Health services

Health services

Birth by design: pregnancy, maternity care, and midwifery in North America and Europe

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Raymond De Vries (ed.)
Cecilia Benoit (ed.)
Edwin R. van Teijlingen (ed.)
Sirpa Wrede (ed.)
Publisher: 
Routledge
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Explores the histories of midwifery and obstetrics, the role of state and of social movement in care at birth, the rise of managed care, and the impact of new perinatal technologies in Canada, the United States and Europe.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0415923387
PREG.B57 2001
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

An analysis of barriers facing immigrant women and their families in accessing health and social services

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Catherine Hakim
Georgia Angom
Publisher: 
Immigrant Women's Association of Manitoba
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Analyzes the barriers that immigrant and refugee women face in accessing health and social services. Provides recommendations for action at all levels of service delivery.

ISBN/ISSN: 
IMWO.H35 1999

Health care in Canada 2004

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English
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Canadian Institutes for Health Information
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides information on the health care system In Canada, focusing primarily on safe care. Also includes information on health human resources, experiencing care, wait times, and the cost of providing health care in Canada

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ISBN 1553924185 (PDF)
http://secure.cihi.ca/cihiweb/dispPage.jsp?cw_page=PG_263_E&cw_topic=263&cw_rel=AR_43_E

Cuidados medicos no Canada: um guia para Recem-chegados ao Ontario

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Portuguese
Translated Title: 
Health care in Canada: a guide for Ontario newcomers (Portuguese)
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Online
Author: 
Dana Rudiak
Publisher: 
Newcomer Orientation to the Health System Project
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides a guide, in Portuguese, about the health care system in Canada for newcomers living in Toronto, Ontario. Includes a list of contacts and referrals.

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Daryeelka caafimaadka Kanada: tusara dadka ku cusub Ontario

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Somali
Translated Title: 
Health care in Canada: a guide for Ontario newcomers (Somali)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Dana Rudiak
Publisher: 
Newcomer Orientation to the Health System Project
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides a guide, in Somali, about the health care system in Canada for newcomers living in Toronto, Ontario. Includes a list of contacts and referrals.

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El cuidado de la salud en Canadá: une guía para recién llegados a Ontario

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Spanish
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Health care in Canada: a guide for Ontario newcomers (Spanish)
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Online
Author: 
Dana Rudiak
Publisher: 
Newcomer Orientation to the Health System Project
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides a guide, in Spanish, about the health care system in Canada for newcomers living in Toronto, Ontario. Includes a list of contacts and referrals.

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Health information for newcomers

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
Citizenship and Immigration Canada
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Explains how to get medical services in Canada, how to apply for a provincial health insurance card, which medical services are and are not covered by Medicare, and what to do when visiting or moving to another province.

Advancing primary care: models of women-centred care in Canada

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Care Reform
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Online
Author: 
Madeline Boscoe
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Prepared for the National Primary Health Care Conference, May 18, 2004, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Examines models of women-centred care that can be integrated into health care restructuring to improve the health of women.

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Fact sheet: Addiction services for women

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English
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Online
Author: 
Prince Edward Island Advisory Council on the Status
Publisher: 
Prince Edward Island Advisory Council on the Status
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Charlottetown, PE

Explores issues relevant to better meet the unique needs of women who experience addictions to alcohol, drugs, gambling, and cross-addictions. Asks such questions as: why don’t Island women use Addiction Services as fully as Island men, what are the major issues for an Island woman addict, what kind of service do Island women want, and will these service needs continue in the future? Points to different needs from addiction services for women than men and ways that Island Addiction services can address these differences.

Network: improving reproductive health services

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Family Health International
Publisher: 
Family Health International
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Research Triangle Park, NC

Gives information on improving reproductive health services. Explains how throughout the world, many women are denied contraceptive methods du to health concerns that have no scientific basis. Highlights various initiatives, tools, and research in use to address these ongoing problems.

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