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Network/Le Réseau Spring 2001  
http://www.cwhn.ca/en/node/39601

Special issue: Women's health and diversity, part 1.

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Published: 2001
Network/Le Réseau Summer 2001  
http://www.cwhn.ca/en/node/39587

Special issue: Women's Health and Diversity, part 2.

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Published: 2001
National conference. Women's health and diversity: proceedings: Montreal: April 26 - 28, 2001  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/cesaf/national-conference.pdf

This conference underlined how some components of diversity, such as culture, sex, age, sexual orientation, disability, and geographic location, simultaneously influence women's health. The diversity of research methods, interventions, processes and partnerships were discussed. As well, success stories and recommendations when accounting for diversity were featured. An overview of research and interventions concerning women's health were presented in order to identify and discuss the complexities of issues relative to the integration of diversity in the academic, community, health services and policy areas. It was expected that existing networks would be consolidated and new ones created to advocate policies that are sensitive to the diverse health needs of women.

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Published: 2001
Keeping Canadian values in health care symposium  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/moving9.pdf

Provides a synopsis of the major highlights and recommendations forwarded during a symposium examining the multicultural health services in Nova Scotia.

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Published: 2000
Inclusive organizations: a tool for continuous improvement in health and social service agencies  
http://www.spcw.mb.ca/files/file/IWAM_FinalDoc72dpi.pdf

Provides practices that health and social service agencies and organizations can use in their efforts to meet the needs of a culturally and racially diverse population.

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Published: 2006
Diverse communities, common concerns: assessing health care quality for minority Americans. Findings from the Commonwealth Fund   
http://www.commonwealthfund.org/~/media/Files/Publications/Fund%20Report/2002/Mar/Diverse%20Communities%20%20Common%20Concerns%20%20Assessing%20Health%20Care%20Quality%20for%20Minority%20Americans/collins_diversecommun_523%20pdf.pdf

Focuses on the differences in care experiences among whites, Hispanics, African Americans and Asian Americans. Demonstrates that on a wide range of health care quality measures, minority Americans do not fare as well as whites.

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Published: 2002
Framework for diversity: diversity in health services, human rights and employment equity initiatives in the Vancouver/Richmond   
http://www.vcn.bc.ca/vrhb/Down_Loads/Diversity_Framework/Diversity_Framework.htm

Presents a resource and guide to assist with the planning and implementation of diversity-related policies, procedures and initiatives within the Vancouver/Richmond Health Region. It provides regional stakeholders an overview of the concepts and strategies that inform the work of implementation planning, and facilitates the communication and exchange of information that is vital to the success of stakeholder planning processes. (See Details)

Published: 2000
Women's movements and state feminism: integrating diversity into public policy  
http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/pubs/pubspr/0662657756/index_e.html

Examines the relationship between women's movements and state feminism in order to explore the opportunities and constraints for integrating diversity questions into public policy making.

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Published: 2001
Beyond inclusion: diversity in women's health research  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/acewh/beyond-inclusion.pdf

Examines the everyday reality of diversity and the interlocking nature of oppression and the impact on women's health.

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Keeping Canadian values in health care: inclusion, diversity and social justice in health: newcomers from Kosovo  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/acewh/keeping-canadian.pdf

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