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Health and safety in the sex trade: moving toward a proposal for an academic/community partnered multi-site research project: di  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/HealthSafetySexTrade.pdf

Summarizes the work of a group of Canadian researchers located in different parts of the country who came together to participate in the two-part workshop, Health and Safety in the Sex Trade: Moving toward a proposal for an academic-community partnered multi-site research project, funded by the National Network on Environments and Women’s Health.

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Published: 2002
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
The objective is care: proceedings of the National Think Tank On Gender and Unpaid Caregiving, November 8-10, 2001, Charlottetown  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/health_reform/guc-think-tankEN.pdf

Examines gender differences in caring and the implications for families, policy developers and health care. Debates what these differences mean for women over the course of their lifetimes.

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Published: 2001
Rural women's action workshop, Carlyle, Saskatchewan  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/ruralCarlyle.pdf

Reports on the Rural Women’s Action Workshop held on April 7-8, 2006 in Carlyle, SK. Looks at ways to improve the situation of rural women and to bring their recommendations forward to decision-makers.

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Published: 2006
Inaugural International Institute on Gender and HIV/AIDS: strengthening the connection between practice, policy and research  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/pdf/IIGHA_2004_final_report.pdf

Reports on the Inaugural International Institute on Gender and HIV/AIDS (IIGHA) held 7-11 June 2004 at the Kopanong Conference Centre in Johannesburg, South Afica.

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Published: 2005
Midwifery: building our contribution to maternity care: proceedings from the Working Symposium, May 1-2, 2002, Vancouver, Britis  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/bccewh/midwifery-in-canada-building.pdf

Presents the proceedings of a symposium bringing together midwifery practitioners, researchers and policy makers to address professional sustainability and to facilitate further contributions to midwifery care in Canada.

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Published: 2003
Fetal alcohol syndrome and women's health: setting a women-centred research agenda, May 5-7, 2002  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/bccewh/fasworkshop.pdf

Summarizes discussions and recommendations from a workshop examining Fetal Alcohol Syndrome using a "women-centred care" model to develop a research agenda that offers a preventative approach.

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Published: 2002
Teenage girls and smoking: a research agenda: workshop report, Nov. 30 - Dec. 1, 2001  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/bccewh/girls-smoke.pdf

Presents issues relevant to research on teen girls and smoking. Throughout the two-day workshop, two significant themes emerged as being important to incorporate in all research investigating tobacco use in girls: integration and mainstreaming of sex and gender into all tobacco-related research across the four CIHR pillars plus policy research; and integration of a developmental approach to the study of smoking in girls and teenaged girls. (See Details)

Published: 2002
Midwifery in Canada: directions for research: proceeding from the National Invitational Workshop on Midwifery Research May 9-11-  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/bccewh/midwifery-in-canada-directions.pdf

Reports on conference bringing together researchers interested in midwifery to encourage exchange of ideas and information.

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Published: 2001
Rural women's health: moving forward, a conference summary and action plan for rural women's health
Summarizes the Saskatchewan conference held in March 1998, called "Rural Women's Health: Moving Forward", that was designed to unite Saskatchewan women to introduce them to rural women's health issues and to allow them to voice their own concerns. A second agenda of this conference was to form a plan of action to be used for community education and to inform government about rural women's issues, to guide action on these issues, and gain funding for projects relating to rural women's health.
Published: 1999