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Mainstreaming women's mental health: building a Canadian strategy  
http://bccewh.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/2003_Mainstreaming-Womens-Mental-Health-Building-a-Canadian-Strategy.pdf

Briefly reviews the evidence with respect to sex and gender differences in mental health as they pertain to women. Provides recommendations for a national women's mental health strategy.

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Published: 2003
Diabetes in Canadian women  
http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6874/4/S1/S16

Reviews the incidence and prevalence of diabetes and its complications among women in Canada. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women)

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Published: 2004
Cardiovasular disease  
http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6874/4/S1/S15

Finds that half of Canadians who die from cardiovascular disease are women. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women)

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Published: 2004
The impact of arthritis on Canadian women  
http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6874/4/S1/S18

Presents information on the status and impact of arthritis and rheumatism on women in Canada. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women)

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Published: 2004
Depression  
http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6874/4/S1/S19

Reviews the prevalence of depression in Canada, possible risk factors and therapeutic interventions. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women)

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Published: 2004
Physical activity and obesity in Canadian women  
http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6874/4/S1/S6

Reviews the current state of physical activity and overweight/obesity among Canadian women, including health implications. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women)

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Published: 2004
Factors associated with women's medication use  
http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6874/4/S1/S29

Looks at the extent that social roles and other risk factors are associated with medication use (prescription and over-the-counter use). (From Women's Health Surveillence Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women)

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Published: 2004
Clarifying health impact assessment, integrated impact assessment and health needs assessment

Presents a summary designed to clarify health impact assessment (HIA), integrated impact assessment (IIA) and health needs assessment (HNA). Provides a description of the common features and tasks within each, and how the different approaches may link together to help improve health and reduce health inequalities. PDF required.

Canadian perinatal surveillance system: progress report 1997-1998  
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/rhs-ssg/cpss9798/index.html

Provides an overview of the work completed over 1997-1998 by COSS project staff.

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Published: 1999
Advancing the health of girls and women: a women's health strategy for British Columbia  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/bccewh/bccewh_pwhs.pdf

Describes an approach to understanding girls' and women's health and provides background information to promote the development of initiatives to integrate girls' and women's health into research, policy and clinical care.

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Published: 2004