Health care reform

Health care reform

Just the facts, ma'am... A women's guide for understanding evidence about health and health care

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Translated Title: 
Les faits, rien que les faits, m’dame…Lire et interpréter les données probantes sur la santé et les soins de santé
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Care Reform
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Paper
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Author: 
National Coordinatig Group on Health Care Reform and Women
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National Coordinating Group on Health Care Reform and Women
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents tools women can use to assess arguments and evidence about women, health, and health care reforms.

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ISBN 0973311789
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Includes bibliographical references.

What evidence is there about the effects of health care reforms on gender equity, particularly in health?

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English
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Health Evidence Network
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Copenhagen, Denmark

Assesses the impact of four key health care reforms - decentralization, financing, privatization and priority setting - on gender equity in health.

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Includes bibliographical references.

The epidemiology of mental illness in Canada

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English
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Julio Arboleda-Flórez
Publisher: 
Canadian Public Policy
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Calgary, AB

Argues that the diversity of mental health needs is as important as the prevalence of needs.

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Includes bibliographical references.

A national strategy for mental health: who cares?

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English
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Author: 
Barbara Everett
Publisher: 
Canadian Public Policy
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Calgary, AB

Looks at why people care about mental health issues, or not, and how this can change.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Fighting stigma and discrimination is fighting for mental health

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English
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Author: 
Healther Stuart
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Canadian Public Policy
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Calgary, AB

Reviews the origins of stigma and discrimination and the main cansequences for people with mental illness, and those around them.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Positioning Canada's mental health and addiction systems: a discussion paper

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Pierre Beauséjour
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Canadian Public Policy
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Calgary, AB

Argues that the federal government must lead consensus building toward an action plan regarding what works best in the delivery of mental health and addiction services.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Foundational elements for mental health reform in Canada

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English
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Author: 
Elliot M. Goldner
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Canadian Public Policy
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Calgary, AB

Argues that the federal government should assume leadership in areas of mental health services such as forecasting shortages and coordinating efforts to maintain resources across Canada.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Supporting the families of the mentally ill

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English
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Craig Jones
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Canadian Public Policy
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Calgary, AB

Argues that, absent a strategy that support family members, mental health recovery in any meaningful sense is much harder.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Organizational implications of promoting effective evidence-based interventions for people with severe mental illness

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Eric Latimer
Publisher: 
Canadian Public Policy
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Calgary, AB

Presents a model for a more effective system of care for people with severe mental illness.

No simple solutions for complex needs

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English
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Deborah Elliott
Publisher: 
Canadian Public Policy
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Calgary, AB

Examines a system that responds to the recovery and support needs of persons with a psychiatric condition plus an intellectual disability or addiction.

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