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

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The final push: making midwives part of the Nova Scotia health system
Provides an overview of the current status of midwifery in Nova Scotia. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Aboriginal midwifery in Canada: blending traditional and modern forms
Discusses the revival of Aboriginal midwifery in Canada as new government legislation, political rethinking and historical interest have grown. Describes different iniatives in Quebec, the North, Ontario, British Columbia and Manitoba. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Don't swallow everything you hear about private clinics and wait times
Debates for-profit health care as a solution to health care waiting lists, and examines the implications for women. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Soy story
Presents information regarding research conducted on soy products, and their possible health benefits for women. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Mothers in motion: encouraging women to be active with their children
Describes the "Mothers in Motion" web site program available from the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity. Emphasizes that a mother's participation in sport increases her child's participation. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Grassroots organizations play an instrumental role in government accountability and contribute to healthy public policies: Statu
Regarding the recent cuts to Status of Women Canada, the author discusses how grassroots women's organizations across the country fulfill an essential democratic process and function as an accountability mechanism to government. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Taking our message to the Supreme Court of Canada
Discusses the organization of the Women's Health Rights Coalition in response to the issues involved in the "G" case. Speaks of the reasons behind the coalition's formation. (See Details)
Published: 1997
Papalooza: the smear campaign: celebrating and promoting the health of queer women and trans people
Discusses the need for lesbian, bisexual and transgendered women to access STI screening, including Pap smears. Details a program created by the Queer Women's and Trans Health Series called Papalooza: The Smear Campaign. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Breastfeeding in a contaminated environment
Examines how toxic chemicals in the environment can pose prenatal and postnatal health risks in infants, children and the general public. Discusses the chemical residues in breast milk. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Protecting abortion providers
Discusses attacks on Canadian and U.S. abortion providers, and what security measures can be taken to prevent other attacks. (See Details)
Published: 1998