Health status

Health status

How healthy are rural Canadians? An assessment of their health status and health determinants

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English
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Online
Author: 
Marie DesMeules (ed.)
Raymond Pong (ed.)
Publisher: 
Canadian Institute for Health Information
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the differences in health between rural and urban Canadians. Explores the disadvantages and disparities facing rural communities.

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ISBN-10 1553928814 (PDF)
ISBN-13 9781553928812 (PDF)
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Includes bibliographical references.

New Brunswick women and health

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English
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Online
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New Brunswick Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Fredericton, NB

Provides some statistical data on the health status of women in New Brunswick, including data on physical activity and obesity, reproductive health, mental health and addictions, and causes of death.

Aboriginal women and girls' health roundtable: final report (Inuktitut)

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English
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Paper
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National Aboriginal Health Organization, Ajunnginiq Centre
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Reports on a national roundtable discussion, involving representatives from First Nations, Inuit and Métis organizations and Health Canada, in Inuktitut. Lists recommendations to improve the health of Aboriginal women and girls.

Aboriginal women and girls' health roundtable: final report

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Deborah Chansonneuve
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National Aboriginal Health Organization, Ajunnginiq Centre
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Describes the results of a national roundtable discussion, involving representatives from First Nations, Inuit and Métis organizations and Health Canada. Lists recommendations to improve the health of Aboriginal women and girls.

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ISBN 0973648937

Reducing health disparities: roles of the health sector: discussion paper

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English
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Online
Author: 
Steven Lewis
Katherine Frohlich
Nancy Ross
Susan Swanson
Diane Kinnon
Publisher: 
Public Health Agency of Canada
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses factors associated with health disparities in Canada, including socio-economic status (SES), Aboriginal identity, gender and geographic location.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662693132
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Includes bibliographical references.

Annotated bibliography of Aboriginal women's health and healing research

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English
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Aboriginal
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Marlyn Bennett
Aboriginal Women's Health and Healing Research Group
Publisher: 
Aboriginal Women's Health and Healing Research Group
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Provides an interdisciplinary overview of Canadian research literature on issues respecting Aboriginal women, health and healing. Identifies gaps between existing research and community concerns.

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AWHHRG ABGN.B46 2005
ISBN 0973997605
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Includes bibliographical references.

Anishinaabe ik-we mino-aie-win: Aboriginal women's health issues: a holistic perspective on wellness

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Online
Author: 
Kathy Bent
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines and identifies aspects of health and wellness that are unique to Aboriginal women, as well as stories about their experiences with the health care system.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Sex differences in health status, health care use, and quality of care: a population-based analysis for Manitoba's Regional Heal

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Randy Fransoo
Patricia Martens
Elaine Burland
Heather Prior
Charles Burchill
Dan Chateau
Randy Walld
Publisher: 
Manitoba Centre for Health Policy
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Provides an overview of male/female differences in health status, health service use, and quality of care, as revealed by analysis of administrative health care data files.

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GEND.F73 2005
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Includes bibliographical references.

Gender and the social construction of illness

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Judith Lorber
Lisa Jean Moore
Publisher: 
AltaMira Press
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Walnut Creek, CA

Examines the interface between the social institutions of gender and Western Medicine.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
GEND.L67 2002
ISBN 0759102384
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Women's health in Canada: Beijing and beyond

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
Author: 
Olena Hankivsky
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Looks at the progress that the Canadian government has made in advancing women’s health since Canada adopted in 1995 the United Nations Platform for Action.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0973870125
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Includes bibliographical references.
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