Health research

Health research

La pratique infirmiere en regions éloignées et rurales du Canada

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Educational Institution
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English
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Research
Recherche

Forms three-year project is to examine and articulate the nature of registered nursing practice in primary care, acute care, community health, continuing care (home care), and long term care settings within rural and remote Canada. Examines what nursing is really like in rural and remote communities and explore how nurses can best be educated and supported in their work. // Forme une recherche de trois années qui a pour but d'analyser et de mieux comprendre la nature de la pratique infirmière dans divers milieux de soins en régions éloignées et rurales du Canada: soins de santé primaires, soin aï, santé communautaire, soins à domicile, soins de longue durée. S'intéresse à ce que signifie "être infirmière" dans les communautés éloignées et/ou rurales afin de mieux cerner les besoins d'encadrement et de formation.

Tollfree Phone Number: 
866-960-6409
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multiple languages found - // in abstract

Immigration et métropoles

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
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Research
Recherche

Forme un des quatre centres d’excellence canadiens créés dans le cadre du projet Métropolis et représente un réseau de plus de soixante chercheurs qui proviennent de plusieurs institutions universitaires partout au Québec. // Forms one of the four Canadian Excellence Centers created within the framework of the Metropolis project and represent a network of more than sixty researchers who come from several universities everywhere in Quebec.

Primary Telephone: 
514-343-6231
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Email Address: 
im-metropolis@umontreal.ca
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Centre de recherche interuniversitaire de Montréal sur l'immigration, l'intégration et la dynamique urbaine
City: 
Montréal
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
H3C 3J7
Internal Notes : 
multiple languages found - // in abstract

Report on governmental health research policies promoting gender or sex diferences sensitivity

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Joseph Caron
Publisher: 
Institute of Gender and Health
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Edmonton, AB

Presents an overview of initiatives implemented to promote or support research taking into account gender and sex differences.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
GEND.C37 2003
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Includes bibliographical references.

Center for the Advancement of Health

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Research

Translates health research into effective policy and practice by ensuring that evidence of how social, behavioural and economic factors affect health is used to prevent, treat and manage disease.

Primary Telephone: 
(202) 387-2829
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Email Address: 
cfah@cfah.org
Fax Number: 
(202) 387-2857
Street Address: 
2000 Florida Ave NW, Suite 210
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20009-1231

UCLA Center for Health Policy Research

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Educational Institution
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English
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Research

Works to understand and advance public health policies that can improve access to health care as well as promote good health among diverse populations in California and the United States.

Primary Telephone: 
310- 794-0909
Email Address: 
chpr@ucla.edu
Fax Number: 
310- 794-2686
Street Address: 
10911 Weyburn Ave, Suite 300
City: 
Los Angeles
Province: 
California
Postal/ZIP Code: 
90024

Ethics and genetics: the need for transparency

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Fern Brunger
Susan M. Cox
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Outlines research priorities which are intended as contributions to a strategy for building broader public debate.

ISBN/ISSN: 
NNEWH NRGT.G46 2000
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Chapter in "The Gender of Genetic Futures: The Canadian Biotechnology Strategy, Women and Health." Includes bibliographical references.

Patterns of health care use and cost at the end of life

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Verena Menec
Lisa Lix
Carmen Steinbach
Okechukwu Ekuma
Monica Sirski
Matt Dahl
Ruth-Ann Soodeen
Publisher: 
Manitoba Centre for Health Policy
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines patterns of health care use and health care costs at the end of a person's life including where they die.

Research review of body image programs: an overview of body image dissatisfaction prevention interventions

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Susan J. Paxton
Publisher: 
State government of Victoria, Australia, Department of Human Service
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Melbourne, Australia

Reviews the literature on body image highlighting the relationship between body image, self esteem, mental health, weight, and eating disorders.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Health care in Canada survey

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Health Care in Canada Survey
Publication Date: 
2001-

Presents findings from annual Canadian health care surveys that examine health care providers, managers, and the public. Uncovers key issues at stake for Canadians.

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How do consumers search for and appraise information on medicines on the Internet? A qualitative study using focus groups

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English
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Online
Author: 
Geraldine Peterson
Parisa Aslani
Kylie A Williams
Publisher: 
Journal of Medical Internet Research
Publication Date: 
2003

Explores consumer experiences in searching for and appraising Internet-based information on medicines.

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Includes bibliographical references.
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