Health research

Health research

POWER study

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English
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Online
Author: 
Susan K. Shiller
Arlene S. Bierman
Edition: 
Volume 1
Publisher: 
Project for an Ontario Women’s Health Evidence-Based Report
Publication Date: 
2009
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

The POWER Report provides policy makers, providers, advocates and consumers with findings on the health differences between men and women and between various groups of women. Differences reported are associated with age, income, education, ethnicity, language and where the person lives in the province.

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Available online.
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 9780973387117

Quick reference guide to family planning research

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English
Author: 
Family Health International
Publisher: 
Family Health International
Publication Date: 
2010

The Quick Reference Guide, a snapshot of the most-up-to-date findings on a range of family planning topics, is part of FHI's efforts to incorporate research and programmatic findings more widely into policies and programs in order to improve family planning and reproductive health services.

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Please write to quickreferenceguide@fhi.org with any questions.

Rising to the challenge: sex- and gender-based analysis for health planning policy and research in Canada

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English
Translated Title: 
Se montrer à la hauteur du défi : l’analyse des influences du genre et du sexe en planification, en élaboration de politiques et en recherche dans le domaine de la santé au Canada
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Barbara Clow
Ann Pederson
Margaret Howarth-Brockman
Jennifer Bernier
Publisher: 
2009 Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2009
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Describes the process of sex- and gender-based analysis and offers a collection of case studies and commentaries that illustrate SGBA in action. The book is of interest to people working on policy, planning and research and to people at various levels of government. It will help readers understand sex- and gender-based analysis and learn how to apply it in their work for and with women and men, girls and boys.

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Please contact their office to order a copy
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 9780981045917

Labels, laws and access to health care: how history continues to affect health-care access for First Nations and Métis women

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Kathy Bent
Joanne Havelock
Margaret Haworth-Brockman
Edition: 
Vol. 10, N. 2
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
Spring/Summer 2008
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Describes the Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence report, Entitlements and Health Services for First Nations and Métis Women in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Discusses how access to health services differs among Aboriginal people and how understanding the history behind these differences and what they mean for women is critical to improving health services used by Aboriginal women.

Women's Health Research Network

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Services Provided: 
Research

Works to foster authentic, inclusive cross-sectoral linkages to increase research activity focused on the health of girls and women in British Columbia.

Primary Telephone: 
604-707-6378
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
sdixon@whrn.ca
Fax Number: 
604-707-6399
Street Address: 
201-601 W Broadway
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V5Z 4C2

Knowledge translation: basic theories, approaches and applications

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English
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Online
Author: 
Anne-Marie Schryer-Roy
Publisher: 
International Development Research Centre
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines and describes the basic theories of, and approaches to, knowledge translation, as well as at its applications, with a particular emphasis on the health sector.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Towards a new paradigm for research on urban women's health

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English
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Author: 
Toba Bryant
Publisher: 
Women's Health & Urban Life
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Studies the social determinants that affect urban women's health and suggests new directions for health research.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Becoming critical consumers: research and the media

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English
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Online
Author: 
Elizabeth Blackmore
Wendi Rockert
Publisher: 
National Eating Disorder Information Centre
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines media reports of weight-loss research, and lists ways to critically analyze these reports.

A community coalition board creates a set of values for community-based research

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English
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Online
Author: 
Daniel S Blumenthal
Publisher: 
Preventing Chronic Disease
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Atlanta, GA

Discusses the development of a set of research priorities and a set of community values, or principles, to guide research.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 15451151
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Includes bibliographical references.

Women's health research

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Judith H LaRosa
Linda L Alexander
Publisher: 
Health Canada, Women's Health Bureau
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the challenges in women's health research. Prepared for the Canada-U.S.A. Women's Health Forum, Ottawa, ON, 1996 (CANUSA).

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Includes bibliographical references.
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