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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
Missing links: the effects of health care privatization on women in Manitoba and Saskatchewan  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/missing-links.pdf

Identifies the impact of privatization and health care reform on women.

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Published: 2000
Gaining ground: women, mining and the environment
Presents synthesis of pre-gathering research, sharing at two-day Gaining Ground meeting in September, 2000, Lake Laberge, YT, and subsequent follow-up, of women's experiences of health impacts of mineral development (mining) in their Yukon communities. Expands upon reflections and sharing experienced by women at the Gaining Ground gathering. Seeks to provoke discussion and spur action for positive social change in mining communities. Intends to foster and encourage empowerment of individuals and communities encountering mineral resource development. Addresses specifically women's health issues and lives in mining communities.
Published: 2001
The hazards of human developmental gene modification  
http://www.cwhn.ca/groups/biotech/availdocs/7-newman.pdf
Looks at human developmental gene modification, sometimes termed germ-line gene therapy. Identifies specific dangers for women and for their children where genetic modification of human embryos or fetuses is pursued. Also presents an important gender analysis, pointing out that this kind of genetic experimentation is reliant on the powerful desire and expectation that women will do anything for their children. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Unpacking the shift to home care  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/Flood%20Finalreport.pdf
Explores the shift from hospital care to home care. Describes the de-institutionalization process and its implications. Provides recommendations on advocacy for efficient and equitable home care policies. (See Details)
Published: 1999
The legal system and its impact on women's health: a largely uninvestigated terrain  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/havkivsky-legal.pdf
Considers the potential and limitations of the legal system in women's struggle for social justice. The argument put forward in the paper is that though rarely taken into account when examining women's health, the legal system is a key determinant of women's health. (See Details)
Published: 1999
HIV and AIDS among women in Canada  
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/epiu-aepi/epi_update_may_04/5_e.html
Updates the status of HIV and AIDS among women in Canada. Includes data on recent epidemiological trends, prevalence rates among pregnant women, and mortality rates among women. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Medical interventional study of war affected Gulu District, Uganda. Part two
Details a plethora of war related physical, mental and psycholgoical malformations in just one of the over 30 Internally Displaced Peoples' Camps of Gulu, that were serious to warrent specialised attention.
Published: 2001
The impact of the health system on women's health in the 21st century (Canada)
Presents a panel presentation given by the Honourable Monique Bégin at the Canada-U.S.A. Women's Heatlh Forum. Aims to project the effects of health care reform on women's health in Canada throughout the 21st century by using models based on past experiences and examination of current trends.
Published: 1996
Genetic testing, citizenship and subjectivity: implications for women and health  
http://www.cwhn.ca/groups/biotech/availdocs/8-polzer.pdf
Raises questions about the political underpinnings and personal implications of genetic testing for breast cancer risk. (See Details)
Published: 2000