Economic determinants

Economic determinants

Achieving health for all: the epp report

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
DArcy McKillop Farlow
Edition: 
Vol 8, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article examines The Epp Report. Discuses the proposed movement from the individual model. Illustrates the value of the report in terms of health promotion and health strategies.

Insurance you can’t collect

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Victor Schwartzman
Edition: 
Vol 1, No. 3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1980
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses women’s experiences of accessing Unemployment Insurance and iIlness Benefits; shares the story of Stella Bliss, a Vancouver office worker who was fired for being pregnant in 1977, discusses how higher unemployment often translates to tighter regulations, gives advices to women in the paid labour force.

 

National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health

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Governmental Body
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English
Français
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Research
Policy development

One of six National Collaborating Centres created by the Public Health Agency of Canada to form a key part of the Government of Canada's commitment to renew and strengthen public health in Canada. The NCCDH focuses on the social and economic factors that influence the health of Canadians. The Centre translates and shares information and evidence about the social determinants of health with front-line public health practitioners, policymakers and researchers – individuals who need this information to make evidence-informed practice, planning, policy and research decisions.

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(902) 867-6134
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Email Address: 
nccdh@stfx.ca
Fax Number: 
(902) 867-6130
Street Address: 
St. Francis Xavier University
Addt'l Street Address: 
2400 Mount Saint Bernard, Camden 116, 2nd Floor, PO Box 5000
City: 
Antigonish
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B2G 2W5
Country: 
Canada

Prosperity for the majority: toward economic security for women

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English
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Online
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YWCA Canada
Publication Date: 
2010

Pre-Budget Submission to the House Standing Committee on Finance calling for a National Housing Strategy with a gender lens, funding for women’s housing in Northern Canada, funding for programs serving homeless women, coordinated policies for violence against women, and increased federal transfer payments for legal aid.

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Available online.
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Includes bibliographical references.

Widowhood: consequences on income for senior women

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English
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Online
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Chris Li
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Statistics Canada
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Analyzes the impact of widowhood on income, as well as changes in the low-income rate and the sources of income among women 65 years of age and over between 1990 and 2001.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Annotated bibliography of Aboriginal women's health and healing research

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Aboriginal
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
Paper
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Marlyn Bennett
Aboriginal Women's Health and Healing Research Group
Publisher: 
Aboriginal Women's Health and Healing Research Group
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Provides an interdisciplinary overview of Canadian research literature on issues respecting Aboriginal women, health and healing. Identifies gaps between existing research and community concerns.

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AWHHRG ABGN.B46 2005
ISBN 0973997605
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Includes bibliographical references.

Turning the tide: why acting on inequity can help reduce chronic disease

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Atlantic Regional Office of the Public Health Agency of Canada
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Provides a tool kit that explores the links between inequity and chronic disease.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Public policy and the participation of rural Nova Scotia women in the new economy

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Ann Manicom
Janet Rhymes
Nan Armour
Doreen Parsons
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Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Indicates that the greatest challenges to women's full participation in the new economy are in economic and social policies that are inadequate, exclusionary and do not pay enough attention to rural women.

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ISBN 0662403436 (PDF)
ISBN 0662403444 (HTML)
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Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: La politique gouvernementale et la participation des femmes des régions rurales de la Nouvelle-Écosse à la nouvelle économie.

Economic costs of mental disorders and addictions

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
HereToHelp.bc.ca
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Looks at the financial burdens mental health disorders and addictions can have on individuals, as well as workplaces and society as a whole.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Aging in poverty in canada

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English
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National Advisory Council on Aging
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the issues that impact on the economic vulnerability of seniors and offers recommendations.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662690559
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Series: Seniors on the Margins Includes bibliographical references.
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