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Health care utilization by Canadian women  
http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6874/4/S1/S33
Provides an overview of health care utilization by Canadian women and focuses on access to care and patterns of utilization. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women) (See Details)
Published: 2004
Gender dimensions of user fees: implications for women's utilization of health care  
http://www.genderhealth.org/pubs/NandaUserFeesNov2002.pdf
Looks at the implications of user fees for women's utilization of health care services, based on selected studies in Africa. (See Details)
Published: 2002
HIV/AIDS on rise for Canadian women  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39481
Looks at the reasons for women's increased vulnerability to HIV infection. Explores actions governments and policy-makers can take to help stem the tide of infection rates. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Work-life conflict in Canada in the new millennium: a status report  
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/work-travail/report2/index.html
Examines work-life conflict in Canada and details how prevalent it is, its various forms, and the impact is has on organizations, families and employees. (See Details)
Published: 2003
The inclusion of women in clinical trials: are we asking the right questions?  
http://www.whp-apsf.ca/pdf/clinicalTrialsEN.pdf
Addresses the issues evoked in considering the inclusion of women in clinical trials, highlighting especially where gender, even more than sex, is pertinent. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Short report: life expectancy and dementia in Canada: the Canadian study of health and aging  
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/cdic-mcc/18-4/c_e.html
Discusses the differences between men and women in their expectation of life after age 65, admission to institutions, and incidence of dementia. (See Details)
Published: 1997
Gender and health training materials: how does being a woman or a man affect your health?
Provides structures and processes that will enable gender to become an integral part of the work of enhancing health and health care at whatever level of policy or programme practice.
Published: 2001
Report on governmental health research policies promoting gender or sex diferences sensitivity  
http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/25499.html
Presents an overview of initiatives implemented to promote or support research taking into account gender and sex differences. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Origins of phobias and anxiety disorders: why more women than men?
Provides a review of factors that contribute to excessive fear and anxiety. Presents a model for understanding the gender differences in anxiety disorders.
Published: 2003
Gender and the social construction of illness
Examines the interface between the social institutions of gender and Western Medicine.
Published: 2002