Guidelines

Guidelines

European Guidelines: Experts say sexuality education should start from birth

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English
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World Health Organization - Europe Regional Office
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World Health Organization - Europe Regional Office
Publication Date: 
October 2010
Publication Place: 
Cologne, Denmark

These guidelines were developed by a group of 20 experts from 9 European countries under the guidance of the Federal Centre for Health Education (BZgA) and the WHO Regional Office for Europe. They provide step-by-step instructions and a detailed matrix to support health and education professionals in their efforts to guarantee children accurate and sensitively presented information about sexuality.

A guide for the capacity building for collaborative health research in Nova Scotia workshop

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English
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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
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Online
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Susan J. Rolston, Seawinds Consulting Services
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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

ACEWH organized this workshop for the Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation. Participants discussed the opportunities and challenges for collaborative health research, as well as participating in skill development activities. Collaborative Research Proposals: A Guide provides basic information and resources on collaborative research and research proposal preparation and writing.

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Contact office for a copy. Also available online.

Beyond the numbers: reviewing maternal deaths and complications to make pregnancy safer

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English
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World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Presents strategies and approaches to review not only the levels of maternal mortality, but also to examine why it happens and what can be done to prevent them from happening.

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ISBN 9241591838
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Includes bibliographical references.

Safe abortion: technical and policy guidance for health systems

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English
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World Health Organization
Publisher: 
World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Provides a comprehensive overview of the many actions that can be taken to ensure access to good quality abortion services as allowed by law.

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ABOR.S24 2003
ISBN 9241590343
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Includes bibliographical references.

Ethical conduct for research involving humans

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English
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Medical Research Council of Canada
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Describes the policies of the Medical Research Council (MRC), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research (NSERC), and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).

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METH.T75 1998

National Workshop on the Primary Prevention of Neural Tube Defects: summary report

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English
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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents recommendations on folic acid consumption by women before and during pregnancy to prevent neural tube defects in the fetus.

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Improving public understanding: guidelines for communicating emerging science on nutrition, food safety, and health for journali

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English
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Paper
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Harvard School of Public Health
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Washington, DC

Discusses the emerging science on nutrition, food safety, and health, and provides guidelines for communicating findings.

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HEAI.I47 1998

Information for professionals

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English
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Online
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Provincial Association of Transition Houses of Saskatchewan (PATHS)
Publication Date: 
2002

Provides links to related sites that can help service providers such as members of the health care professions, social services, justice services, and community groups to develop intervention procedures and protocols that meet the needs of abused women. PDF is available via this link.

Women survivors of childhood sexual abuse reluctant to use health care system

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Online
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Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Summarizes findings of several studies on victims of child sexual abuse and their use of the health care system. Provides link to a resource for health care providers on how to deal with these victims in their clinical settings.

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ISSN 14800039

Counselling guidelines on survival skills for people living with HIV

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English
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Paper
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Southern African AIDS Training Programme
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Harare, Zimbabwe

Presents guidelines for HIV/AIDS workers wishing to give counselling sessions to persons infected with HIV. Covers how to talk and teach about survival skills.

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AIDS.S27 2001
ISBN 0797423036
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