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Governmental Body
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English
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Alberta
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Challenges in implementing an HIV-I post-exposure prophylaxis program for sexually assaulted persons in Ontario, Canada

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English
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Online
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T. Myhr
H. Humphries
T. Leeke
J. DuMont
M.R. Loutfy
S. Macdonald
A. Rachlis
Publisher: 
Women's College Research Institute
Publication Date: 
2006

Examines the challenges of implementing a program of universal offering HIV post-exposure prophlaxis to at-risk sexually assaulted person's presenting to Ontario's hospital-based Sexual Assault /Domestic Violence Treatment Centres.

A prospective cohort study of HIV post-exposure prophlaxis for sexual assault victims/survivors

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English
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Online
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T. Myhr
H. Humphries
T. Leeke
J. DuMont
M.R. Loutfy
S. Macdonald
A. Rachlis
Publisher: 
Women's College Research Institute
Publication Date: 
2006

Examines the feasibility of a standardized program of HIV counseling for all sexual assault clients and offering post-exposure prophlaxis (PEP) to those at risk. Also determines HIV PEP acceptance and completion rates and establishes their predictors.

Code Blue for Child Care

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English

Code Blue is a Canada-wide campaign to build a real pan-Canadian child care system. The campaign brings together national, provincial and territorial child care organizations, labour, women's and social justice groups along with Canadians from all walks of life.

Primary Telephone: 
613-791-3411
Province: 
Alberta

Strengthening resistance: confronting violence against women and HIV/AIDS (2006)

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English
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Online
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Centre for Women's Global Leadership
Publication Date: 
2006

Focuses on the points of intersection in the social, political and public health crises of violence against women and HIV/AIDS. The report uses a human rights lens to focus on critical political challenges and on innovative strategies used by activists worldwide as they respond to the links between violence and HIV/AIDS.

Hesperian

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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The Hesperian Foundation is a non-profit publisher of books and newsletters for community-based health care. Simply written and heavily illustrated, Hesperian books are designed so that people with little formal education can understand, apply and share health information. Developed collaboratively with health workers and community members from around the world, our books and newsletters address the underlying social, political, and economic causes of poor health and suggest ways groups can organize to improve health conditions in their communities.

Primary Telephone: 
510-845-1447
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Fax Number: 
510-845-0539
Street Address: 
1919 Addison Street, Suite 304,
City: 
Berkeley
Province: 
California
Postal/ZIP Code: 
94704

CDM Bulletin: medicare and the "European model"

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Online
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Canadian Doctors for Medicare

Looking at the european model, discusses how private insurance for medically necessary physician and hospital services does not improve access to publicly insured services, does not lower costs or improve quality of care, can increase wait times for those not privately insured, and can exacerbate human resources shortages in the public sector.

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Current Oncology

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English
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Online
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Multimed Inc.
Publication Place: 
Milton, ON

Current Oncology is a Canadian based and internationally distributed journal, representing a multidisciplinary medium encompassing health care workers in the field of cancer therapy to report upon and to review progress in the management of this disease. Their website offers such resources as a listing of patient support groups, patient pamphlets as well as current research for those working in the field.

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Inclusive organizations: a tool for continuous improvement in health and social service agencies

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Maureen Kalloo
Paula Migliardi
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Immigrant Women's Association of Manitoba
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Provides practices that health and social service agencies and organizations can use in their efforts to meet the needs of a culturally and racially diverse population.

ISBN/ISSN: 
COMM.K35 2006
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Includes bibliographical references.

Aboriginal women and ICTs in Canada

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English
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Online
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Womyn's Voices
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses the benefits and barriers Aboriginal women face when accessing Internet Communication Technologies (ICTs) in daily life, work, school, government and community.

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Includes bibliographical references.
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