Health services

Health services

Caring for lesbian health: a resource for health care providers, policy makers and planners

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Maria Hudspith
Publisher: 
BC Ministry of Health and Ministry Responsible for Seniors
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Victoria, BC

Provides an overview of health issues that affect lesbians and how homophobia in health care influences lesbian experiences with the medical system.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0772640262
Notes: 
<p>Includes bibliographical references. --- Review, Network Spring 2000: Lesbians often face discrimination that prevents access to quality health services. Caring for Lesbian Health is aimed at health care providers, policy makers and planners to increase awareness of the importance of lesbian health and what can be done to ensure that quality care is available.</p>

Reality, opinion and uncertainty: views on midwifery in BC's health care system

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Jeanne Lyons
Elaine Carty
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Reports on an observation tour of the Home Birth Demonstration Project Tour of the Ministry of Health and Ministry Responsible for Seniors.

ISBN/ISSN: 
BCCEWH MIDW.L96 1999
ISBN 1894356020
ISSN 14817268
Series: Perspectives on Midwifery
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

The toolbox: culturally competent organisations, services and care pathways

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Sue Chirico
Asha Pawar
Mark Johnson
Muriel Scott
Publisher: 
Bedfordshire Health Promotion Agency
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Bedford, UK

Explores the characteristics and structures that combine to form a culturally competent organization, service or care pathway. Contains: an introduction to the toolbox including a review of the literature on Culturally Competent Services; a report of the process involved in developing the toolkit that outlines how the perceptions of professionals and communities towards cultural competency have been researched, and a collection of file dividers that point to the useful national and local documents conerned with ethnicity and cultural competency one needs to have access to e.g. local strategy on ethnicity, local and national ethnic monitoring data, and a summary of the MacPherson Report.

ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAS.C45 2000
ISBN 0953417255

Perceptions of primary healthcare services among people with physical disabilities

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English
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Online
Author: 
Albina Veltman
Donna E. Stewart
Gaétan Tardiff
Monica Branigan
Publisher: 
Disabled Women's Network Ontrrio
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines the extent of access to, and satisfaction with, primary health care services for people with physical disabilities living in Toronto, ON. Evaluates the preceved extent of access to primary healthcare services as well as the level of satisfaction with the quality of these services.

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

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English
Translated Title: 
So many bricks in the wall: developing understanding from young women's experiences with sexual health services and education in Amherst, Nova Scotia
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Donald B. Langille
Janice Graham
Emily Marshall
Melissa Blake
Christina Chitty
Healther Doncaster-Scott
Publisher: 
Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Examines barriers preventing young women from receiving effective sexual health education from their schools, physicians and pharmacies. Based on a survey by Amherst Initiative for Healthy Adolescent Sexuality.

ISBN/ISSN: 
MCEWH TEEN.L36 1999
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Includes bibliographical references.

Aboriginal Health Branch

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Aboriginal/métis/inuit women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Policy development
Primary Telephone: 
204-788-6649
Email Address: 
LBayer@health.gov.mb.ca
Fax Number: 
204-945-4559
Street Address: 
2nd Floor
Addt'l Street Address: 
300 Carlton St
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3B 3M9

Health technology assessment: a needs-based approach

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Yves Bergevin
Publisher: 
The International Development Research Centre
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Ottawa

Presents the proceedings of the conference, 'Health Technology Assessment: A Needs-Based Approach' put on by the International Development Research Centre.

ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAI.B47 1995
ISBN 0889367523

Women and health services: an agenda for change

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Lesley Doyal (ed.)
Publisher: 
Open University Press
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Buckingham, UK

Explores the theories and concepts of women's health, as well as examining these theories in practice. Discusses ways to put these new ideas on women and health into practice.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAS.W66 1998
ISBN 0335201369
ISBN 0335201377
Notes: 
<p>Includes bibliographical references and index. --- Review, Network Winter 1998/99: Women and Health Services: An Agenda for Change explores the theories and concepts on women's health, as well as looking at these theories in practice. Edited by Lesley Doyal, the book examines schemes to put these new ideas on women and health into practice. It shows what has worked and what has not worked, pointing out what can be done to better services for women, while also showing the pitfalls and challenges to doing this.</p>

Northern Secretariat of Yukon (Nunavut, Northwest Territories and Yukon)

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Groups Served: 
Aboriginal/métis/inuit women
Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English

Provides a coordinated, cohesive and equitable approach to First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB) program delivery issues for First Nations and Inuit living in Yukon, the Northwest Territories (NWT) and Nunavut.

Street Address: 
First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, 1400-60 Queen St, PL 3914A
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1A 0K9
Internal Notes : 
Multiple Fax found: "613-954-9953 and 800-949-2718" url (http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ahc-asc/branch-dirgen/fnihb-dgspni/ns-sn/index_e.html) does not appear valid, changed to current link

The challenges ahead for women's health: BC women's community consultation report

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English
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Paper
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British Columbia's Women's Hospital and Health Centre Society
Publisher: 
British Columbia's Women's Hospital and Health Centre Society
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, British Columbia

Describes the results of a province-wide community consultation requested by the Minister of Health that identifies the role of BC Women's in improving the health status of women in the province, increases awareness in the province of the range of BC Women's programs and services, identifies ways in which BC Women's could work with other organizations to promote women's health in this province, and explores the perceptions of women's health needs. The report reached more than 600 women in communities across BC and almost 200 health service providers. It highlights the major themes and issues and lays a foundation for improvements within BC Women's. This report is designed to help increase understanding of women's experiences and foster renewed impetus to implement change.

ISBN/ISSN: 
WOMH.C48 1995
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