Search Resources (English): Impact on women

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Trade agreements, the health-care sector and women's health  
http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/pubs/pubspr/0662374215/index_e.html
Explores the effects that Canada's trade agreements may have on the health of Canadian women. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Health care privatization: women are paying the price  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39564
Illustrates that privatization is a primary cost-cutting strategy in current health care reform and that it is moving swiftly, quietly and devastatingly into the health care system in Canada in multiple ways. (See Details)
Published: 2002
The differential impact of health care privatization on women in Alberta  
http://www.pwhce.ca/pdf/alta.pdf
Examines privatization in Alberta and its impact on women. Traces development and provides an overview of health policy initiatives exemplifying governmental policy platform. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Exploring the intersections between women's health and poverty: a policy paper for the Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellen  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/exploringIntersections.pdf
Examines health issues faced by poor women. Reviews literature on this subject, and provides policy recommendations. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Unhealthy times: political economy perspectives on health and care in Canada
Explores the visible and not so visible aspects of health care reforms, using political economy perspectives.
Published: 2001
Los acuerdos comerciales internationales y la atención a la salud de la mujer
Describes the uprising difficulties due to the creation of the International Trade Agreement and its effect on women's access to healthcare. Details the effects of poverty and being unable to attain affordable, good quality medicines and healthcare.
Published: 2002
A call to action: balancing work and non-work responsibilities: implications for women's health  
http://www.cwhn.ca/resources/workplace/family.html
Describes the challenges women face when trying to balance work and home responsibilities, particularly as women are more prone to be employed in atypical work. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Caring for/caring about: women, home care, and unpaid caregiving
Explores the nature of caring in Canada, and examines reseach on women, home care and unpaid caregiving. Identifies the social conditions under which caregiving is undertaken. Also examines the experiences of women who care.
Published: 2004
HIV/AIDS on rise for Canadian women  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39481
Looks at the reasons for women's increased vulnerability to HIV infection. Explores actions governments and policy-makers can take to help stem the tide of infection rates. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Who benefits: international harmonisation of the regulation of new pharmaceutical drugs  
http://www.whp-apsf.ca/en/documents/who_benefits.html
Explains how the push to streamline the drug approval process in the world's three largest pharmaceutical markets is neglecting the special needs of women. (See Details)
Published: 2002