Health research

Health research

Just the facts, ma'am... A women's guide for understanding evidence about health and health care

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Les faits, rien que les faits, m’dame…Lire et interpréter les données probantes sur la santé et les soins de santé
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Care Reform
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Paper
Online
Author: 
National Coordinatig Group on Health Care Reform and Women
Publisher: 
National Coordinating Group on Health Care Reform and Women
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents tools women can use to assess arguments and evidence about women, health, and health care reforms.

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ISBN 0973311789
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Includes bibliographical references.

Bridging the gap: the use of research evidence in policy development

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Jon D Brehaut
Don Juzwishin
Publisher: 
Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Edmonton, AB

Describes challenges of using research evidence to inform healthcare policy making. Provides a framework to facilitate the use of research evidence in healthcare policy making.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1894827230 (On-line)
ISBN 1894927222 (Print)
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Includes bibliographical references.

National workshop for Canadian women with disabilities to address concerns with urban environments

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Gail Lush
Fran Odette
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Describes research that will study the impacts urban environments have on the health and well-being of women with disabilities.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039

Nutrition research: the unique needs of women

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English
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Paper
Online
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Society for Women's Health Research
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Washington, D.C.

Presents the proceedings of a conference discussing cutting-edge biomedical research for the treatment and prevention of conditions including eating disorders, obesity, and osteoporosis.

Women-centred health research: a strategy for BC Women's

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English
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Paper
Online
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BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Describes the framework, philosophy and strategic priorities for developing women’s health research at British Columbia Women’s Hospital and Health Centre.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Summary report on the national study on rural and remote women's health in Canada

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Cross Centre Initiatives
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Paper
Author: 
Marilou McPhedran
Margaret Haworth-Brockman
Publisher: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2003

Presents the preliminary findings of a study focusing on the health of women living in rural, remote and northern communitie in canada.

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CEX WOMR.M35 2003

Rural and remote women's health in Canada: identifying strengths and gaps in research and policy: working bibliography

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Cross Centre Initiatives
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Paper
Author: 
Pam Wakewich
Barbara Parker
Publisher: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2001

Reviews published and unpublished research on the health of women in rural, remote and Northern communities. Identifies strengths and gaps in the existing research. Makes recommendations for future research and policy initiatives.

ISBN/ISSN: 
CEX WOMR.W35 2001

Caring about healthcare workers as first responders: enhancing capacity for gender-based support mechanisms in emergency prepare

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English
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Online
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Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Describes a study underway to address front line health care worker response, preparedness and resilience for coping with disaster scenarios.

Envisioning healthy living for women

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
Paper
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines what is required for women to lead healthful lives, including issues such as caregiving, housing, smoking, and more.

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ISSN 14963612
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Includes bibliographical references.

Institute for Critical Studies in Gender and Health

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Educational Institution
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English
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Research

Forms a research community working to bridge and integrate health, social sciences, humanities, and the natural sciences; to use an intersectional anaylsis to better understand how gender relates with other axes of discrimination and disadvantage; and to make connection between different "contexts" in which health is experienced-from the local to the international.

Primary Telephone: 
604-291-4677
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
olena@sfu.ca
Fax Number: 
604-291-4786
Street Address: 
Siman Fraser University 8888 University Dr
City: 
Burnaby
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V5A 1S6
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