban hospitals, to provide more compassionate care for women who have been abused and to ensure that women who have been abused are referred to appropriate resources. (See Details)
Published: 1999