Population health

Population health

Population and politics

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Anne Marie Smart
Edition: 
Vol 6, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1984
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article provides an overview of the United Nations Population Conference held in Mexico City. 

Population health intervention research casebook

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Translated Title: 
Recueil de cas de recherche interventionnelle en santé des populations
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Online
Publisher: 
Canadian Population Health Initiative (CPHI) of the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) Institute of Population and Public Health (IPPH) of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
Publication Date: 
2011
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Showcases population health intervention research (PHIR) in Canada with the over-arching theme of health equity. Organized and presented within three broad categories: exploring implementation processes that support PHIR; evaluating setting-specific programs; and researching multi-component, community-wide interventions. Explores the theoretical and methodological approaches used in the field of PHIR; demonstrates impact and lessons learned; illustrates uptake by program planners and policy decision-makers; and identifies implications for research, policy and practice.

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Visit their website to download or order a copy.
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ISBN: 978-1-100-18144-8
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Includes bibliographical references

Wellesley Institute

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Research
Advocacy
Policy development

The Wellesley Institute advances population health through rigorous research, pragmatic policy solutions, social innovation, and community action.

Primary Telephone: 
416-972-1010
Email Address: 
http://www.wellesleyinstitute.com/contact-us/
Street Address: 
45 Charles Street East, #101
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4Y 1S2
Country: 
Canada

Elementos para Elaborar un Perfil de Género y Salud

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Spanish
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Guidelines for Developing a Population Based Gender and Health Profile
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Online
Author: 
Margaret Haworth-Brockman
Harpa Isfeld
Publisher: 
Pan-American Health Organization
Publication Date: 
July 2009

Esta guía describe cómo elaborar y presentar un perfil de género para la formulación de políticas y la planificación sanitarias. El objetivo es usar los datos, la bibliografía pertinente y un análisis de género para mejorar la salud, los factores determinantes de la salud y el desempeño del sistema de salud.

Describes the information needed and the steps to take to present a profile of specific-or several-health -related issues, using a gender-based analysis. Follows the methods described in the 'Guidelines for Gender based Analysis of Health data for Decision Making'. Statistical information forms the basis for a gender analysis, which sensitizes planners and policy makers to health inequalities that are avoidable and unfair, and contributes to developing better programs and policies.

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Contact their office to order a copy. Also available online.
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Includes bibliographical references.

Guidelines for developing a population based gender and health profile

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Margaret Haworth-Brockman
Harpa Isfeld
Publisher: 
Pan-American Health Organization
Publication Date: 
July 2009

Describes the information needed and the steps to take to present a profile of specific-or several-health -related issues, using a gender-based analysis. Follows the methods described in the 'Guidelines for Gender based Analysis of Health data for Decision Making'. Statistical information forms the basis for a gender analysis, which sensitizes planners and policy makers to health inequalities that are avoidable and unfair, and contributes to developing better programs and policies.

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Contact their office to order a copy. Also available online.
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Includes bibliographical references.

Improving the health of Canadians: promoting healthy weights

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English
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Online
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Elizabeth Votta
Keith Denny
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Canadian Institute for Health Information
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Looks at the features of the environments in which we live, learn, work and play that make it easier-or harder-for us as Canadians to make choices that promote healthy weights.

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ISBN 1553927737 (PDF)
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Includes bibliographical references.

The right to health: a resource manual for NGOs

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English
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Online
Optical Media
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Commonwealth Medical Trust
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Offers practical advice on how to undertake the advocacy work and monitoring strategies that are involved in adopting a human rights approach to health.

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Includes bibliographical references.

What have we learned studying income inequality and population health?

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English
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Online
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Nancy A. Ross
Publisher: 
Canadian Institute for Health Information
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Looks at the relationship between income distribution and health. Reviews the chronology of studies on this subject, explores some of the differences between countries and examines research gaps.

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ISBN 1553925084
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Includes bibliographical references.

When social policy is health policy: why increasing poverty and low income threatens Canadians’ health and health care system

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English
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Online
Author: 
Dennis Raphael
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Canadian Review of Social Policy
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Illustrates the cardiovascular health threats posed to Canadian by increasing levels of poverty and low income. Link opens Word document.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Information and Knowledge for Optimal Health Project (the INFO Project)

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Educational Institution
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English
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Health promotion
Research
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Ensures that information, knowledge, and best practices for family planning and reproductive health are accessed by multiple audiences with different needs by working to achieve the following results: identify, synthesize, and make available information on useful and best approaches and findings, enhance local capacity to serve local information needs, and strengthen South-South and South-North knowledge communities and networks. Website contains publications and provides information about tools and services they provide.

Primary Telephone: 
410-659-6300
Email Address: 
webmaster@infoforhealth.org
Fax Number: 
410-659-6266
Street Address: 
Johns Hopkins University
Addt'l Street Address: 
310-111 Market Place
City: 
Baltimore
Province: 
Maryland
Postal/ZIP Code: 
MD 21202
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