Primary care

Primary care

Every woman matters: a report on accessing primary health care for Black Women and Women of Colour in Ontario

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Women's Health in Women's Hands
Publication Date: 
2011
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Highlights the voices of racialized women and their experiences with the healthcare system in Ontario, and their recommendations for improving their access to primary healthcare in Ontario. Summarizes the outcomes from a literature review, research study and pilot program developed as part of the project, A Collaborative Process to Achieve Access to Primary Health Care for Black Women and Women of Colour

Created in collaboration with The University of Toronto Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, and with the support of several community based partners including Parkdale Community Health Centre, Rexdale Community Health Centre, Planned Parenthood Toronto and Sistering - A Woman’s Place.

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Visit their website to download a copy.
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 978-0-9736431-7-6
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

'Me, I'm living it': the primary health care experiences of women who use drugs in Vancouver's downtown eastside

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English
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British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
VANDU Women CARE Team
Publisher: 
BC Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2009
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Summarizes the findings of The VANDU Women's Clinic Action Research for Empowerment Project (VANDU Women CARE), this report provides insight into the primary health care experiences of women who use illicit drugs in the DTES, and highlights implications for improving health policy and service delivery.

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Contact office for a copy. Also available online.

Better practices in collaborative mental health care: an analysis of the evidence base

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Marilyn A Craven
Roger Bland
Publisher: 
Canadian Collaborative Mental Health Initiative
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Mississauga, ON

Provides a systematic review of the experimental literature in order to identify better practices in collaborative mental health care in the primary care setting.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1896014747

Transgender primary medical care: suggested guidelines for clinicians in British Columbia

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English
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Jamie L Feldman
Joshua Goldberg
Publisher: 
Transgender Health Program
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Provides guidelines and information to assist the primary medical care provider (family physician or nurse) to give appropriate care to their transgender patients.

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Getting trans-competent care: how to work with your nurse or doctor

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Olivia Ashbee
Joshua Mira Goldberg
Publisher: 
Transgender Health Program
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Examines what's involved in transgendered primary health care, and gives suggestions of ways to find trans-competent care.

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Identifying better practices for collaborative mental health care in primary health care. An analysis of the evidence base

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Marilyn A Craven
Roger Bland
Publisher: 
Canadian Collaborative Mental Health Initiative
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Mississauga, ON

Identifies better practices to enhance and develop collaborative activities in primary health care by policy makers, providers and other key stakeholders.

Preventive care in context: listening to women

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Tina Wasan
Publisher: 
Women's Health: Research and Practice Issues for Canadian Physicians
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Argues that successful preventive care for women must take into account the social, political and economic context of women's lives.

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Rural, remote and northern women: where you live matters to your health

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Canadian Health Network
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents the distinct challenges to health that rural, remote, and Northern women face. Identifies ways to help women affect change and take charge of their health.

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Includes bibliographical references.

De dwa da dehs nye>s Aboriginal Health Centre Brantford

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Clinical or health care services

Focuses on preventive and primary health care that includes physicians, nurse practitioners, traditional healing and other primary health services, advocacy, outreach, health promotions and education.

Primary Telephone: 
519-752-4320
Email Address: 
info@aboriginalhealthcentre.com
Fax Number: 
519-752-6096
Street Address: 
36 King St
City: 
Brantford
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
N3T 3C5
Internal Notes : 
Updated December 2011

Primary health care reform and women

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English
Translated Title: 
La réforme des soins primaires et les femmes
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Care Reform
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Pat Armstrong
Karen Grant
Madeline Boscoe
Kay Willson
Barbara Clow
Ann Pederson
Beth Jackson
Publisher: 
National Coordinating Group on Health Care Reform and Women
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines primary health care reforms and their impact on women and their health. Argues that they are about women’s work even though women are not the ones making most of the decisions.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0973311746
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