Cultural determinants

Cultural determinants

Culture, violence, and inequality

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English
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Author: 
Yasmin Jiwani
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FREDA Centre for Research on Violence against Women and Children
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Examines the positive and negative perceptions of cultural difference and the real impact of inequalities for women of colour, and immigrant and refugee women from racialized communities. Includes references.

An exploration of women-centred care in the context of cervical cancer screening in ethnocultural groups

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English
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British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Joan L. Bottorff
Lynda G. Balneaves
Lorna Sent
Suki Grewal
Annette J. Browne
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Summarizes the results of a study that attempted to identify and describe critical elements of women-centred care within the context of three cervical cancer screening clinics in Vancouver that serve Asian, South Asian, and First Nations women.

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ISSN 14963612

Affirming immigrant women's health practices in Prince Edward Island

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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
Author: 
Marian MacKinnon
Laura Lee Howard
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Summarizes research that explored what health means to immigrant women in Prince Edward Island.

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ISSN 14963612
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Includes bibliographical references.

Improving reproductive and sexual health: integrating women's empowerment and reproductive rights

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English
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Author: 
Isfahan Merali
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Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides information geared toward the health practitioner on the importance of integrating women's empowerment and reproductive rights principles in the delivery of health services.

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WGYN.M47 2001
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<p>Includes bibliographical references.</p>

The consequences of cultural diversity

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Bilkis Vissandjée
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses defining cultural diversity and the impact and consequences it has on women's health.

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ISSN 14800039

I landed running

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Online
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Catherine Hakim
Publisher: 
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

An exploration of women-centred care in the context of cervical cancer screening in ethnocultural groups

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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: 
Joan L. Bottorff
Lynda G. Balneaves
Lorna Sent
Suki Grewal
Annette J. Browne
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Study summary. Identifies and describes critical elements of women-centred care within the context of three cervical cancer screening clinics in Vancouver serving Asian, South Asian and First Nations Women.

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BCCEWH CANC.B68

Racial and ethnic inequities in access to medical care

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English
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Paper
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Catherine Hoffman
Marsha Lillie-Blanton
Publisher: 
Sage Publications
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Thousand Oaks, CA

Presents an issue of Medical Care Research and Review (Vol. 57, Supp. 1). Produced as discussion papers for a policy roundtable held in Washington, DC called "Race, Ethnicity, and Medical Care: Improving Access in a Diverse Society." Encompasses three specific sets of information: key predictors of medical care use across racial and ethnic groups; a comprehensive review of the literature documenting racial and ethnic differences in access to medical treatments and procedures, and the importance of broader dissemination of information about racial disparities in the health system and the need for improved data collection.

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DISC.R33 2000
ISSN 10775587

Canadian Council on Multicultural Health

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All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy

Works to promote and support an integrated health care system for persons who face inequities and barriers to access by virtue of their cultural and/or ethnic origin. Educates the public and health professionals on issues relating to health and culture. Advocates for policies and legislations to address inequities and barriers to access. Contributes to knowledge development in health and culture through research conducted in partnership with communities using a participaroty process.

Primary Telephone: 
604-733-1466
Email Address: 
ccmh@bc.sympatico.ca
Fax Number: 
604-733-8306
Street Address: 
Suite GR 1450 West 12th Avenue
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6H 1M9
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