Access to care

Access to care

Midwifery in transition

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Anne Rochon Ford
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Vol 14, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the regulation of midwifery and white privilege. Explores how white midwifery can work to create an  inclusive practice in order to provide appropriate care for a diversity of women. 

 


Profiles - violence in lesbian relationships a double invisibility : an interview with sally papsco

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Sally Papsco
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Vol 14, No.1
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is an interview with sally papsco about violence in lesbian relationships. Identifies appropriate resources and support. Discusses the unique challenges of addressing intimate partner violence in lesbian communities. 

 

Health carelessness and the plight of immigrant women

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Johanna Brand
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Vol 14, No.1
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article shares stories of immigrant women living in Manitoba. Examines what can happen to newcomers who need medical care, yet are still struggling to understand the health-care system, its culture and society. Illustrates the challenges immigrant women face in having their needs met. 

 


Profiles: access to abortion in Alantic Canada

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Valerie Kilfoil
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Vol 13, No.3
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article highlights the struggle to access abortion in atlantic Canada. Discusses issues of access and misinformation. 

Profiles: midwifery coalition of Nova Scotia

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Sharon Rose
Jan Taylor
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Vol 13, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article highlights initiatives by the Midwifery Coalition of Nova Scotia to legalize Midwifery. Discusses a proposed pilot project to compare the success rate and cost of hospital based midwife supervised births to medically controlled deliveries. 

 


Giving birth the “white man’s way”

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Sheila Jennings Linehan
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Vol 13, No.2
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article identifies the colonizing of childbirth in the north and the consequences for Inuit communities. Discusses how to improve access to culturally appropriate care for the First Nations of Canada. 

 


Legal assault: a feminist analysis of the law reform commission's report on abortion legislation

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
B. Lee
Vicki Van Wagner
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Vol 10, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the devastating consequences of the Law Reform Commission's proposal on abortion. Suggests a feminist approach to women's health. 

We are family

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Karen Andrews
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Vol 10, No.4
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article shares the story of a lesbian couple denied coverage with OHIP. Discusses the importance of access to health care. Redefines "family". 

No new law!

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Norah Hutchinson
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Vol 10, No.1
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article outlines the spectrum of reactions to the supreme court decision on abortion. The author indicates abortion as a catalyst for raising other women's health issues. 

 


Long distance delivery

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Dianne Lai
Holly Rupert
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Vol 10, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article speaks to the unfortunate effects of regionalization on women's health. Indicates how regionalization shapes the birth experiences of women in many areas of Canada. Introduces The Project on Out-of-Town Birth research project.  A survey of health professionals reviewed. 

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