Biotechnology

Biotechnology

Silent measures: disability and the Canadian Biotechnology Strategy

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Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Catherine Frazee
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Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2002
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Ottawa, ON

Draws attention to the measurements that inform health research and policy making. Questions the notion of the "ideal citizen" that underpins the Strategy, suggesting it implicitly excludes people with disabilities.

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ISSN 14963612
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Includes bibliographical references.

Does gender count?: Differences in English-Canadian beliefs, attitudes and behaviours towards breast cancer and infertility: des

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
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Gina Feldberg
Lisa Strohschein
Karen R. Grant
Dominika Wranik-Lohrenz
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National Network on Environments and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Aims to provide an empirical framework for statements about Canadian attitudes towards, or use of, technologies and complementary care.

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NNEWH GEND.F45 2001
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Includes bibliographical references.

Biotechnology, women and health

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Online
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Alice Miller
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Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Takes a closer look at the Canadian Biotechnology Strategy, and it's possible impacts and effects on women's health.

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ISSN 14800039

Biotechnology, genetic engineering and GMOs

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Lorelei Bourrier
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Network/Le Réseau
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2000
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Winnipeg, MB

Provides a brief description of biotechnology, genetic engineering and genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

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ISSN 14800039

Health sector consultation document: renewal of the Canadian biotechnology strategy

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Health Canada
Industry Canada
Medical Research Council
National Research Council
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Canadian Biotechnology Strategy
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Addresses specific issues of the Canadian Biotechnology Strategy renewal pertaining to the health sector. Raises a number of consultation questions on which views are being sought within the areas of: health protection, health industries, and health sciences.

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ISBN 0662632966
NRGT.H43 1998

Biotechnology and the new genetics: what it means for women's health

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Anne Rochon Ford
Working Group on Women, Health and the New Genetics
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Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines assumptions about biotechnology and the new genetics for Canadians as a whole and for women in particular. Provides a brief overview of "biotechnology" and the "new genetics" and their implications for women's health. Examines two main areas of concern - agricultural biotechnology and biotechnology in health care and medicine.

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Includes glossary and bibliographical references.

The gender of genetic futures: the Canadian biotechnology strategy, women and health

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Online
Author: 
Fiona Miller
Lorna Weir
Roxanne Mykitiuk
Patricia Lee
Susan Sherwin
Working Group on Women, Health and the New Genetics
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National Network on Environments and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Incorporates pre-circulated statements, plenary presentations and respondent commentary prepared for the workshop. Most of the Workshop materials are included in this collection.

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NNEWH NRGT.G46 2000
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Includes bibliographical references.

Shifting connections: a report on emerging federal policy relating to women's health, the new genetics and biotechnology

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Online
Author: 
Constance MacIntosh
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides a policy primer, of value to experts and novices wishing to gain insight into the range of Canadian government activities which bear on the way that biotechnologies will impact on women and their health.

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NNEWH NRGT.M33 1999
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Includes bibliographical references.

Missing pieces: not-so-public biotech consultations

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Online
Author: 
Kristine Hirschkorn
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Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Reports on the roundtable discussions held in April and May 1998 around the national strategy to guide biotechnology developments in Canada.

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ISSN 14800039
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