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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
Health care in Canada 2003
Provides data about the Canadian health system and compares them to those of other countries. Includes information on primary health care reform, models of care, and who is using primary health care services. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Health care in Canada 2001
Provides an overview of the health services that make up the health care system in Canada. Also looks at health care providers and the costs of health care. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender health
Appears as a special issue of the American Journal of Public Health (vol. 91, no. 6). Explores various topics in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender health.
Published: 2001
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