Health services

Health services

Health care in Canada 2002

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Canadian Institue for Health Information
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides Canadian health data and information at the local, regional, provincial, territorial, national, and international levels.

ISBN/ISSN: 
HEST.H43 2002
ISBN 155392018X (Paper)
ISBN 1553920309 (PDF)

Nursing leadership and support: elements of a framework for community consultation

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Gaye Hanson
Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada
Publisher: 
Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides a synthesis of questions surrounding nursing in First Nation communities. Also examines the challenges of recruiting and retaining nurses in northern and isolated First Nations communities.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.H36 2003
ISBN 0973119057

Sector wide approaches: opportunities and challenges for gender equity in health

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English
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Online
Author: 
The Gender and Health Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Publisher: 
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Liverpool, UK

Presents the experiences of women from different countries who are attempting to include gender analysis within their countries' health sector.

ISBN/ISSN: 
GEND.S43 2002
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Challenging heterosexism: towards non-heterosexist policy and regulation in health and social security agencies

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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
Online
Author: 
Leslie Bella
Lori Yetman
Publisher: 
Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Provides tools through which health and social security agencies and practitioners can assess and correct the heterosexist bias in their programs and activities.

ISBN/ISSN: 
MCEWH GLBT.B45 2000
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Equitable access to health care, health promotion and disease prevention for recent immigrant women living in Nova Scotia

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English
Translated Title: 
L’accès équitable aux soins et à l’information sur la santé et la prévention des maladies chez les immigrantes récemment arrivées et vivant en Nouvelle-Écosse
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Moving Towards Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Summarizes findings of a research study. Examines how immigrant women in Nova Scotia access and interacts with healthcare.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ACEWH IMWO.M68 2001

Battlefords Family Health Centre

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Educational Institution
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English
Services Provided: 
Clinical or health care services

Primary care facility

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(306) 937-6840
Fax Number: 
(306) 445-4887
Street Address: 
Room 103, 1192 - 101 St.
City: 
North Battleford
Province: 
Saskatchewan
Postal/ZIP Code: 
S9A 0Z6

Canadian Society for International Health

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
Services Provided: 
Policy development
Clinical or health care services
Services de soins de santé ou soins cliniques
Élaboration de politiques

Forms a national voluntary organization that facilitates and supports health and development activities around the world through the mobilization of Canadian and other resources. Web site includes links to CSIH papers, conferences and funding opportunities.

Primary Telephone: 
613-241-5785
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
csih@csih.org
Fax Number: 
613-241-3845
Street Address: 
1105-1 Nicholas St
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1N 7B7
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<p>Multiple Email found: "csih@csih.org and jroberts@csih.org"</p>

Rural women and substance use: issues and implications for programming

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English
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Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Explores the life circumstances of rural women and issues related to rural living and women's problematic use of alcohol, tobacco, medications, and illegal drugs. Examines related programs for these women and suggests solutions for overcoming barriers to programming in rural settings. Provides a list of resource materials and contacts for health and social services providers.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662810449

Improving the access to and quality of public health services for lesbians and gay men: a position paper for the Ontario Public

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Kerrie Duncan
Jean Clipsham
Elaine Hampson
Carol Krieger
Judy MacDonnell
Dianne Roedding
Kathy Chow
Donna Milne
Publisher: 
Ontario Public Health Association
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides the Ontario Public Health Association with a framework to improve the quality of care and the accessibility to health services for lesbians and gay men. Reviews the social contexts and issues that perpetuate the experiences of discrimination and oppression. Examines how oppression impacts the health and well-being of lesbians and gay men and argues that sexual identity should be considered as a determinant of health. Presents an action plan to identify potential health risks, educate communities with the goal to change attitudes, and improve the quality of interactions of gay men and lesbians with the health sector.

Common occurrence: the impact of homelessness on women's health: phase II: community-based action research - final report

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Kappel Ramji Consulting Group
Publisher: 
Sistering
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines the question of women and homelessness (visible and hidden) in Toronto. Demonstrates that homelessness is a women's health issue. Provides recommendations for the health care system to improve its responsiveness and effectiveness in supporting women.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
WOMI.C66 2002
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