Search Resources (English): Impact on women, National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)

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Blurring the boundaries: women's caring work and Manitoba health care reform  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol3no1EN.pdf

Examines how caring work has been transformed as a result of health care reforms in Manitoba, and how care porviders have been affected.

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Published: 2002
Mothers caring for children with cancer  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol3no1EN.pdf

Explores the specific caring tasks that mothers of children with cancer perform and captured the women's perceptions of the health impact of those tasks.

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Published: 2002
Restructuring and women's health: the fisheries crisis in Newfoundland  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol2no2EN.pdf

Examines the relationship between restructuring and women's health in a fisheries-dependent region of Newfoundland in the wake of the groundfish crisis.

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Published: 2001
Women, privatization and health care reform: the Ontario case  
http://www.nnewh.org/images/upload/attach/7007armstrong%20and%20armstrong%201999.pdf

Looks at privatization in Ontario and its effects on women.

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Published: 1999
Assessing the impact of restructuring and work reorganization in long term care workers' health issues  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/assessing-impact.pdf

Points to the gaps in knowledge about and recognition of the health hazards women face under changing conditions in long-term care.

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Published: 2000
An environmental framework for women's health  
http://www.nnewh.org/images/upload/attach/1618aa%20Radher-Peterson.pdf

Provides an overview of the literature linking environmental perspectives and women's health, summarizes the discussions held with groups of women whose voices and perspectives are not necessarily found in the literature, and attempts to draw out the policy and action-oriented implications of the findings.

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Published: 2000
Health care restructuring and privatization from women's perspective in Newfoundland and Labrador  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/health_reform/health-restructuring-atlantic.pdf

Scans the health-related privatization initiatives that have taken place in Newfoundland and Labrador since 1990.

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Published: 2000
The stories that women tell about "The Flood of the Century"  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/stories-flood.pdf

Explores women's experiences in "The Flood of the Century" (Southern Manitoba, 1997) and demonstrates the effects of disaster and loss. Also examines the nature of women's work during the flood and the health and social impact of the flood.

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Published: 2001
Reflections of rural Alberta women: work, health and restructuring  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/reflections-rural.pdf

Discusses how rural women's work environments are being effected by change and restructuring. Demonstrates how their quality of life may be at risk due to reduced resources, increased expectations, etc. Also discusses regionalization of health care and its effects on health care services in rural communities.  (For more information, please visit Dr. Skillen's website at: www.nursing.ualberta.ca/skillen)

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Published: 2001
Is there a method to this madness? Studying health care reform as if women mattered  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/method-madness.pdf

Examines the limitations of current research and considers what research on health care reform would look like if women mattered.

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Published: 2000