Privatization

Privatization

Trade agreements, home care and women's health

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Olena Hankivsky
Marina Morrow
Pat Armstrong
Lindsey Galvin
Holly Grinvalds
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Seeks to further the understanding of the consequences of trade liberalization for Canadian women in the specific health sector of home care.

Available From: 
ISBN/ISSN: 
HERF.H36 2004
ISBN 0662679520
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: Accords commerciaux, soins à domicile et santé des femmes.

A return to wage discrimination: pay equity losses through the privatization of health care

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Marjorie Griffin Cohen
Marcy Cohen
Publisher: 
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - BC Office
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Looks at the impact of contracting out of hospital services on pay equity gains that had been won through years of bargaining by health care unions. Link requries PDF reader.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0886273846
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Private funding of medical and hospital services: opinion

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
François Béland
Steven Lewis
Conseil de la santé et du bien-être
Anne Marcoux
Publisher: 
Conseil de la santé et du bien-être
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Québec (Québec)

Examines key arguments in favour of private funding of medical and hospital services in light of current knowledge.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 2550406605

Waiting in the wings: how for-profit health corporations are planning to cash-in on the privatization of Medicare in Canada

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Darren Puscas
Publisher: 
Polaris Institute
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses the rise of the for-profit healthcare industry in Canada. Identifies the corporations behind these industries, and exposes their track records in delivering healthcare services.

Available From: 

Privatization and health care reform in Canada: analytic glossary

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Women and Health Care Reform
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
National Coordinating Group on Health Care Reform and Women
Publication Date: 
1999

Presents a glossary of key terms in health care reform in Canada.

Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Public consultations of the commission on the future of health care: speaking notes from chair, National Coordinating Group on Health Care Reform and Women

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Care Reform
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Pat Armstrong
Publisher: 
National Coordinating Group on Health Care Reform and Women
Publication Date: 
2002

Presents speaking notes from Dr. Pat Armstrong's presentation to the Public Consultations of the Commission on the Future of Health Care.

Available From: 
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Health care privatization: women are paying the price

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Women and Health Care Reform
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Illustrates that privatization is a primary cost-cutting strategy in current health care reform and that it is moving swiftly, quietly and devastatingly into the health care system in Canada in multiple ways.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039

A woman's guide to health care debates

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Women and Health Care Reform
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Pat Armstrong
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Provides a guide that is intended to help women sort through some of the numbers and terms related to health policy, health economics, and health care reform, so they too can be part of an informed discussion on planning for care.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039

Exposing privatization: women and health care reform in Canada

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Care Reform
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Pat Armstrong
Carol Amaratunga
Jocelyne Bernier
Karen Grant
Ann Pederson
Kay Willson
Publisher: 
Garamond Press
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Aurora, ON

Examines health care privatization and its impact on women. Highlights the impact of health care reform on women's participation in the decision-making process.

Available From: 
ISBN/ISSN: 
CEX HERF.A76 2002
ISBN 1551930374
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references. --- Review, Network Fall/Winter 2001/02: This book exposes the many faces of health care privatization and its impact on women, as providers and patients. It also highlights the impact of health care reform on women’s participation in the decision-making process, never losing sight of the significant differences among women related to their physical, social, economic, cultural/racial locations and their age and sexual orientation.

Privatization and women's health in Canada: tracking the effects of health care reform

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
Women and Health Care Reform
Media Type: 
Online
Paper
Author: 
Pat Armstrong
Karen Grant
Jocelyne Bernier
Ann Pderson
Kay Willson
Carol Amarantunga
Madeline Boscoe
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Summarizes work done and commissioned by the National Coordinating Group on Health Care Reform and Women, which examined the impacts of health care reform on women as patients, providers, and decision-makers.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14963612
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
Syndicate content