Gender specific health services

Gender specific health services

The gender and health collaborative curriculum project (GHCCP)

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This site, sponsored by the Ontario Women’s Council, offers online tutorials to help health professionals learn about why and how to use sex-and gender-based concepts and approaches in medical practice and health research.

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Includes bibliographical references.

An invisible epidemic: the implications of gender neutrality for managing HIV/AIDS in low-incidence countries

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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
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Barbara Clow
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses the role of gender in the HIV/AIDS pandemic and calls for amended health care and social policy responses to the needs and experiences of women and men.

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ISSN 14963612
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Includes bibliographical references.

Women, mental health, mental illness and addiction in Canada: an overview

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
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Ad Hoc Working Group on Women, Mental Health, Mental Illness and Addictions
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Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2006
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Winnipeg, MB

Provides information about issues in women’s mental health, illness and addictions, such as women-centred care, trauma and violence, depression, and more, and makes recommendations for the next steps.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Mergers and acquisitions: making them work for women

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
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Author: 
Lorraine Greaves
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses the sex- and gender-specific issues regarding women and mental health, substance use and addition.

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ISSN 14963612

Women-centred health research: a strategy for BC Women's

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BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre
Publication Date: 
2004
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Vancouver, BC

Describes the framework, philosophy and strategic priorities for developing women’s health research at British Columbia Women’s Hospital and Health Centre.

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Includes bibliographical references.

What is woman-centered comprehensive abortion care?

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English
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Online
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Alyson G. Hyman
Anu Kumar
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Ipas
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Chapel Hill, NC

Describes woman-centred comprehensive abortion care as a model of care that includes a range of medical and related health services to support women.

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Why gender and women’s health?

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World Health Organization
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World Health Organization
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2004
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Geneva, Switzerland

Describes why the WHO department devoted to gender and health also has a special role as an advocate for women’s health.

Gender, AIDS and ARV therapies: ensuring women gain equitable access to drugs within U.S. funded treatment initiatives

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Center for Health and Gender Equity
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Center for Health and Gender Equity
Publication Date: 
2004
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Tacoma Park, MD

Identifies necessary elements to consider when deciding who should receive the very limited AIDS and antiretroviral (ARV) treatment programs promised to developing countries by the US. Suggests that in order to ensure social equity, US government should provide access to marginalized and vulnerable communities particularly girls and women. Provides a list of guidelines for population selection and program implementation.

Hearing women's voices: a woman-specific HIV prevention project

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Planned Parenthood Fredericton
Publication Place: 
Fredericton, NB

Provides a resource kit on HIV/AIDS for service providers who work with women.

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AIDS.P53

Hospital report 2002. Women's health: an excerpt of hospital report 2002: acute care

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University of Toronto, The Hospital Report Research Collaborative
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides an analysis of how women use and benefit from the care and treatment they receive in acute care hospitals in Ontario, and how this differs from that received by men.

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HEAS.H67 2003
ISBN 0772787220
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