Diversity

Diversity

Changing institutional agendas in health care

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Yasmin Jiwani
Publisher: 
FREDA Centre for Research on Violence against Women and Children
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Focuses on the issues of inclusion, diversity, and social justice in the health care system. Argues that the current health care system is deeply gendered, raced, and classed. Highlights the impact of violence and racism on health and well-being and compares different models of culturally appropriate health care services.

Celebrating our cultural diversity

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English
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Online
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Kristin Jenkins
Publisher: 
Canadian Health Network
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides current immigration statistical information. Contends that multi-culturalism brings a strength and uniqueness to Canadian society. Includes a list of ethnic and religious holidays and festivals.

Aspects of women's health from a minority/diversity perspective

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English
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Paper
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Publisher: 
Health Canada, Women's Health Bureau
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses the health issues that have a unique impact on the life chances of immigrant, racial minority and refugee women in Canada. Prepared for the Canada-U.S.A. Women's Health Forum, Ottawa, ON, 1996 (CANUSA).

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Includes bibliographical references.

Celebrating diversity, respecting differences

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Camelita McGrath
Publisher: 
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Women's Policy Office
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
St. John's, NL

Discusses how different stereotypes serve to oppress individuals. Focuses on sexism, racism, heterosexism, ableism, ageism and classism as examples of how oppression occurs. Concludes with a list of community resources that can be used to fight oppression. Handbook aimed at the general public.

ISBN/ISSN: 
DISC.M54 2000
ISBN 1551461218

Keeping Canadian values in health care symposium

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English
Translated Title: 
La préservation des valeurs canadiennes au Symposium sur les soins de santé
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Moving Towards Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Provides a synopsis of the major highlights and recommendations forwarded during a symposium examining the multicultural health services in Nova Scotia.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ACEWH IMWO.M68 2000

Commonwealth Fund

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Governmental Body
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English
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Research
Advocacy
Publisher

Supports independent research on health and social issues and makes grants to improve health care practice and policy. Helps people become more informed about their health care, and improves care for vulnerable populations such as children, elderly people, low-income families, minority Americans, and the uninsured.

Primary Telephone: 
(212) 606-3800
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Email Address: 
cmwf@cmwf.org
Fax Number: 
(212) 606-3500
Street Address: 
One East 75 Street
City: 
New York
Province: 
New York
Postal/ZIP Code: 
10021

Diverse communities, common concerns: assessing health care quality for minority Americans. Findings from the Commonwealth Fund

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English
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Author: 
Karen Scott Collins
Dora L. Hughes
Michelle M. Doty
Brett L. Ives
Jennifer N. Edwards
Katie Tenney
Publisher: 
Commonwealth Fund
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Focuses on the differences in care experiences among whites, Hispanics, African Americans and Asian Americans. Demonstrates that on a wide range of health care quality measures, minority Americans do not fare as well as whites.

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Network/Le Réseau Summer 2001

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
Paper
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Special issue: Women's Health and Diversity, part 2.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039

Network/Le Réseau Spring 2001

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
Paper
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Special issue: Women's health and diversity, part 1.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039

Beyond inclusion: diversity in women's health research

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English
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
Author: 
Wanda Thomas Bernard
Publisher: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Examines the everyday reality of diversity and the interlocking nature of oppression and the impact on women's health.

Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
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