Consumer participation

Consumer participation

Through the medical maze

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Barbara Mintzes
Edition: 
Vol 8, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is a guide on how to critically read medical literature. List of glossary terms included. 

Uninformed compliance or informed choice? A needed shift in our approach to cancer screening

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English
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Online
Author: 
Michael Edward Stefanek
Publisher: 
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
Publication Date: 
2011

Argues for more efforts to educate screening candidates about the harms and benefits of cancer screening in general, and to engage in shared (doctor and patient) decision making about taking the tests. (Abstract only.)

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Abstract only is available without subscription. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djr474

Women with disabilities: accessing trade

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Deborah Stienstra
Colleen Watters
Hugh Grant
Hui-Mei Huang
Lindsey Troschuk
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines how Canadian trade policies ensure access and inclusion for women with disabilities. Highlights the major issues of concern to women with disabilities both as consumers and as entrepreneurs.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
DISA.S75 2004
ISBN 0662681487
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Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: Les femmes handicapées et la libéralisation du commerce.

German Federal Congress of Development Action Groups

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

Encourages rational use of drugs. Advocates against irresponsible business practices of multinational pharamaceutical companies, focussing on Germany and various Third World countries. Cooperates with doctors and pharmacists, consumer organisations, students and a network of 200 Third World groups in Germany. Collaborates with groups in more than 70 countries through participation in network of Health Action International (HAI).

Primary Telephone: 
01 (49) 0521 6 05 50
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@bukopharma.de
Fax Number: 
01 (49) 0521 6 37 89
Street Address: 
August-Bebel-Straße 62
City: 
Bielefeld
Postal/ZIP Code: 
D-33602
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Multiple URL found: "http://www.bukopharma.de and http://www.bukopharma.de/English/english.htm"

Seeking your input on a proposed regulatory framework

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English
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Paper
Online
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Office of Natural Health Products
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides an overview of the Office of Natural Health Products, whose role is to provide assurances that all natural health products in Canada are safe, properly labelled and of high quality, while respecting freedom of choice and philosophical and cultural diversity. Also provides an overview of the Office's proposed regulatory framework and invites suggestions and feedback regarding the proposal.

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ALTH.O53 2000
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