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How being black and female affects your health

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Women's Health Matters
Publication Date: 
2007

Discusses how the health of many Black women is affected in a negative way by factors such as gender, culture, poverty, racism, and increased risk of certain diseases. Describes how some Black women do not have access to culturally competent healthcare – that is, healthcare that meets their social, cultural and linguistic needs.

Métis women's health and wellbeing: regional meeting , Telus Centre for Professional Development, University of Alberta

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English
Owning Org: 
Aboriginal
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
Publisher: 
Aboriginal Women's Health and Healing Research Group
Publication Date: 
2006

Discusses experiences, key issues, priorities and recommendations for Métis women's health and wellbeing.

Gender, migration and citizenship resources project

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English
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Online
Author: 
Vijay Agnew
Kimberley Eastman
Radhika Hettiarachchi
Annis Karpenko
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Bibliography and literature review includes articles published in refereed journals since 1990 and some reports where gender, citizenship, migration, and health intersect in discussions of women.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Air pollution and active transportation

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Health Canada, Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety, Safe Environments
Publisher: 
Health Canada, Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety, Safe Environments
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Describes how active or human powered transportation reduces air pollution and improves over all health. Lists causes of air pollution and how individuals can protect themselves from air pollution.

Bureau de la santé et l'inforoute

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Policy development
Services d'information et de références
Élaboration de politiques

Works collaboratively with its Health Canada partners, Government of Canada departments, provincial/territorial governments, and other stakeholders to: develop policies/guidelines; contribute to the development of standards; research domestic/international developments; provide strategic advice; develop awareness about the benefits of adopting technology; and, identify/share best practices and lessons learned. Provides a e-resource centre that gathers and disseminates information on health-related ICTs, and provides information about the work of OHIH and its partners. // Travaille en collaboration avec ses partenaires à Santé Canada, dans d'autres ministères fédéraux ainsi qu'avec les gouvernements provinciaux et territoriaux et les représentants d'autres paliers de compétence régionaux pour : élaborer des politiques et des lignes directrices; contribuer à l'établissement de normes; documenter les progrès accomplis au pays et à l'échelle internationale; donner des conseils stratégiques; faire connaître les avantages de l'adoption des technologies; et, relever et partager les meilleures pratiques et les leçons retenues. Fournit accès à un centre de ressource sur la cybersanté qui recueillit et diffuse l'information sur l'utilisation des TIC dans le domaine de la santé, et offre de l'information sur le travail du BSI et de ses partenaires.

Primary Telephone: 
613-957-0706
Email Address: 
ohih-bsi@hc-sc.gc.ca
Fax Number: 
613-952-3226
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-888-636-9897
Street Address: 
Pièce 1342, Édifice Vanguard
Addt'l Street Address: 
171, rue Slater
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1A 0K9
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url (http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ohih-bsi/) does not appear valid multiple languages found - // in abstract Updated February 1, 2010.

Poverty and health: links to action: proceedings report

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English
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Canadian Institute for Health Information
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides a summary of the proceedings of a Roundtable on Poverty and Health held by the Canadian Population Health Initiative (CPHI) on March 26, 2002. The roundtable was undertaken as part of a larger effort to address the theme of poverty and health.

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ISBN 1553922530 (PDF)
ISBN 1553922611 (Collected Papers)

Australian Government, Department of Health and Ageing

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Governmental Body
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English
Services Provided: 
Clinical or health care services

Look after the health and wellbeing of the community, the funds entrusted to the Department by the Australian people, and the priorities of the Ministerial team and the Government.

Primary Telephone: 
02 6289 1555
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
02 6281 6946
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1800 020 103
Street Address: 
GPO Box 9848
City: 
Canberra, ACT
Postal/ZIP Code: 
2601

Insight Information Company

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Organization Type: 
Business
Services Provided: 
Consulting
Training
Publisher

Provides continuing education for senior executives and professionals throughout Canada and the United States. Insight conferences focus on cutting edge business, legal and regulatory issues in the following areas: Corporate Finance, Law, Health Care, Insurance, Human Resources, Taxation, Oil and Gas, Environment, Energy, Construction, Aboriginal, Government and more.

Primary Telephone: 
(416) 777-2020
Email Address: 
talk@insightinfo.com
Fax Number: 
(416) 777-1292
Street Address: 
214 King Street West, Suite 300
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5H 3S6

25 questions & answers on health & human rights

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Helena Nygren-Krug
Publisher: 
World Health Organization (WHO)
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Uses a series of 25 questions to illustrate the relationship between health and human rights. Questions fall within categories of health and human rights norms and standards, integrating human rights in health, and health and human rights in a broader context.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAE.N94 2002
ISBN 9241545690
ISSN 16841700

Association canadienne pour la santé des adolescents

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Research
Advocacy
Groupe de pression
Recherche

Promotes interest in adolescent health, facilitates cooperation, promotes research, and serves as an advocate for adolescent health issues. Website includes selected issues of the Association’s newsletter. Vise à promouvoir la santé, l'éducation et le bien-être des adolescents. Facilite la collaboration entre les différents intervenants. Expose les développements en recherche et se porte à la défense des droits et des services pour adolescents. Le site comprend quelques numéros de la publication Pro-Ado.

Primary Telephone: 
514-345-9959
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
acsacaah@globetrotter.net
Fax Number: 
514-345-4778
Street Address: 
Sainte-Justine Hospital 7th Floor, 2nd bloc, 3175 Côte Sainte-Catherine
City: 
Montréal
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
H3T 1C5
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