Socioeconomic conditions

Socioeconomic conditions

Rachel’s story: an excerpt from silver threads

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Doris Marshall
Edition: 
Vol 8, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This story shares one woman's experience of growing old. Describes and analyses the economic, political, social and physical forces that affect all of us as we grow older. 

The Children’s Fitness Tax Credit: Less than meets the eye

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Online
Author: 
Sheila Block
Publisher: 
Network
Publication Date: 
Spring/Summer 2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg

Discusses how the Children's Fitness Tax Credit may unfairly advantage some Canadian families and leave others behind. As well, how the design of the tax credit does not take into account differences in participation in physical activity by gender.

Sexual violence and dislocation in women's acquisition of HIV in Manitoba

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Iris McKeown
JA Hildes
Sharon Reid
Pam Orr
Shelley Turner
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the relationship between violence, engagement in risk behaviours, HIV exposure, and economic conditions.

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

Reducing health disparities: roles of the health sector: discussion paper

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Steven Lewis
Katherine Frohlich
Nancy Ross
Susan Swanson
Diane Kinnon
Publisher: 
Public Health Agency of Canada
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses factors associated with health disparities in Canada, including socio-economic status (SES), Aboriginal identity, gender and geographic location.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662693132
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

The impact of poverty on pregnant women: a guide for program managers

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Best Start: Ontario's Maternal, Newborn and Early Child Development Resource Centre
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents resources to assist program managers in supporting their frontline staff that works with pregnant women living in poverty.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Consejo internacional de salud para los pueblos

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

Forms an informal coalition of persons, groups and networks committed to working for the health and rights of disadvanted people. It's vision is to advance toward health for all - viewing health in the broad sense of physical, mental, social, economic, and environmental well-being.

Email Address: 
iphc@cablenet.com.ni
Fax Number: 
505-2662225
Street Address: 
Apartado #3267
City: 
Managua, Nicaragua

Women's economic independence and security: a federal/provincial/territorial strategic framework

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English
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Online
Author: 
Federal/Provincial/Territorial Ministers Responsible for the Status of Women (Canada)
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents a strategic framework for Canadian ministers responsible for the status of women to create policies that would improve economic gender equality.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
GEND.F43 2001
ISBN 0662655427
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<p>Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: L'autonomie et la sécurité économiques des femmes : un cadre stratégique fédéral, provincial et territorial.</p>

Social investment in New Brunswick

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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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Paper
Online
Author: 
Mary Simpson
Publisher: 
Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Shows case studies of social investment. Discusses challenges, strengths and values of each case.

ISBN/ISSN: 
MCEWH COMM.S56 2000
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
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