Health protection

Health protection

Improving population health, health promotion, disease prevention and health protection services and programs for Aboriginal peo

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Dianne Kinnon
Kinnon Consulting
National Aboriginal Health Organization
Publisher: 
National Aboriginal Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Identifies key issues of concern and recommendations for follow-up to improve population health, health protection, health promotion, and disease prevention services and programs for Aboriginal people.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.K56 2002
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

No life without pills?: the medicalisation of daily life

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Hedwig Diekwisch
Christiane Fischer
Jörg Schaaber
BUKO Pharma-Kampagne
German Federal Congress of Development Action Groups (BUKO)
Irene Grevelding
Publisher: 
BUKO Pharma-Kampagne = BUKO Pharma Campaign
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Bielefeld, DE

Examines problems of pharmaceuticals and their overuse in Germany, defined as the problem of medicalisation. Compares and contrasts effects in some Third World southern countries. Encourages consumer awareness and skepticism.

ISBN/ISSN: 
PHAR.N65 2002

Keeping tabs on drug reactions

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English
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Online
Author: 
Kathleen O'Grady
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Explains why PharmaWatch and Women and Health Protection are calling on Health Canada to establish a more effective system for reporting and monitoring adverse drug reactions.

Reforming health protection and promotion in Canada: time to act

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English
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Online
Author: 
Michael Kirby
Publisher: 
The Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines and reports on the infrastructure and governance of the public health system in Canada, as well as on Canada’s ability to respond to public health emergencies arising from outbreaks of infectious disease.

Medical Reform Group

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Services Provided: 
Advocacy

Forms an organization of physicians, medical students and others committed to ensuring access to high quality health care for all Canadians.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-787-5246
Email Address: 
medicalreform@sympatico.ca
Fax Number: 
416-782-9054
Street Address: 
Box 40074
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5B 4K4

Centre for Development and Population Activities

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Training
Community education/development
Advocacy

Forms an international nonprofit organization committed to improving the lives of women and girls worldwide.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
202-667-1142
Email Address: 
cmail@cedpa.org
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Fax Number: 
202-332-4496
Street Address: 
800-1133 21st St NW
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20036

Pills for "prevention" vs. the precautionary principle

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English
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Online
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Breast Cancer Action
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
San Francisco, CA

Examines how the precautionary principle focuses on the fundamental changes in public policy that will ultimately be necessary to achieve true cancer prevention.

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Newly developed drugs pose more dangers for patients

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English
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Online
Author: 
Gordon Guyatt
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Explains that unexpected serious reactions often turn up after a drug appears on the market and that it can take years of use before doctors discover serious drug toxicity.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Safety first: women and health protection

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
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Online
Paper
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents cautions to regulators, consumers, practitioners, and researchers to learn from the past in order to protect women’s health in the future.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14963612

Hormone therapy: health protection lessons from the Women's Health Initiative

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Sharon Batt
Publisher: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines the results of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study regarding hormone replacement therapy.

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