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Finding a healthy balance: research, policy and practice on women's unpaid caregiving in Nova Scotia

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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
Publisher: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health
Publication Date: 
September 2006
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Highlights the key findings and outcomes from the Healthy Balance Forum May 2-3, 2006 in Dartmouth, N.S., and outlines how the forum will impact the future activities of the HBRP. Includes summaries of each presentation along with copies of the presentation slides where available.

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Contact their office to order a copy. Also available online.
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0-9689876-5-6
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Rising to the challenge: sex- and gender-based analysis for health planning policy and research in Canada

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English
Translated Title: 
Se montrer à la hauteur du défi : l’analyse des influences du genre et du sexe en planification, en élaboration de politiques et en recherche dans le domaine de la santé au Canada
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Barbara Clow
Ann Pederson
Margaret Howarth-Brockman
Jennifer Bernier
Publisher: 
2009 Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2009
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Describes the process of sex- and gender-based analysis and offers a collection of case studies and commentaries that illustrate SGBA in action. The book is of interest to people working on policy, planning and research and to people at various levels of government. It will help readers understand sex- and gender-based analysis and learn how to apply it in their work for and with women and men, girls and boys.

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Please contact their office to order a copy
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 9780981045917

A woman’s place is at the policy table… and how citizens’ assemblies are helping make that happen

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Chi Nguyen
Edition: 
Vol. 11, N. 1
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
Fall/Winter 2008/2009
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses Citizens' Assemblies, a new mechanism for decision-making in the political process that has the potential to bring more women to Canada's decision-making tables and to transform politics in the process.

The supply, distribution and working context of health professionals: why do things (almost) never change

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English
Author: 
John Lavis
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2007

Describes the knowledge-translation (KT) activities on health human resources (HHR) policy issues by studying researchers and policymakers` activities, knowledge, views and use of the research knowledge.

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Still Making waves: 10 year report

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Online
Author: 
Lorraine Greaves
Ann Pederson
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2007
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Report discusses the last ten years of the Centre, their accomplishments, how they have generated change through their research, how to get research out to policymakers, the alchemy of research, making policy and making gender matter more.

A life-course approach to social policy analysis: a proposed framework: discussion paper

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English
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Paper
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Publisher: 
Policy Research Initiative
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides a framework to describes individuals in their relationship to society and its institutions, including how policies affect those relationships, and individual and social
outcomes.

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Using health research in policy and practice: case studies from nine countries

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English
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Author: 
Ray Moynihan
Publisher: 
Milbank Memorial Fund
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Presents case studies from around the world where different sorts of research evidence are being used in different policy and practice settings.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1887748601
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Includes bibliographical references.

Policy Research Initiative

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Research
Policy development
Recherche
Élaboration de politiques

Works to advance research on emerging issues that are highly relevant to the federal government's policy agenda, and to ensure the effective transfer of this knowledge to policy-makers. // Travaille pour faire progresser la recherche sur des questions émergentes qui sont très pertinentes pour le programme politique du gouvernement fédéral et à assurer un transfert efficace du savoir aux responsables de l'élaboration des politiques.

Primary Telephone: 
613-947-1956
Email Address: 
questions@prs-srp.gc.ca
Fax Number: 
613-995-6006
Street Address: 
1st Floor
Addt'l Street Address: 
56 Sparks St
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1P 5A9
Internal Notes : 
multiple languages found - // in abstract

American Heart Association

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Research
Advocacy
Policy development
Publisher

Works to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Engages in advocacy, health policy debates and development, research, and information provision to health care professionals and consumers.

Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-242-8721
Street Address: 
7272 Greenville Ave
City: 
Dallas
Province: 
Texas
Postal/ZIP Code: 
75231

Gender inequality and poverty: trends, linkages, analysis and policy implications

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Sally Baden
Kirsty Milward
Publisher: 
BRIDGE development-gender
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Brighton, UK

Provides a detailed analysis of poverty trends, poverty measurement, and the relevance of households and labour markets for gender and poverty issues.

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Includes bibliographical references.
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