Health determinants

Health determinants

Women's poverty, women's health: the role of access to justice

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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)
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Online
Author: 
Joan M. Gilmour
Dianne L. Martin
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National Network on Environments and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Addresses the role of access to justice in responding to women's increased poverty and reduced health resulting from government restructuring. Considers the interrelationship of social assistance and justice, examining selected services accessed by poor women, the changes effected as part of government restructuring in recent years, their impact on women's health, and the potential in legal responses.

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NNEWH POVR.G55 2001
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Appendices and Table of Contents must be downloaded seperately.

"We did it together": low-income mothers working toward a healthier community

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Kathryn Green
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Analyzes the determinants of health as they contribute to poverty of low-income mothers and their children. Makes recommendations to create more effective health promotion programs.

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ISBN 0968969216
PWHCE POVR.G74 2001
Project #26
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Includes bibliographical references.

An inventory of conceptual frameworks and women's health indicators

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health - Consortium Université de Montréal (CESAF)
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Online
Author: 
Shelly N. Abdool
Bilkis Vissandjée
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Centre d'excellence pour la santé des femmes - Consortium Université de Montréal (CESAF)
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Montréal, QC

Provides an inventory of health and social indicators in Canadian and international literature as they relate to women’s health. Discusses conceptual frameworks and health determinants and their impact on women’s health.

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CESAF HEAD.A23 2001
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Includes bibliographical references. CESAF closed its office August 31, 2001.

From fishplant to nickel smelter: policy implications, policy development and the determinants of women's health in an environment of restructuring

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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)
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Online
Author: 
Barbara Neis
Michelle Pidgeon
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines the relationship between restructuring and health through the lens of the experience of women in resource dependent areas. Provides recommendations for government and other agencies designed to address the restructuring-related risks to health for women and men in fisheries, oil and gas, mining, small business and home care sectors in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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NNEWH WORK.N45 2001
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Includes bibliographical references.

Gender and health training materials: how does being a woman or a man affect your health?

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

Provides structures and processes that will enable gender to become an integral part of the work of enhancing health and health care at whatever level of policy or programme practice.

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GEND.G46 2001

What determines health?

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English
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Paper
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National Forum on Health Determinants of Health Working Group
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Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents the summaries of papers written about critical issues that impact health for vulnerable groups, such as the prevention of child abuse and neglect, the impact of economic policy on health, and encouraging the wise use of prescription medication by older adults. Identifies what can be done to act on physical, psychological, social, cultural and economic determinants of health.

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HEAD.N38 1996
ISBN 066225077X

Improving health: it doesn't take a revolution

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English
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Paper
Author: 
James A. Auerbach
Barbara Kivimae Krimgold
Bonnie Lefkowitz
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National Policy Association and Academy for Health Services Research and Health Policy
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Washington, DC

Discusses the importance of acknowledging social determinants of health. Draws on selected presentations from the National Policy Association and the Academy for Health Services Research and Health Policy conference on income equality held April 27, 2000. Addresses the links between health and the issues of wealth, race and ethnicity, and social equality.

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HEAD.A94 2000
ISBN 0890681538

Women's self-care book

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Klaudia Dmitrienko
Agnieska Kosny
Gail Ellis
Donna Malone
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Women's Health Network Newfoundland and Labrador
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
St. John's, NF

Provides health information for the women of Newfoundland and Labrador on a wide variety of subjects related to women's health, on available health services and resources, as well as ideas on how to care for ourselves and encourage good health throughout our lives.

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SELF.D58 2000

The opportunity of adolescence: the health sector contribution

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English
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Online
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Federal/Provincial/Territorial Advisory Committee on Population Health
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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides extensive information about the specific health issues for adolescents. Using the determinants of health framework, describes the current health status for adolescents and identifies areas where certain youth have greater needs for information and support. Considers the importance of gender, ethnic and cultural differences in adolescent development and behaviours. Identifies opportunities for the health sector to take action to promote the healthy development of adolescents, building on the health sector's previous investments in early child development.

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ISBN 0662292421
TEEN.F43 2000

A portrait of women's health in Atlantic Canada

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English
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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Author: 
Carol Amaratunga
Pamela Roy
Meddy Stanton
Publisher: 
Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (MCEWH)
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Provides a statistical overview of women's health in the Atlantic provinces, an introduction to the work of the Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (MCEWH) and their research on women's health, a briefing on The Millennium Women's Health Partnership Project, and a call to action for Women's Health and Well-Being. The publication does not attempt to be a comprehensive analysis of women's health in the four Atlantic provinces. It focuses on selected key issues in women's health to illustrate the utility of gender-based analyses of health issues and the usefulness of a population-health approach based on the key determinants of health.

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ISBN 0968479723
MCEWH WOMH.A43 2000
Women's Health in Atlantic Canada Trilogy, Volume 1
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