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The health status of indigenous women of the US: American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiians
Examines the shared experiences and health status of American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian women. Prepared for the Canada-U.S.A. Women's Health Forum, Ottawa, ON, 1996 (CANUSA). (See Details)
Published: 1996
The captain's log: charting the course for literacy and health in the new millenium
Provides an overview of the five conference themes from the First Canadian Conference on Literacy and Health, along with an examination of a number of the specific issues that were explored in the workshops and sub-plenaries. It also sets out the recommendations presented at the Closing Plenary. The conference promoted plain language health information and clear verbal communication in the health profession.The focus was to provide participants with practical skills and hands-on learning opportunities that could be useful in their work. The five themes around which the conference revolved were: making health services and health information easy to use for all Canadians, looking for ways to improve the training of health professionals, learning more through research, learning from learners, and building literacy and health partnerships. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Scientific workshop menopausal hormone therapy: Natcher Conference Center Bethesda, MD: October 23-24, 2002
Set of four volumes presented to participants at Scientific Workshop Menopausal Hormone Therapy Conference held in Bethesda, MD, in 2002. Titles include: Selected Articles, Program Booklet, List of Speakers and Participants, and Public Statements.
Published: 2002
Proceedings from the third annual conference on sex and gene expression
Presents data and explores how biological sex influences the expression of genetic information throughout life - from embryonic development through adulthood. (See Details)
Published: 2002
eXXXpressions: Forum XXX proceedings
Provides a compilation of presentations, discussions, and perspectives from 250 sex workers from all over the world that converged in Montreal on May 18-22, 2005 for the Forum XXX. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Meeting challenges: promoting choices - a report on the 40th anniversary IPPF Family Planning Congress
Summarize the views expressed at the International Family Planning Congress in New Dehli on the issues of family planning, including the empowerment of women, increasing the involvement of men in family planning, education the young, promoting reproductive and sexual health in its widest sense and many others. The report highlights the accomplishments of IPPF as well as what needs to be done. It addresses the advancements over the past 40 years and the current status of safe and acceptable contraceptive methods, and family planning programs. Future challenges. include access to family planning services in developing countries, abortion, AIDS, and STDs, improving contraceptive methods, and obtaining adequate funding for family planning.
Published: 1993
Report of the Fourth World Conference on Women (Beijing, 4-15 September, 1995)
Provides a report on the Platform for Action of the Fourth World Conference on Women. The Platform for Action is an agenda for women's empowerment. It aims at accelerating the implementation of the Nairobi Foward-looking Strategies for the advancement of women and at removing all the obstacles to women's active participation in all spheres of public and private life through a full and equal share in economic, social, cultural, political decision-making. (See Details)
Published: 1995
Aboriginal health information symposium, February 11-13, 2002. Proceedings
Details the proceedings from the February 11-13, 2002 Aboriginal Health Information Symposium, designed to provide for informed decision-making through providing access to the best information possible and the best resource persons. Aims to share symposium information as widely as possible. Summarizes opening keynote addresses and other keynote addresses, as well as the 12 topical workshops (Health surveillance initiatives; Ethics and protection in data collection ; Electronic health records; Health indicators; Child and youth health information; Health determinants; Understanding data linkages; Elders' health: results of research findings; Examples of Aoriginal health information initiatives; Survey data: what it can tell us - how to interpret statistics; Urban Aboriginal experiences; and, First Nations and the Inuit Health Information System version 2.0). Highlights select questions and comments from the speeches, panels, and workshops in each section.
Published: 2002
Gender, health, and sustainable development: perspectives from Asia and the Caribbean: proceedings of workshops held in Singapor
Transcribes the proceedings of workshops held in Singapore, January 23-26, 1995 and in Bridgetown, Barbados, December 6-9, 1994. Focuses on gender issues and health programmes and systems, nutrition, environmental and occupational health, chronic deseases, reproductive health, women's participation and sustainable development. Also contains working group discussions and appendices.
Published: 1995
Women and addictions - program resource kit
Presents the agendas of three teleconference calls organised by the Educational Plannign and Design Associates to discuss various aspects of women's addictions. Explores what is known about women, alcohol, tobacco and other mood altering drugs. Includes handouts on persons with disabilities and addictions, and The Three Rs: recognizing, reaching, and referring women with addictions. Also examines women's personal experiences in dealing with alcohol, tobacco and other mood altering drugs. Identifies prevention and treatment strategies for women, and what women can do to facilitate necessary change.
Published: 1992