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Better communication, better care: provider tools to care for diverse populations  
http://www.iceforhealth.org/library/default.asp?CurrentCategoryID=138&CurrentSubCategoryID=825#subcategory825
Provides a tool kit for health practitioners with resources to address the very specific operational needs that often arise in a busy practice servicing a diverse patient population. Contains references to American laws and resources, but can be adapted for use in Canada. (See Details)
Published: 2004
The impact of health care reform on women caregivers: issues of gender equity and respect for diversity
Highlights a number of unexpected consequences of health and social service policies that were developed without consideration for their impact on women caregivers.
Overcoming the backlash: telling the truth about power, privilege, and oppression: exploring gender-based analysis in the contex  
http://www.durhamresponsetowomanabuse.com/whatsnew/Gender_Project.pdf
Explores the use of gender–neutral language in discourse concerning woman abuse, and in particular how it can not be used to represent all women. (See Details)
Published: 2003
The health of women: minority/diversity perspectives  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/pubs/women-femmes/can-usa/am-back-promo_14_e.html
Identifies health issues that have an impact on the life chances of immigrant, racial minority, refugee, and marginalized women in the United States. Prepared for the Canada-U.S.A. Women's Health Forum, Ottawa, ON, 1996 (CANUSA). (See Details)
Published: 1996
Resolutions adopted at the national conference "Women's Health and Diversity" Montreal, April 26-28, 2001  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39593
Presents the five resolutions adopted at the national conference, "Women's Health and Diversity", held in Montreal, April 26-28, 2001, sponsored by the Centre d'excellence pour la santé des femmes - Consortium Université de Montréal. (See Details)
Published: 2001
The consequences of cultural diversity  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39602
Discusses defining cultural diversity and the impact and consequences it has on women's health. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Celebrating diversity, respecting differences
Discusses how different stereotypes serve to oppress individuals. Focuses on sexism, racism, heterosexism, ableism, ageism and classism as examples of how oppression occurs. Concludes with a list of community resources that can be used to fight oppression. Handbook aimed at the general public.
Published: 2000
New guidelines on human research push equality & diversity to the margins  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39835
Arugues that new Canadian guidelines created to ensure that publicly funded health research is strongly rooted in ethics may not be so ethical after all. (See Details)
Published: 1998
Women, diversity and access to health care in Atlantic Canada: a preliminary perspective  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39607
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
Aspects of women's health from a minority/diversity perspective  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/pubs/women-femmes/can-usa/can-back-promo_14_e.html
Discusses the health issues that have a unique impact on the life chances of immigrant, racial minority and refugee women in Canada. Prepared for the Canada-U.S.A. Women's Health Forum, Ottawa, ON, 1996 (CANUSA). (See Details)
Published: 1996