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

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Women's cycles up for sale: neo-medicalization and women's reproductive health  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39520
Examines the medicalization of women's reproductive functions, including treating normal health cycles as problems or illnesses. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Exposing the ugly truth about poverty in Canada  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39725
Discusses poverty issues in Canada. (See Details)
Published: 1998
I landed running  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39603
Discusses refugee life in Canada, particularly as a cultural determinant of health, and health services for diverse populations. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Reading Romanow on women's health  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39554
Presents a gendered analysis of the Romanow Report. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Health reform: cutting costs at patients' and workers' expense. Hospitals need to heed the lessons of Florence Nightingale  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39513
Examines the contracting out of "non-health care work" to private companies and how this can negatively impact on care received in hospitals. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Who counts as a health care worker?  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39467
Argues that quality of health care is threatened by new labour practices that treat certain workers (ancillary) as unimportant to good care. (See Details)
Published: 2006
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
10 things you can do to end violence against women  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39622
Presents a list of 10 things you can do to end violence against women, as well as resources. (See Details)
Published: 2000
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
HRT claims challenged  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39532
Identifies the lastest findings resulting from the Women's Health Initiative, WHI, study on hormone replacement therapy (HRT). (See Details)
Published: 2003