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Prisoners with HIV/AIDS Support Action Network (PASAN)

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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Community education/development
Advocacy
Support group/peer support

PASAN is a community-based prisoners’ rights organization that strives to provide advocacy, education and support to prisoners and ex-prisoners in Ontario on HIV, HCV and other harm-reduction issues. Established in 1991, PASAN is the only community-based organization in Canada exclusively  providing HIV and HCV prevention, education and support services to prisoners, ex-prisoners, youth in custody and their families.

Primary Telephone: 
1-416-920-9567
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@pasan.org
Fax Number: 
1-416-920-4314
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-866-224-9978
Street Address: 
314 Jarvis St. #100
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5B 2C5
Country: 
Canada

POWER study: cancer

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English
Translated Title: 
L’Étude POWER : cancer
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Online
Author: 
Monika K. Krzyzanowska
Lisa Barbera
Laurie Elit
Janice Kwon
Aisha Lofters
Refik Saskin
Naira Yeritsyan
Arlene S. Bierman
Edition: 
Volume 1, Chapter 4
Publisher: 
POWER Study (Project for an Ontario Women's Health Evidence-based Report)
Publication Date: 
2009
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Reports on leading causes of cancer in women, including cancers of the breast, reproductive system, lung and colorectal cancer. Reports on cancer incidence, survival rates and end-of-life care; and include indicators that capture the continuum of cancer care (prevention, screening, treatment and follow-up, and end-of-life care). Examines performance on these indicators for women and men and assess differences by income, age and geography.

The POWER Study (Project for an Ontario Women's Health Evidence-based Report) is producing a comprehensive Women's Health Report to serve as an evidence-based tool for policy makers, providers and consumers in their efforts to improve health and reduce health inequities among the women and men of Ontario.

Order Information: 
Visit their website to download a copy.
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN: 978-0-9733871-1-7
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

POWER study: HIV infection

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English
Translated Title: 
L’Étude POWER : l’infection à VIH (sommaire)
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Online
Author: 
Ahmed M. Bayoumi
Naushaba Degani
Robert R. Remis
Sharon L. Walmsley
Peggy Millson
Mona Loutfy
Tamara Daly
LaRon E. Nelson
Sandra Gardner
Laurel Challacombe
Sharmista Mishra
Arlene S. Bierman
Edition: 
Volume 2, Chapter 11
Publisher: 
Project for an Ontario Women's Health Evidence-Based Report
Publication Date: 
2011
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Reports on indicators related to HIV infection in Ontario women, including sections on incidence, prevalence and risk behaviours; community services for HIV; clinical care and HIV outcomes. This chapter provides critical information on patterns of care for women and men in Ontario, and how they vary by socioeconomic, demographic, HIV exposure category and regional characteristics.

The POWER Study is producing a Women's Health Report to serve as an evidence-based tool for policy makers, providers, and consumers in their efforts to improve health and reduce health inequities among Ontario women.

Order Information: 
Contact their office to order a copy. Also available online
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN: 978-0-9733871-1-7
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

A literature review on depression among women: focusing on Ontario

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Natalia Diaz-Granados (ed.)
Donna E Stewart (ed.)
Publisher: 
Ontario Women's Health Council
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Reports on the epidemiology of depression among women in Ontario. Identifies those women at highest risk for depression and their barriers to care.

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Includes bibliographical references.

African and Carribean Council on HIV/AIDS in Ontario

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Community education/development

Forms a network of organizations and individuals committed to HIV prevention, education, advocacy, research, treatment, care and support for African and Caribbean communities in Ontario.

Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@accho.ca

Domestic Violence Death Review Committee annual report to the Chief Coroner 2005

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Domestic Violence Death Review Committee
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Ontario Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents an overview of domestic violence deaths occurring in 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005 that were reviewed by the committee. Includes a statistical analysis of information collected.

Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services

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Governmental Body
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English
Français
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Policy development

Works to ensure that Ontario's communities are supported and protected by law enforcement and public safety systems that are safe, secure, effective, efficient and accountable.

Primary Telephone: 
416-326-5010
Street Address: 
18th Fl 25 Grosvenor St
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M7A 1Y6

Count us in! Inclusion and homeless women in downtown east Toronto

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English
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Publisher: 
Ontario Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Describes many of the barriers homeless and underhoused women face, and highlights their solutions for making health and social services more inclusive.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Southern Ontario Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development

Supports Aboriginal communities by working to decrease the high incidence of diabetes and its complications through prevention, intervention, and management activities. Web site includes an events page, a newsletter, pamphlets about different diabetes prevention and management issues, and links to related resources.

Primary Telephone: 
905-938-2915
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
officeadministrator@soadi.ca
Fax Number: 
905-641-2995
Tollfree Phone Number: 
888-514-1370
Street Address: 
4-2 Clark St
City: 
St. Catharines
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
L2R 5G2

The quality of cancer services for women in Ontario: summary report

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Helen Angus
Vicki Nadalin
Anna Greenberg
Publisher: 
Ontario Women's Health Council
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Focuses on women and cancer, assessing differences in health care quality benefits both sexes.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAS.A54 2006
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
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