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Surviving on hope is not enough: women's health, poverty, justice and income support in Manitoba (large print version)  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/survivingOnHopeLP.pdf
Examines how Manitoban policies concerning income support programs affect women's health. Presents recommendations for change based on the difficultires women in this research experienced. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Exposing privatization: women and health care reform in Canada
Examines health care privatization and its impact on women. Highlights the impact of health care reform on women's participation in the decision-making process.
Published: 2002
The feminization of health care migration: women pay the cost of global restructuring  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39468
Looks at the implications for women of richer countries' recruitment of health care workers from developing countries. (See Details)
Published: 2006
WHEALTH study: women's reports of childhood abuse
Reports on data collected in an ongoing project on midlife women's health and the process through which women retrospectively reconcile experiences of childhood abuse.
Published: 2001
WAVE: women and AIDS virtual education  
http://www.pwn-wave.ca
Provides online education and support services to HIV+ women who may not have access to direct support services and information and resources to healthcare educators and professionals in order to help them support women living with HIV in their communities. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Trade agreements, home care and women's health  
http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/pubs/pubspr/0662360565/index_e.html
Seeks to further the understanding of the consequences of trade liberalization for Canadian women in the specific health sector of home care. (See Details)
Published: 2004
The impact of patient classification systems on women front-line care workers in rural nursing homes  
http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/pubs/pubspr/0662437721/index_e.html
This study explores patient classification systems and their impact on front-line workers in rural long-term care homes in Ontario and Manitoba. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Building alliances to improve women's occupational health  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/messing.pdf
Presents problems facing women workers and how women workers have attempted to deal with them, with some indications of the important issues. (See Details)
Published: 1999
The 1997 Canada Pension Plan changes: implications for women and men  
http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/pubs/pubspr/0662324315/index_e.html
Presents results from the federal government's CPP simulation model, showing that the contribution and benefit changes announced in 1997 disadvantage women relative to men. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Geneticization and the Canadian Biotechnology Strategy: the marketing of women's health  
http://www.cwhn.ca/groups/biotech/availdocs/5-lippman.pdf
Examines the consequences of applying the qualifier "genetic" to health and to health care. Raises similar questions about the effects of identifying certain health matters as being about gender, as distinct from sex, pointing out how the increasing marketing of, and markets for, genetics and women's health, constantly twist the meaning of these words as well as co-opt the concept of "choice." (See Details)
Published: 2000