Women's Health Strategy

Women's Health Strategy

In our words: profiles of organizations working to better women's health

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Edition: 
Vol 13, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article profiles organizations across Canada working to better women's health. Lists mission statements, program intentions and community involvement. 

Achieving health for all: the epp report

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
DArcy McKillop Farlow
Edition: 
Vol 8, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article examines The Epp Report. Discuses the proposed movement from the individual model. Illustrates the value of the report in terms of health promotion and health strategies.

Cigarettes, a feminist issue

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Resource Language: 
English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Peggy Edwards
Edition: 
Vol 7, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1986
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article demonstrates why tobacco is a feminist concern. Discusses the politics of tobacco, cigarettes as symbols. Illustrates the importance of breaking the silence around the dangers of tobacco use. Offers a list of organizations which stress prevention and provide support and information for smokers trying to quit. 


Manitoba women's health strategy 2011

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Manitoba Health
Publication Date: 
2011
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

The result of 10 regional consultations throughout the province, carried out with the assistance of the Women's Health Clinic. Revisits the initial Manitoba Women’s Health Strategy which was developed in 2000-2001 to provide a foundation on which to build a new approach to women’s health.

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Order Information: 
Visit their website to download a copy.

Further advancing the health of girls and women: report on the women's health strategy for British Columbia 2004-2005

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English
Owning Org: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
British Columbia Women's Hospital
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2008
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

The recently released report is a follow-up document to Advancing the Health of Girls and Women: A Women's Health Strategy for British Columbia (2004). It reports on advancements made in support of the Strategy and those occurring concurrently across the province in the Strategy's three priority areas:  

1) Improving Women's Health Monitoring, Surveillance, and Reporting

2) Sustaining Access to Maternity Care

3) Supporting Women-centred Approaches to Mental Health, Problematic Substance Use, and Addictions

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 9781894356657

Women's health surveillance: a plan of action for Health Canada. A Report from the Advisory Committee on Women's Health Surveillance

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Advisory Committee on Women's Health Surveillance
Publisher: 
Public Health Agency of Canada
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides advice on how such a surveillance system should operate: its issues, priorities, methodologies and potential partnerships in matters of women's health surveillance.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662646169
WOMH.A38 1999

Bureau of Women's Health and Gender Analysis

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Français

Works to ensure that Health Canada's policies and programs are responsive to sex and gender differences and to women's health needs, increase knowledge and understanding of women's health and women's health needs, support the provision of effective health services to women, and promote good health through preventive measures and the reduction of risk factors that most imperil the health of women.

Primary Telephone: 
819-934-8652
Email Address: 
women_femmes@hc-sc.gc.ca
Fax Number: 
819-934-8700
Street Address: 
2nd Fl 975 St-Joseph Blvd
City: 
Gatineau
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1A 0K9

British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research
Policy development

Works on research endeavors with particular attention to policy that will improve the health status of women who are marginalized and face multiple disadvantages in health due to socioeconomic status, race, culture, sexual orientation, geography, disability/or addiction.

Primary Telephone: 
604-875-2633
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
bccewh@bccewh.bc.ca
Fax Number: 
604-875-3716
Street Address: 
E311-4500 Oak St
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6H 3N1

Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Research
Policy development

Works to improve the health of women in Manitoba and Saskatchewan in particular by making the health system more responsive to women’s and girls’ health and well being.

Primary Telephone: 
204-982-6630
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
pwhce@uwinnipeg.ca
Fax Number: 
204-982-6637
Street Address: 
56 The Promenade
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3B 3H9

Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Research
Policy development

Works to support research, influence policy and promote action on the social factors that affect women's health and well-being.

Primary Telephone: 
902-494-7850
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
acewh@dal.ca
Fax Number: 
902-423-8572
Tollfree Phone Number: 
888-658-1112
Street Address: 
301-1819 Granville St
City: 
Halifax
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B3J 3R1
Internal Notes : 
Updated January 2012
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