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Good news and bad news for Aboriginal midwives  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39683
Discusses the implications of the legalization of midwifery in Québec for Nunavik midwives delivering babies according to traditional aboriginal midwifery in Québec. (See Details)
Published: 1999
Why having a national home care program is a women's issue  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39563
Debates how the burden of home care, while becoming an incresing concern for governments, health care providers, family members and individuals who need such care, rests especially on women, who give and receive the vast majority of home care. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Alarming rates of HIV/AIDS for Canada’s Aboriginal women: national response long overdue  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39483
Examines why Aboriginal women are over-represented in HIV/AIDS statistics. Argues that a national response to HIV/AIDS needs to be designed, developed and implemented by Aboriginal women. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Leadership in diversity planning: Vancouver/Richmond Health Board  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39606
Summarizes the goals and content of the Vancouver/Richmond Health Board's document, "Framework for Diversity." (See Details)
Published: 2001
Women's health blogs: adventures in blogosphere  
http://www.cwhn.ca/resources/pub/blogs.html
Discusses blogs and blog writing as a form of personal expression and growth. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Biotechnology, women and health  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39615
Takes a closer look at the Canadian Biotechnology Strategy, and it's possible impacts and effects on women's health. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Network/Le Réseau Spring 2006  
http://www.cwhn.ca/files/network-vol8no34.pdf
Published: 2006
Confronting breast cancer treatment... In search of women-centred health care  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39771
Speaks to breast cancer diagnosis and treatment and the often-conflicting options involved. Argues for supportive and well-coordinated diagnostic and treatment services to give women some control in a difficult situation. (See Details)
Published: 1997
Needed: women's health research in the CIHR  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39646
Emphasizes the need for a Women's Health Research Institute within the Canadian Health Research Institutes. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Reproductive choice is not a reality in rural and remote regions  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39523
Argues that reproductive services, including abortion services, are not accessible in rural and remote communities in Canada. (See Details)
Published: 2004