Evidence-based practices

Evidence-based practices

CIHR-funded initiative aims to bridge media and academic health policy research

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Un projet financé par les IRSC vise à rapprocher les médias et le milieu de la recherche sur les politiques de santé
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Rebecca Cheung
Edition: 
Network Magazine
Publisher: 
CWHN
Publication Date: 
2013
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First published by Troy Media Feb. 3, 2012

Explains the intent of the Canadian Policy Research Network’s website EvidenceNetwork.ca. The goal of this non-partisan network and it’s accompanying website is to link journalists with experts on high profile health policy issues.

The WHO reproductive health library

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World Health Organization
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

An electronic review journal that takes the best available evidence on sexual and reproductive health from Cochrane systematic reviews and presents it as practical actions for clinicians (and policy-makers) to improve health outcomes, especially in developing countries.

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Available online.

World Health Organization Reproductive Health Library

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All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
Spanish
Chinese
Arabic
Russian
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Research
Advocacy

The WHO Reproductive Health Library (RHL) is an electronic review journal published by the Department of Reproductive Health and Research at WHO Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. RHL takes the best available evidence on sexual and reproductive health from Cochrane systematic reviews and presents it as practical actions for clinicians (and policy-makers) to improve health outcomes, especially in developing countries.

National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases

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Women with particular health conditions
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English
Français
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Health promotion
Research
Community education/development
Promotion de la santé

The National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCCID) is one of six centres funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada.  The six centres form a network across Canada, each hosted by a different institution and focusing on a different topic in public health.

Our primary functions are:

  • Knowledge synthesis, translation and exchange to incorporate evidence from research and experience into policy and practice
  • Identification of knowledge gaps in research and practice
  • Network development among the NCCs and other existing networks and organizations to support the use of evidence in decision –making and the various governance structures for public health.
Primary Telephone: 
204-943-0051
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Email Address: 
nccid@icid.com
Fax Number: 
204-946-0927
Street Address: 
413-455 Ellice Ave
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
MB
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3B 3P5
Country: 
Canada

Contraception methods for HIV-positive women and women at risk for HIV

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Méthodes de contraception à l’intention des femmes séropositives pour le VIH et des femmes à risque pour le VIH
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Online
Author: 
National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases
Publisher: 
National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases
Publication Date: 
2010
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

A factsheet on contraception and HIV positive women stating that women should be offered a wide range of contraceptive methods in order to make informed choices regarding reproduction. Twenty-five percent of Women Living with HIV/AIDS (WHA) worldwide have an unmet need for contraception.

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The ‘POWER’ to Improve Women’s Health

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Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Jean Kammermayer
Arlene Bierman
Edition: 
Vol. 11, N. 1
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
Fall/Winter 2008/2009
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses the POWER Study in Ontario, which is producing an evidence-based tool to help policy-makers, health-care providers, and consumers improve health and reduce health inequities among women and men of Ontario.

Myth: early detection is good for everyone

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Canadian Health Services Research Foundation
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Debates the validity of all early detection screening tests.

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Includes bibliographical references.

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

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English
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Online
Author: 
Marilyn A Craven
Roger Bland
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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

Web-based resources providing summaries and syntheses of evidence pertinent to the Canadian healthcare system

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English
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Online
Author: 
Diane Gagnon
Irving Gold
Patrycja Maksalon
Maria Judd
Julie Villeneuve
Susan Law
John Lavis
Jeremy Grimshaw
Publisher: 
Canadian Health Services Research Foundation
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents a list of selected free web-based resources considered to be reliable sources of scientific evidence and information relevant to the Canadian healthcare system.

What is the effectiveness of antenatal care? (Supplement)

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English
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Online
Author: 
Simona Di Mario
Vittorio Basevi
Gianfranco Gori
Daniela Spettoli
Publisher: 
Health Evidence Network
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Copenhagen, Denmark

Provides a review of the best available evidence in the scientific literature regarding antenatal care interventions.

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Includes bibliographical references.
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