Health services

Health services

Networking between Ontario and Quebec health research teams and Francophone women

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
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Paper
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National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Analyzes French language health services in Ontario and points out ways that francophones can increase their power and influence – individually and collectively – in the areas of health and social services.

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NNEWH WOMR.T33 1998

Sexual health services and education for adolescents: options for Nova Scotia

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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
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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publisher: 
Moving Towards Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Summarizes the findings of a research project on sexual activity, sexual health policies and services, and options for addressing sexual health among young women in Nova Scotia.

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MCEWH TEEN.M68 2001

Social justice and women's health: a Canadian perspective

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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
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Olena Hankivsky
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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Explores gender disparities in health status and interactions with the health care system.

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MCEWH GEND.M37 1999
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Chapter in "Made to Measure: Designing Research, Policy and Action Approaches to Eliminate Gender Inequity, National Symposium, Halifax, Nova Scotia, October 3-6 1999." // Includes bibliographical references.

Symposium 2001: gender violence: health and rights in the Americas: final report

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English
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Dinys Luciano
Aysa Saleh-Ramirez
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Pan American Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2001
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Washington, D.C.

Discusses the issues surrounding gender violence, including legislation, programs, services, education and training.

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VIOL.83 2001

Gender inequalities in health: a Swedish perspective

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English
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Paper
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Piroska Ostlin
Maria Danielsson
Finn Diderichsen
Annika Harenstam
Gundrun Lindberg
Dorothy Translated by Duncan
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Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Cambridge, MA

Examines basic concepts, possible hypotheses, explanatory models, and policy situations for the biological and social causes of the differences in health between men and women.

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GEND.G46 2001
ISBN 0674005287

Midwifery care: women's experiences, hopes and reflections

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Online
Paper
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Lorna Breitkreuz
Cathy Ellis
Meaghan Moon
Cindy Hanson
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Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Documents women's experiences of midwifery care, to determine if the kind of care women received from their midwives was satisfactory, and to see if this care corresponded with what midwives think women want.

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ISSN 14963612

Developing understanding from young women's experiences in obtaining sexual health services and education in a Nova Scotia commu

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English
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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
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Online
Paper
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Don Langille
Janice Graham
Emily Marshall
Melissa Blake
Christina Chitty
Heather Doncaster-Scott
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Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the barriers which prevent young women from receiving maximally effective sexual health education in their schools and related services from physicians and in pharmacies.

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ISSN 14963612

Cultural competence for registered nurses

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Laurie Dokis
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Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Details recommendations to ensure appropriate cultural competence nursing care for Aboriginal peoples.

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ISSN 14800039

Teen mini-groups: Dauphin, Winnipeg & Thompson: transcriptions

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English
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Angus Reid Group for the Committee on Unplanned Pregnancy
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Angus Reid Group
Publication Date: 
1993

Contains transcripts of discussions held with adolescent girls between the ages of 14 and 17 in Dauphin, Winnipeg, and Thompson, Manitoba. The purpose of the discussions was to get the girls' viewpoints on topics such as sex education, safer sex, birth control, visiting the doctor, unplanned pregnancy, AIDS, and various other health and sexuality-related topics, in order to determine the effectiveness of existing programs and educational models.

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TEEN.T44 1993

First Nations health liaison workers: project evaluation report

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English
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Charlotte Hamilton
Tanya Dunn-Pierce
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Battlefords Family Health Centre
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Saskatchewan

Examines the progress being made in integrating First Nations Health Liaison Workers into the Battlefords Family Health Centre, a primary health services demonstration site. Examines perceived gaps in accessing serices as well as advocating for changes in and/or development of services to meet client needs.

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ABGN.H36 2001
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