Health services

Health services

Report from Working Together: a national workshop for action on women and substance abuse

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Health Canada
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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Summarizes the work done at Working Together: A National Workshop for Action on Women and Substance Use, held in Ottawa from February 22 to 24, 1994. Presents knowledge and information about issues and strategies related to women and substance use, misuse and abuse in Canada.

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ADDI.R47 1994

Shining a light on treatment issues women face: a profile of women participating in the Aurora House program, 1985-1995

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English
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Cy-Thea Sand
Sue McGowan
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The Women's Addiction Foundation
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1998
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Highlights the issues women seeking and receiving treatment continue to face in the key areas of employment, violence and abuse, education, health, legal issues, and racial discrimination.

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ADDI.S55 1998
ISBN 0968268102

Survey of breastfeeding support services in North America: part 2

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Marie Labrèche
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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1994
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Ottawa, ON

Provides a listing of breasteeding support services in North America, and supplementary materials, including breastfeeding information sheets and samples of survey questionnaires, are included in the appendices.

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ISBN 0662992881
PREG.S87 1994

Report and recommendations of the Working Group on Midwifery to the Minister of Health

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Working Group on Midwifery
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Women's Health Branch, Healthy Public Policy Programs Division
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Cites the number of normal pregnancies, as well as the declining number of practicing obstetricians, as reasons for midwifery services to become more of a presence in Manitoba.

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MIDW.R47 1993

Inuit women's health: overview & policy issues

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English
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Louise Mailloux
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Pauktuutit Inuit Women's Association of Canada
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Focuses on providing the cultural and social context of Inuit women's lives.

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ABGN.M35 2000

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

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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
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Author: 
Swarna Weerasinghe
Terry Mitchell
Linda Hamilton
Mireille Ragheb
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Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (MCEWH)
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2000
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Focuses on exploratory research with recent immigrant women in Nova Scotia and their experience with and access to health care. Based on a pilot exploratory study.

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MCEWH IMWO.W44 2000
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Includes bibliographical references.

Listening for direction: a national consultation on health services and policy issues. Summary report June 2001

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Diane Gagnon
Michèle Ménard
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Canadian Health Services Research Foundation
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents the results of a national consultation between five national organization to draw up a list of national priority health services and policy research themes.

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HEAS.G34 2001
ISBN 096891540X

I landed running

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Catherine Hakim
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Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses refugee life in Canada, particularly as a cultural determinant of health, and health services for diverse populations.

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ISSN 14800039

Models of good practice relevant to women & health: women's health initiatives

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Commonwealth Secretariat
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Commonwealth Secretariat
Publication Date: 
2001
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London, UK

Profiles 16 novel ideas used to improve the health of women who are not usually singled out for special attention, from Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Canada.

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WOMH.M63 2001

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender health

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Mary E. Northbridge
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American Public Health Association
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Washington, DC

Appears as a special issue of the American Journal of Public Health (vol. 91, no. 6). Explores various topics in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender health.

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ISSN 00900036
LEBH.A44 2001
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