Urban populations

Urban populations

Improving the health of Canadians: an introduction to health in urban places

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
Canadian Institute for Health Information
Publication Date: 
2006

Explores the patterns of health between and within Canadian cities as well as how the social and physical aspects of urban neighbourhoods and housing may be linked to people's overall health. It reviews the latest research, presents new analyses and explores relevant policies and programs.

Towards a new paradigm for research on urban women's health

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English
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Author: 
Toba Bryant
Publisher: 
Women's Health & Urban Life
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Studies the social determinants that affect urban women's health and suggests new directions for health research.

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Includes bibliographical references.

National workshop for Canadian women with disabilities to address concerns with urban environments

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Gail Lush
Fran Odette
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Describes research that will study the impacts urban environments have on the health and well-being of women with disabilities.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039

Women's poverty in cities

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English
Translated Title: 
La pauvreté chez les femmes en milieu urbain
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Prabha Khosla
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides a sketch of poverty with some figures and a discussion of its measurement. Discusses the discriminatory economic and social policy changes in the country that violate women’s social and economic rights.

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Includes bibliographical references.

National Aboriginal Health Organization Urban Aboriginal Health Centres Meeting, March 19-21, 2002, Winnipeg, Manitoba: final me

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English
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Author: 
National Aboriginal Health Organization
Publisher: 
National Aboriginal Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Summarizes opening and closing speeches, addresses, plenary sessions, and question and answer sessions from the Urban Aboriginal Health Centres meeting in March 19-21, 2002. Contains summaries of all topical presentations, namely: Who and what is NAHO?; Traditional knowledge and issues arising from its application; Aboriginal health services in the urban environment: a doctor's perspective; Aboriginal health: a new perspective; The medicine shield: model for HIV prevention and intervention; Aboriginal health and wellness standards.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.U73 2002

Women's health and urban life

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English
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Sociology Department, University of Toronto
Publication Date: 
2002-
Publication Place: 
Scarborough, ON

Addresses a wide range of topics that directly or indirectly affect both the physical and mental health of girls, teenage and adult women living in urban or urbanizing pockets of the world.

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ISSN 14990369

Tenuous connections: urban Aboriginal youth sexual health and pregnancy

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Kim Anderson
Publisher: 
Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centres
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines the issue of adolescent pregnancy in the urban Aboriginal community and includes broader questions about youth sexuality and sexual health.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.T46 2002
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Includes bibliographical references.

Institute of Urban Studies

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research

Researchs urban development issues in a broad, non-partisan context and has never lost sight of the demands of applied research aimed at practical, often novel, solutions to urban problems.

Primary Telephone: 
204-982-1140
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
j.golby@uwinnipeg.ca
Fax Number: 
204-943-4695
Street Address: 
University of Winnipeg
Addt'l Street Address: 
103-520 Portage Avenue
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3C 0G2
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