Health services

Health services

The politics of women's health: exploring agency and autonomy

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Susan Sherwin
Publisher: 
Temple University Press
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Philadelphia, PA

Explores the real world of women's health status and health care delivery in different countries and the assumptions ehind the dominant medical model of solving problems without regard to social conditions.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1566396336
WOMH.F46 1998
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references and index. --- Review, Network Fall 1998: The Politics of Women's Health: Exploring Agency and Autonomy explores the real world of women's health status and health care delivery in different countries. The collaborative book of essays, which came out of four years of work by the Feminist Health Care Ethics Research Network, starts from women's experiences and concerns to ask what feminist health care ethics would look like.

First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission

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Groups Served: 
Aboriginal/métis/inuit women
Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Services d'information et de références

Forms an organization that strives to improve the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well being of First Nation and Inuit individuals, families and communities in respect of their local autonomy and culture. By helping the communities that wish to initiate, develop and promote comprehensive health & social programs and services as designed by First Nations and Inuit organizations recognized by our First Nations and Inuit.

Primary Telephone: 
418-842-1540
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
reception@cssspnql.com
Fax Number: 
418-842-7045
Street Address: 
102-250 Place Chef Michel-Laveau
City: 
Wendake
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
G0A 4V0

North Peace Health Council

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Clinical or health care services

North Peace Health Council provides health care services. The company also provides home healthcare services. The company is based in Fort St. John, Canada.

Primary Telephone: 
250-262-5296
Fax Number: 
250-262-5294
Street Address: 
9636-100th Ave
City: 
Fort St. John
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V1J 1Y3
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Snow Country Health Council

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Consulting
Community education/development
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Clinical or health care services
Counseling

Mandate Goals:
The Snow Country Health Council provides Acute Care, Home Support, Mental Health Counselling, Alcohol and Drug Counselling, Parenting Programs, and Contracted Doctors under one administration in the Stewart Health Centre.

Core Services Provided:
The Core Services it is involved in providing are; Health Promotion, Prevention and Public Health services, Treatment (acute and chronic care), Home Based Care, Mental Health Services, Substance Misuse Services, Finance, Management and Administrative Support.

Primary Telephone: 
250-636-2221
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
linda.hyde@schc.hnet.bc.ca
Street Address: 
PO Box 8
City: 
Stewart
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V0T 1W0
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North West Community Health Services Society

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Primary Telephone: 
250-624-3589
Street Address: 
300 3rd Ave W
City: 
Prince Rupert
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V8J 1L4
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Interlake Regional Health Authority

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization

The Interlake Regional Health Authority is responsible for the operation and administration of facility and community based health programs and services at a regional level within the Interlake region of Manitoba. The Interlake RHA is responsible within the context of broad provincial policy direction, for assessing and prioritizing those services and programs based on evidence based needs and developing and managing an integrated approach to health care delivery.
The Regional Health Authorities Act legislation came into force on April 1, 1997. It sets out the conditions under which the RHA's are incorporated, as well as defining duties and responsibilities of the Regional Health Authorities, for ensuring effective health planning and delivery.

Primary Telephone: 
(204) 467-4742
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@irha.mb.ca
Fax Number: 
(204) 467-4750
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-888-488-2299
Street Address: 
589 3rd Avenue South
City: 
Stonewall
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R0C 2Z0
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