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Self-care for caregivers: responding to the stress of terrorism and armed conflicts  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/pphb-dgspsp/publicat/oes-bsu-02/caregvr_e.html
Offers recommendations for caregivers (doctors, psychologists, social workers, nurses, physchiatrists, teachers, counsellors, and other health workers) to help themselves and other deal with the stress of terrorists attacks and armed conflict. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Health reform: cutting costs at patients' and workers' expense. Hospitals need to heed the lessons of Florence Nightingale  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39513
Examines the contracting out of "non-health care work" to private companies and how this can negatively impact on care received in hospitals. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Women survivors of childhood sexual abuse: knowledge and preparation of health care providers to meet client needs: final report  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/abuse.pdf
Explores practitioners' level of knowledge and training about childhood sexual abuse and their experiences with CSA patients. Presents recommendations concerning appropriate care for these patients. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Women's healthcare jobs threatened by privatizaiton. British Columbia: a case in point  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39514
Examines the impact of British Columbia's decision to privatize health support jobs, a female-dominated workforce. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) - for health professionals  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/pphb-dgspsp/sars-sras/prof_e.html
Provides a summary of SARS cases in Canada and internationally, SARS case definitions, laboratory testing, public health measures, infection control, clinical information, publications, and warnings/advisories. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Deciding women's lives are worth saving: expanding the role of midlevel providers in safe abortion care  
http://www.ipas.org/publications/en/issues_in_abortion_care/I7_E02_en.pdf
Makes a case for empowering, training and supporting nurses, physican assistants and midwives to deliver critically needed safe abortion and related services. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Personal care and home support occupations  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/health_reform/critical_to_care/PersonalCare.pdf
Produces an empirical portrait of ancillary workers in personal care and home support positions in the health care field in Canada. Appendix to "Critical to Care: Women and Ancillary Work in Health Care." (See Details)
Published: 2006
Women in medicine: a celebration of their work
Presents a photographic tribute to the dedicated professionals who represent women in many disciplines, including physicians and surgeons, midwives, nurses, technicians, therapists, physicians' assistants and researchers.
Published: 2004
Sales and service supervisors group  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/health_reform/critical_to_care/SalesSupervisors.pdf
Produces an empirical portrait of ancillary workers in sales and service supervisor positions in the health care field in Canada. Appendix to "Critical to Care: Women and Ancillary Work in Health Care." (See Details)
Published: 2006
Planning health human resources: lessons from around the world. An international comparative review  
http://www.chsrf.ca/final_research/commissioned_research/programs/pdf/bloor_report.pdf
Highlights the results of a review of healthcare systems done in five countries: Australia, France, Germany, Sweden and the United Kingdom.  (See Details)
Published: 2003