Health education

Health education

Well-written health information: a guide

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Kay Currie
Janet Spink
Meera Rajendran
Centre for Clinical Effectiveness
Health Issues Centre
Publisher: 
Department of Human Services, Victoria
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Melbourne, Australia

Assists health practitioners to work with consumers to design written health information to ensure the information meets consumer needs, is comprehensive in scope, and is presented in an unbiased way.

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HEAE.C87 2000
ISSN 14442566
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<p>Communicating with Consumers Series Vol. 1</p>

Canadian guidelines for sexual health education

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Working Group to Develop Canadian Guidelines for Sexual Health Education
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2008
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Revised from 2003 edition. Offers clear direction to assist local, regional and national groups as well as organizations and government bodies concerned with education and community health to further develop and improve sexual health education policies and programs that address the diverse needs of Canadians. Provides the framework for evaluating existing sexual health education programs policies, and related services available to Canadians.

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Cat. HP40-25/2008E
ISBN: 978-0-662-48083-9
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Includes bibliographical references.

Aboriginal diabetes initiative: First Nations on-reserve and Inuit in Inuit communities: program framework

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English
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Health Canada
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Outlines the Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative, a Health Canada project designed to help meet the needs of Aboriginal people in combating the epidemic of type 2 diabetes in their communities. Describes the target population, program purpose, program objectives, program elements, delivery model, funding, criteria and implementation, and monitoring and evaluation, for the Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.A26 2000
ISBN 0662293746

Aboriginal diabetes initiative: Métis, off-reserve aboriginal and urban Inuit prevention and promotion: program framework

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English
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Paper
Online
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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides an overview of the Métis, Off-reserve Aboriginal and Urban Inuit Prevention and Promotion (MOAUIPP) component of the Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative, a strategy announced by the Government of Canada in 1999. Designed to assist in meeting the needs of Aboriginal people dealing with the epidemic of type 2 diabetes in their communities. Describes the program purpose, target population, objectives, primary prevention and health promotion priorities, program delivery model, funding, project criteria, accessing program resources, and monitoring and evaluation for the MOAUIPP.

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ABGN.A26 2000
ISBN 0662296796

Literature review: best mechanisms to influence health risk behaviour

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English
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Paper
Online
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University of Health Network Women's Health Program
Publisher: 
Ontario Women's Health Council
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides a critical appraisal of the published literature that exists in the areas of health promotion and prevention and the area of public policy to identify best mechanisms to influence health risk behaviour among women in Ontario.

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HEAE.L58 2000
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<p>Includes bibliographical references.</p>

Women's Health Queensland Wide Inc.

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English
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Online
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Women's Health Queensland Wide Inc.
Publisher: 
Women's Health Queensland Wide Inc.
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Spring Hill, Queensland, Australia

Promotes women's health through information and educational services, for both the community in general and health care providers, in the state of Queensland, Australia. Web site includes links to health information, library services, events, related sites, and invites the reader to ask health questions.

Models of good practice relevant to women & health: education, training and capacity building

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English
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Paper
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Commonwealth Secretariat
Publisher: 
Commonwealth Secretariat
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Profiles successful women's health projects from Commonwealth countries, which focus on education, training, and capacity building.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
WOMH.M63 2001

Bridging the visions: a guide to shared action about women and tobacco

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Carla Marcelis
Cheryl Moyer
Robin Holmes
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Refocuses the tobacco control strategies of health and community organizations to include a more comprehensive, woman-centred, health determinants approach. Promotes the importance of adopting a community development approach designed specifically for women that involves collaboration among many different partners to reduce women's exposure to and use of tobacco. Designed to be used by health organizations, women's groups and other community groups committed to women's health and well-being. Provides ideas on how to design and implement effective strategies.

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SMOK.B75 1996

Education for a healthy future: training trainers for primary prevention: a participatory action research and evaluation (PARE)

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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)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Dorothy Goldin Rosenberg
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Summarizes the NNEWH - PARE (Participatory Research and Evaluation) project that promotes awareness, education, and advocacy on suspected environmental links to breast cancer and other reproductive cancers.

ISBN/ISSN: 
NNEWH CANC.R67 2000
Notes: 
Reprinted from Women's Health & Environments Network 'Connections' Extra, Issue 15, Spring/Summer 2000.

Where women have no doctor: a health guide for women

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English
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Paper
Author: 
A. August Burns
Ronnie Lovich
Jane Maxwell
Katharine Shapiro
Publisher: 
The Hesperian Foundation
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Berkeley, CA

Provides a resource written for women living in areas where they lack access to health care and clear information about their health. Covers an enormous range of women's health issues in simple language with many illustrations.

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ISBN 0942364252
WOMH.B87 1997
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Includes bibliographical references and index. --- Review, Network Summer 2000: Written for women living in areas where they lack access to health care and clear information about their health, the book covers an enormous range of women's health issues in simple language with many illustrations to ensure that the information is easy to understand and use. English. Soon to be translated into two dozen different languages.
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