Health determinants

Health determinants

Health care in Canada 2000: a first annual report

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English
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Canadian Institute for Health Information
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides information on the health of Canadians in all regions of the country, on how differences in health status are related to the various determinants of health and on how the health care system affects health.

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ISBN 1895581923 (Paper)

Racial discrimination as a health risk for female youth: implications for policy and healthcare delivery in Canada: final report

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Alisha Ali
Notisha Massaquoi
Marsha Brown
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Women's Health in Women's Hands
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2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents the findings of a participatory research process involving young women of colour that explored how racism impacts their access to quality healthcare, health education and health information.

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DISC.A45 2001
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Includes bibliographical references.

Systematic review of the role of gender as a health determinant of hospitalization for depression

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Isabelle Savoie
Denise Morettin
Caroly J. Green
Arminée Kazanjian
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International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Cambridge, UK

Conducts a systematic review of selected health determinants, including gender, and their impact on hospitalization rates for depression.

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ISSN 02664623

When social policy is health policy: why increasing poverty and low income threatens Canadians’ health and health care system

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English
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Online
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Dennis Raphael
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Canadian Review of Social Policy
Publication Date: 
2003
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Toronto, ON

Illustrates the cardiovascular health threats posed to Canadian by increasing levels of poverty and low income. Link opens Word document.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Health and poverty gender analysis

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Zoe Oxaal
Sarah Cook
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BRIDGE development-gender
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Brighton, United Kingdom

Provides a gender analysis of health and poverty by comparing mainstream debates of health and poverty with a gender focused discussion.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Key determinants of health

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Health Canada, Population and Public Health Branch
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Health Canada, Population and Public Health Branch
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2002
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Ottawa, ON

Lists the key determinants that contribute to the health of individuals and communities, and the reasons why these determinants impact health. Determinants include: income and social status, social support networks, education, employment/working conditions, social environments, physical environments, personal health practices and coping skills, healthy child development, biology and genetic endowment, health services, gender, and culture.

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The social determinants of health: an overview of the implications for policy and the role of the health sector

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Peggy Edwards
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Health Canada
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2004
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Ottawa, ON

Examines the state of key social determinants of health across Canada. Explores the implications for the health of Canadians, and discusses policy directions to strengthen these social determinants of health

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Institute of Health Promotion Research

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Examines social, behavioural, and environmental health determinants and factors that predispose, enable, and reinforce individual and collective actions in relation to these determinants.

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604-822-2258
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info@ihpr.ubc.ca
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604-822-9210
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Library Processing Centre, 435-2206 East Mall
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Vancouver
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British Columbia
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V6T 1Z3

Canada health action: building on the legacy: volume II: synthesis reports and issues papers

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National Forum of Health
Publication Date: 
1997
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Ottawa, ON

Presents the detailed analysis and rational, as well as recommendations, that led to the forum's priorities, outlined in Volume I.

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HERF.C36 1997

Women's definitions and priorities of health

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Les définitions et les priorités des femmes en matière de santé
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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
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Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Summarizes research findings. Examines women’s health while focusing on the perceptions and definitions of health and well-being grounded in women’s daily experiences.

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ACEWH WOMH.M68 2001
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