Search Resources (English): Health care

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The opportunity of adolescence: the health sector contribution

Provides extensive information about the specific health issues for adolescents. Using the determinants of health framework, describes the current health status for adolescents and identifies areas where certain youth have greater needs for information and support. Considers the importance of gender, ethnic and cultural differences in adolescent development and behaviours. Identifies opportunities for the health sector to take action to promote the healthy development of adolescents, building on the health sector's previous investments in early child development.

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Published: 2000
How to choose a care provider: a guide for choosing doctors and counsellors for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgendered pers

Provides guidance for choosing a medical or counselling care provider, intended for use by gays, lesbians, bisexuals, transgendered and two-spirited individuals.

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Published: 1999
The NACA position on the privatization of health care

Presents the NACA position on health care privatization.

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Published: 1997
Keeping Canadian values in health care: inclusion, diversity and social justice in health: newcomers from Kosovo

Identifies barriers to inclusion, diversity and social justice in health care services for newcomers. Discusses multicultural health policy based on diversity and inclusion.

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Published: 1999
Health care ethics in Canada
Looks at ethical issues in health care such as pluralism and multiculturalism, resource allocation and rationing, consent, research involving human subjects, genetics, abortion, assisted reproductive technologies, and euthanasia and assisted suicide.
Published: 1995
Health care in Canada 2002
Provides Canadian health data and information at the local, regional, provincial, territorial, national, and international levels. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Health care in Canada 2005
Summarizes recent developments in health and health care. Includes an overview of health spending and updated information on how Canadians view the health system and the services that they have received. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Delivering midwifery: the integration of midwifery into the Canadian health care system
Discusses the reasons behind the official integration of midwifery and the challenges that remain despite it. (See Details)
Published: 1999
Public/private partnership for health in Commonwealth countries: case studies and analysis of lessons learnt
Presents case studies that represent Commonwealth member countries' experiences in public/private sector partnerships for health and provide insights into the processes. Details how different sectors came together in partnership and the resulting achievements.
Published: 2002
Health care in Canada 2000: a first annual report
Provides information on the health of Canadians in all regions of the country, on how differences in health status are related to the various determinants of health and on how the health care system affects health. (See Details)
Published: 2000