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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
Voices from the front lines: models of women-centred care in Manitoba and Saskatchewan  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/voicesFrontLines.pdf
Examines women–centred care in Manitoba and Saskatchewan, compared with other women–centred models. Details elements that comprise all–encompassing women-centred care. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Supported health planning: a mode to assist people with disabilities and complex medical needs and their families in planning fo
Describes a model for health planning that places disability within a broader social and human rights approach.
Published: 1999
When social policy is health policy: why increasing poverty and low income threatens Canadians’ health and health care system  
http://dawn.thot.net/docs/dennisraphael1.doc
Illustrates the cardiovascular health threats posed to Canadian by increasing levels of poverty and low income. Link opens Word document. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Medical ethics and human rights: the guiding principles
Presents guiding principles on medical ethics appropriate to the conditions of medical practice in developing countries.
Women survivors of childhood sexual abuse: knowledge and preparation of health care providers to meet client needs: final report  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/abuse.pdf
Explores practitioners' level of knowledge and training about childhood sexual abuse and their experiences with CSA patients. Presents recommendations concerning appropriate care for these patients. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Network: research into practice  
http://www.fhi.org/en/RH/Pubs/Network/v23_1/index.htm
Highlights several factors that can facilitate the speed and ease of moving research to practice. Illustrates how various factors can coincide to produce rapid utilization of research findings. (See Details)
Published: 2003