Internet use

Internet use

Brigit's Notes

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Canadian Women's Health Network
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Winnipeg, MB

Brigit's Notes is an electronic bulletin full of great women's health news. This monthly bulletin will keep you informed about what's new on the the CWHN web site, including new policy initiatives, research, calls for submissions, events and conferences, new resources and updates on women's health issues and activism.

Women's health on the Internet

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M. Sandra Wood, ed.
Janet M. Coggan, ed.
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The Haworth Press, Inc.
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Gathers together information about the best web sites in women's health. General sites are represented along with specific sites. Topics range from adolescent health to menopause and aging women, from minority women's resources to women and sports. Information is included on how to evaluate material found on the Internet.

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ISBN 0789013010
WOMI.W66 2000 (CWHN Offices)
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The busy woman's guide to the Internet: activism and research on-line

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English
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Kelly Mannix
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International Women's Rights Project and the Centre and the Centre for Feminist Research
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides resources and inspiration for women to use the Internet to promote women's equality in human rights. Includes tips on how to get started on the Internet, getting acquainted with the World Wide Web (WWW), and how to be part of the Internet community.

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ADVO.M36 1999
ISBN 1550143824

Medical products and the Internet: WHO's guide to safe surfing

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Online
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Department of Essential Drugs and Medicines Policy, World Health Organization
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2001
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Geneva, Switaerland

Provides a guide to obtaining reliable, independent and comparable information on medical products on the World Wide Web. Developed in consultation with drug regulatory authorities, drug information experts, consumer organizations and the pharmaceutical industry.

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Women on listservs

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Online
Author: 
Celeste Wincapaw
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Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses how women's use of listservs can help share valuable health information.

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ISSN 14800039

What a tangled web we weave: the ups and downs of women working for change on the Net

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Online
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Scarlet Pollock
Jo Sutton
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Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses the upside and downside of women's groups using the Internet for communication, planning, finding information and creating new resources. Examines the Internet's limitations and its possibilities.

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ISSN 14800039

Proceed with caution: a report on the quality of health information on the Internet: report summary

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Online
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California HealthCare Foundation
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California HealthCare Foundation
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Oakland, CA

Provides a summary report of a study commissioned by California HealthCare Foundation to describe and evaluate health information available on the Internet, particularly English-language and Spanish-language search engines and web sites. Highlights the study's methods and overall findings. A more detailed description can be found in the Complete Study, posted on the Foundaiton's web site (http://ehealth.chcf.org).

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ISBN 1929008619

Report on Canada e-health 2000: from vision to action

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Amanda McDonald
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Minister of Public Works and Government Services
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides highlights from the two-and-a-half-day conference, Canada E-Health 2000: From Vision to Action held October 22-24, 2000, which brought together key health stakeholders to discuss progress in developing a national health infostructure and the challenges, priorities, and directions for the future.

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HEAS.R47 2000
ISBN 0662654536

Virtual organizing, real change: women's groups using the Internet

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English
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Scarlet Pollock
Jo Sutton
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Women'space
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents a compilation of stories from women's groups who are using the Internet in their work for women's equality.

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ADVO.P65 1997
ISBN 0968290108

Paving the highway to women's health

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Online
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Rachel Thompson
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Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses the Internet as effective tool in the areas of organizing and collective action, developping public policy, disseminating knowledge and sharing ideas.

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ISSN 14800039
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