Prévention

Prévention

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Montréal Assault Prevention Centre
Edition: 
Vol 12, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1991
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article introduces the Montreal Assault Prevention Centre and describes the centre's prevention philosophy and the development of their program. Discuses violence against women and children and the use of empowerment as assault prevention. 

 


 


 


Gatekeepers: a challenge to health promotion

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Kathy Fitzpatrick
Edition: 
Vol 9, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article speaks to the Gatekeepers Health Project in Thompson, Manitoba and the challenges they experience to improve health promotion. Explains their experience in developing necessary programs in the north with little funding. 

 

Feldenkrais : awareness through movement

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Phyllis Jensen
Edition: 
Vol 7, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1985
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article describes Feldenkrais Movement Therapy, an approach to improve body alignment and motion. 

Standing still and taking stock: the well being interview

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Ruth Meehanicus
Edition: 
Vol 1, No. 3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1980
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the possibility of seeing our health on a continuum rather than about health and sickness; Introduces the Well Being Interview (WBI) as a preventative health oriented tool, discusses the benefits and limitations of this tool for women.

Intimate partner violence : Violence prevention is a public health issue

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Ginette Petitpas-Taylor
New Brunswick Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Edition: 
Vol. 9, N. 3/4
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
Spring/Summer 2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

A public opinion survey conducted in 2002 for the New Brunswick government showed that many people, female and male, tend to trivialize violence and to blame the victim. This article looks at the need to step up our prevention and education efforts when it comes to violence against women.

Fall prevention for older women: lifestyle, medical, and environmental strategies

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English
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Kathleen C. Buckwalter
Terri A. Cutillo-Schmitter
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Women's Health in Primary Care
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Bloomfield, NJ

Examines the effects of falling, reviews relevant risk factors, and discusses methods of assessing fall risk and preventing future falls.

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ISSN 10980865

The cancer epidemic as a social event

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Robert Chernomas
Lissa Donner
Publisher: 
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - Manitoba
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Argues that while the medical profession and cancer research institutions attribute most of the cancer increase to genetic and lifestyle factors, carcinogens in our air, water, food, and workplaces are significant causes of cancer. Criticizes the main objective of the fight against cancer, which is to find treatments or cures rather than promoting preventive measures. Concludes that many cancers could be prevented if the cancer-causing chemicals were removed from our environment.

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ISBN 0886273579

Stop smoking before it starts: an information kit for community organizations working with adolescent girls

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Explains how to use a kit, which contains resources for adolescent girls on the prevention of smoking. Discusses activities and resources designed to help young women understand the messages they receive through advertising. Provides positive alternatives and choices about healthy lifestyles.

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Prevention of eating disorders: a dilemma

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English
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Online
Author: 
Niva Piran
Publisher: 
National Institute of Nutrition (NIN)
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses factors that have limited the success of programs to prevent eating disorders among teenage girls. Suggests strategies that may help, and identifies the need for better prevention resources. Lists educational kits for school-aged children.

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Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Hearing women's voices: a woman-specific HIV prevention project

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Planned Parenthood Fredericton
Publication Place: 
Fredericton, NB

Provides a resource kit on HIV/AIDS for service providers who work with women.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
AIDS.P53
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