Search Resources (English): Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)

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Delivering midwifery: the integration of midwifery into the Canadian health care system  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39677
Discusses the reasons behind the official integration of midwifery and the challenges that remain despite it. (See Details)
Published: 1999
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
Women, diversity and access to health care in Atlantic Canada: a preliminary perspective  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39607
Examines the knowledge gap in the Atlantic Region about accessibility of health care for disadvantaged sub-populations in general and women in particular. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Made in Canada: home grown research on Canadian women's health  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39556
Highlights the findings of research conducted by the Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health, the Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence and the Canadian Institute for Health Research. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Putting migration and ethnicity on the women's health map  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39469
Argues that it is essential to integrate ethnicity and migration into how we understand and study women's health challenges. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Spare 28 hours a week? Caregiving still in women's job description  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39809
Examines the issue of caregiving as women's work. (See Details)
Published: 1998
Last chance contraceptives and new abortion options: update on RU 486 & methotrexate  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39647
Discusses methotrexate, available in Canada, which can be used as an abortifacient (if embryo implantation has occured) or as a "last chance" contraceptive (before implantation). (See Details)
Published: 2000
Women survivors of childhood sexual abuse reluctant to use health care system  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39542
Summarizes findings of several studies on victims of child sexual abuse and their use of the health care system. Provides link to a resource for health care providers on how to deal with these victims in their clinical settings. (See Details)
Published: 2003
The Children’s Fitness Tax Credit: Less than meets the eye  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39436
Discusses how the Children's Fitness Tax Credit may unfairly advantage some Canadian families and leave others behind. As well, how the design of the tax credit does not take into account differences in participation in physical activity by gender. (See Details)
Published: Spring/Summer 2007
How to help a new mom  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39680
Provides simple tips on how to help a new mother. (See Details)
Published: 1999