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Report from Working Together: a national workshop for action on women and substance abuse  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hecs-sesc/cds/pdf/woman_e.pdf

Summarizes the work done at Working Together: A National Workshop for Action on Women and Substance Use, held in Ottawa from February 22 to 24, 1994. Presents knowledge and information about issues and strategies related to women and substance use, misuse and abuse in Canada.

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Published: 1994
Putting an end to deception: proceedings of the international expert panel on cigarette descriptors  
http://www.cctc.ca/CCTCweb.nsf/16a7a46a13d27dd4852569ac007ec6f9/fe9a0142ffaa04f285256a2b00744653/$FILE/ATTHMU54/Cigarette_Descriptors.pdf

Provides the Proceedings of the International Expert Panel on Cigarette Descriptors, held in Hull, Quebec on August 27th and 28, 2001. Provides an overview of the most salient points to emerge from the proceedings, and includes the actual presentations, and ensuing discussion.

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Published: 2002
Exploitation in the sex trade: what can communities and agencies do together? Forum report, March 8, 2002  
http://www.spcw.mb.ca/uploaded/sextrade.pdf

Summarizes the information presented, at the Forum on Exploitation in the Sex Trade, held in Winnipeg, Manitoba on March 8, 2002, by the panel speakers and the ideas and comments brought forth by the individuals, agency representatives and politicians in attendance.

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Published: 2002
Better health and welfare systems: women's perspectives. Proceedings of a WHO Kobe Centre International Meeting  
http://www.who.or.jp/women/publications/0004_p_full.pdf

Highlights the output of the International Meeting on Women and Health, "Better Health and Welfare Systems: Women's Perspectives" held from 5 to 7 April 2000 in Awaji Island, Japan. The meeting focused on the issues and determinants of women's health and welfare reform, the lessons learned from exemplary models and case studies of health and welfare reform, and the implications for policy and action.

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Published: 2001
Legal, ethical and legislative issues and women's health in Canada  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/pubs/women-femmes/can-usa/can-back-promo_13_e.html

Provides an overview of the legal status, current legislative initiatives and ethical considerations related to women's health. Prepared for the Canada-U.S.A. Women's Health Forum, Ottawa, ON, 1996 (CANUSA).

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Published: 1996
Conference on national approaches to pharmacare: proceedings; January 18-20, 1998  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/datapcb/htf-fass

Looks at how health care dollars are spent on pharmaceuticals and considers ways of ensuring that Canadians have access to the drugs they need. Covers discussions on the strengths and weaknesses of current national and international practices relating to pharmaceutical coverage and the management of benefit plans. Also addresses several key themes involved in the implementation of pharmacare such as public and private sector roles, cost and cost-control issues, drug prescribing practices and drug use, marketing issues and the impact of advertising.

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Published: 1998
National conference on home care: proceedings  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/htf-fass/english/hmcare2.htm

Presents the proceedings of the National Conference on Home Care that addressed issues and challenges with respect to home care.

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Published: 1998
Gender as a determinant of health  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/pubs/women-femmes/can-usa/can-back-promo_12_e.html

Examines if the social determinants of health are the same for women as men and how gender interacts with other determinants of health. Prepared for the Canada-U.S.A. Women's Health Forum, Ottawa, 1996 (CANUSA).

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Published: 1996
Education and training  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/pubs/women-femmes/can-usa/can-back-promo_10_e.html

Provides a Canadian perspective on women's issues pertaining to education and training within the health professions. Prepared for the Canada-U.S.A Women's Health Forum, Ottawa, ON, 1996 (CANUSA).

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Published: 1996
Health promotion for women  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/pubs/women-femmes/can-usa/can-back-promo_7_e.html

Discusses health promotion and disease prevention issues and programs in relation to gender and the needs of women's health. Prepared for the Canada-U.S.A. Women's Health Forum, Ottawa, ON, 1996 (CANUSA).

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Published: 1996