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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
Gender analysis in health: a review of selected tools
Provides a review of tools for gender analysis and their application to health. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Lesbian health: current assessment and directions for the future
Examines the current knowledge on lesbian health. Provides a thorough investigation of political pressures, community attitudes, and professional concerns in lesbian health.
Published: 1999
Women, diversity and access to health care in Atlantic Canada: a preliminary perspective
Examines the knowledge gap in the Atlantic Region about accessibility of health care for disadvantaged sub-populations in general and women in particular. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Monitoring equity in health and healthcare: a conceptual framework
Appears in the September 2003 issue of the Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition (Vol. 21, No. 3). Aims at articulating a conceptual framework for monitoring equity in health and healthcare. Focuses on four main questions: what is health equity?; what is monitoring?; what are the essential components of a system for monitoring health equity?; and, why monitor health equity? (See Details)
Published: 2003
Health care in Canada 2006
Provides information on the performance of Canada's health care system, including short-term mortality rates following admission with a new heart attack and short-term mortality rates following admission with a new stroke. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Health talk: how to communicate with your doctor
Provides advice on taking ownership of your health care, from understanding the Canadian health care system to communicating effectively your health needs, preferences and concerns.
Published: 2000