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Brief on equality: Aboriginal women's perspectives

Presents the organization’s comments on some of the "Recommended Government Policy Focuses and Areas of Intervention" outlined by the Conseil du statut de la femme (Quebec).

Published: 2004
Reducing health disparities and promoting equity for vulnerable populations: synthesis papers

Presents a series of synthesis papers for the International Think Tank on Reducing Health Disparities (September 2003).

Published: 2004
Action plan for Saskatchewan women: moving forward

Outlines goals and steps to be taken to ensure the economic equality and security, safety, health and well-being, and equitable partnership of women in that province.

Published: 2003
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
Monitoring equity in health and healthcare: a conceptual framework  
http://www.icddrb.org/images/jhpn2103_monitoring-equity.pdf
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
Working to achieve health equity with an ethnic perspective: what has been done and best practices  
http://www.paho.org/English/AD/ethnicity-0ct-04.pdf
Addresses issues related to health equity and victims of racial discrimination. (See Details)
Published: 2004