Newfoundland and Labrador

Newfoundland and Labrador

Midwives and healers : the newfoundland experience

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Cecilia Benoit
Edition: 
Vol 4, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1983
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is the product of knitting together the collective knowledge of women in outport Newfoundland to gain a deeper understanding of the history of women healers. Highlights the special role of the midwife. 

 


 


The path to the good life: a report on the Aboriginal women's conference

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Women's Policy Office
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
St. John's, NF

Provides a report of the provincial Aboriginal Women Conference took place in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland from March 13 th -15th, 2006.

Nuluaq Project

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Inuktitut
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Research
Community education/development

Works to improve the coordination of abuse prevention services and resources in Inuit communities. Conducts research, provides a national Inuit database for abuse prevention and women's shelters and shares information with the public.

Primary Telephone: 
613-238-3977
Email Address: 
nuluaq@pauktuutit.ca
Fax Number: 
613-238-1787
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-667-0749
Street Address: 
400-56 Sparks St
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1P 5A9

Hammer and nails project: women and housing issues: action research report

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Jane Robinson
Publisher: 
St. John's Status of Women Council
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
St. John's, NL

Examines gender issues of low income women looking for safe and secure housing in St. John’s, Newfoundland.

Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Women working in small workplaces

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Media Type: 
Online
Paper
Author: 
Agnieszka Kosny
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Reports on a research project that studied women's experiences in small workplaces in Newfoundland.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14963612
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Elizabeth Fry Society of Newfoundland and Labrador

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Represents and fosters the community's interest and responsibility to women who are in conflict with the law. Facilitates the empowerment of women and to address the reasons why women come into conflict with the law.

Primary Telephone: 
(709) 753-0220
Fax Number: 
(709) 753-3817

Association of Midwives of Newfoundland and Labrador

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Clinical or health care services

Provides professional information for midwives, and promotes the recognition of the role of midwives.

Primary Telephone: 
709-777-8140
Street Address: 
Rm 107 Centre for Nursing Studies Southcott Hall 100 Forest Rd
City: 
St. John's
Province: 
Newfoundland
Postal/ZIP Code: 
A1A 1E5

The Newfoundland and Labrador midwifery consultation meeting: final report

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English
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Christine Saulnier
Publisher: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Presents a summary of the discussions at the Newfoundland and Labrador Midwifery Consultation Meeting, which examined the status of midwifery legislation in this province.

St. John's Native Friendship Centre Association

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Counselling

Assists Aboriginal people living in and visiting the St. John's area in obtaining access to Health Care, Social, Legal, and Education services, and to facilities which are not available in their own communities. Provides transportation, aids in securing accommodations, arranges training programs, organizes volunteer visits to those confined to hospitals and other institutions, and secures the provision of translators and interpreters.

Primary Telephone: 
709-726-5902
Email Address: 
mail@stjohnsnativefriendshipcentre.com
Fax Number: 
709-762-3557
Street Address: 
716 Water St
City: 
St. John's
Province: 
Newfoundland
Postal/ZIP Code: 
A1E 1C1

St. John's Status of Women Council & Women's Centre

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

Forms an organization that promotes the social, economic and personal equality of women in Newfoundland and Labrador. Dedicated to the empowerment of all women while working within a feminist framework.

Primary Telephone: 
(709) 753-0220
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@margueritesplace.ca
Fax Number: 
(709) 753-3817
Street Address: 
150 LeMarchant Road
City: 
St. John's
Province: 
Newfoundland
Postal/ZIP Code: 
A1A 2H2
Internal Notes : 
Multiple Email found: "http://www.sjswc.ca/ and sjswc@nfld.com"
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