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A guide for health professionals working with Aboriginal peoples: Aboriginal health resources

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Janet Smylie
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Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
Publication Date: 
2001
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Ottawa, ON

Presents a series of recommendations on Aboriginal health resources.

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<p>Includes bibliographical references. --- Review, Network Fall/Winter 2001/02: This series of articles is addressed to health professionals who wish to understand the perspectives from which Aboriginal individuals and communities may enter the therapeutic dialogue. It aims to supply health professionals with a toolkit to use when working with Aboriginal individuals and communities. Topics include: social, historic and political contexts, relevant health issues, how to mediate cultural differences, and ideas and examples regarding the development of health resources directed by and for Aboriginal peoples.</p>

A guide for health professionals working with Aboriginal peoples: cross cultural understanding

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Janet Smylie
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Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents a series of recommendations on cross cultural understanding and health care for health professionals.

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<p>Includes bibliographical references. --- Review, Network Fall/Winter 2001/02: This series of articles is addressed to health professionals who wish to understand the perspectives from which Aboriginal individuals and communities may enter the therapeutic dialogue. It aims to supply health professionals with a toolkit to use when working with Aboriginal individuals and communities. Topics include: social, historic and political contexts, relevant health issues, how to mediate cultural differences, and ideas and examples regarding the development of health resources directed by and for Aboriginal peoples.</p>

A guide for health professionals working with Aboriginal peoples: executive summary

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Janet Smylie
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Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides an overview of the SOGC Policy Statements on Health Professionals Working with Aboriginal Peoples.

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<p>Includes bibliographical references. --- Review, Network Fall/Winter 2001/02: This series of articles is addressed to health professionals who wish to understand the perspectives from which Aboriginal individuals and communities may enter the therapeutic dialogue. It aims to supply health professionals with a toolkit to use when working with Aboriginal individuals and communities. Topics include: social, historic and political contexts, relevant health issues, how to mediate cultural differences, and ideas and examples regarding the development of health resources directed by and for Aboriginal peoples.</p>

Review of significant health care commissions and task forces in Canada since 1983-1984

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Douglas E. Angus
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Canadian Medical Association and Canadian Nurses Association
Publication Date: 
1991
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Identifies the commissions and task forces in Canada since 1983-1984 and designates their relevance and importance to the Canadian health care system. Also analyses significant findings and identifies common themes as well as discernible directions and trends affecting the acute care hospital sector.

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HEAS.A54 1991
ISBN 0919100570

Keeping Canadian values in health care: inclusion, diversity and social justice in health: newcomers from Kosovo

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Nova Scotia Council on Multicultural Health
Publisher: 
Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Identifies barriers to inclusion, diversity and social justice in health care services for newcomers. Discusses multicultural health policy based on diversity and inclusion.

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MCEWH IMWO.N69 1999
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Includes bibliographical references.

Women in health care: a backgrounder

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National Union Advisory Committee on Women's Issues
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National Union of Public and General Employees
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Nepean, On

Provides a historical perspective on women's experience with the health care system as well as some quick facts about why women tend to use the health care system more than men. Describes how men are often responsible for the health research and program implementation that impact women, which resultes in large and disturbing gaps in the provision of women's health care.

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WOMH.N36 2000

Canada's creeping economic apartheid

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Grace-Edward Galabuzi
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The Centre for Social Justice
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Documents how racism shapes the way Canada's non-white population lives and works in Canada. Demonstrates how racism is impacting multiple communities of racialised groups. Concludes with recommendations for the development of a National Urban Strategy that will target urban poverty with racialised community issues as a core part.

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DISC.E39 2001

The opportunity of adolescence: the health sector contribution

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Federal/Provincial/Territorial Advisory Committee on Population Health
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides extensive information about the specific health issues for adolescents. Using the determinants of health framework, describes the current health status for adolescents and identifies areas where certain youth have greater needs for information and support. Considers the importance of gender, ethnic and cultural differences in adolescent development and behaviours. Identifies opportunities for the health sector to take action to promote the healthy development of adolescents, building on the health sector's previous investments in early child development.

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ISBN 0662292421
TEEN.F43 2000

Removing the barriers to accessing care for lesbians

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The Mautner Project
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The Mautner Project for Lesbians with Cancer
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Washington, D.C.

Aims to build the skills of health care providers and promote change in health care institutions through training and technical assistance, as well as define the dimensions of culture and the principles of culturally competent medical care. Discusses the diversity of the population described as lesbian or women who partner with women. Lists individual, structural and institutional factors that affect access to health care and result in barriers to screening for breast cancer and cervical cancer among lesbians.

Lesbian health: current assessment and directions for the future

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Andrea L. Solarz
Insitute of Medicine Committee on Lesbian Health Research Priorities
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National Academy Press
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Washington, DC

Examines the current knowledge on lesbian health. Provides a thorough investigation of political pressures, community attitudes, and professional concerns in lesbian health.

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ISBN 0309065674
LEBH.L47 1999
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Includes bibliographical references and index. --- Review, Network Summer 2000: This book is the report of the Committee on Lesbian Health Research Priorities from the Institute of Medicine, a federally funded research initiative. It offers an examination of the current wisdom on lesbian health and a thorough investigation of political pressures, community attitudes, and professional concerns. It also looks at ways in which knowledge regarding lesbians could be transferred to other minorities and to the larger population of women.
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