Health status

Health status

The relations between homelessness & health in Canada: research lessons and priorities

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English
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C. James Frankish
Stephen W. Hwang
Darryl Quantz
Publisher: 
Institute of Gender and Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Edmonton, AB

Reviews the vulnerabilities and health issues (physical and mental) associated with homelessness. Identifies research gaps and opportunities and strategic directions.

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HEAS.R43 2004
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Chapter in "Reducing health disparities and promoting equity for vulnerable populations international think tank: synthesis papers." Includes bibliographical references.

The health of immigrants and refugees in Canada

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English
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Author: 
Morton Beiser
Publisher: 
Institute of Gender and Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Edmonton, AB

Examines health status issues, as well as health care delivery policies and procedures, for immigrant and refugees in Canada. Identifies gaps in research.

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HEAS.R43 2004
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<p>Chapter in "Reducing health disparities and promoting equity for vulnerable populations international think tank: synthesis papers." Includes bibliographical references.</p>

Reducing health disparities and promoting equity for vulnerable populations. Aboriginal Canada: synthesis paper

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English
Author: 
Naomi Adelson
Publisher: 
Institute of Gender and Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Edmonton, AB

Reivews the health disparities among Aboriginal peoples (First Nations, Inuit and Métis) in Canada, all direct and indirect results of social, economic, cultural and political inequities.

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HEAS.R43 2004
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Chapter in "Reducing health disparities and promoting equity for vulnerable populations international think tank: synthesis papers." Includes bibliographical references.

Reducing health disparities cross-cutter initiative: overview of relevant health policies

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Author: 
Kristian Goulet
Publisher: 
Institute of Gender and Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Edmonton, AB

Provides an overview of health disparities in Canada.

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HEAS.R43 2004
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Chapter in "Reducing health disparities and promoting equity for vulnerable populations international think tank: synthesis papers."

Housing and population health: the state of current research knowledge

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English
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Online
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Brent Moloughney
Publisher: 
Canadian Institute for Health Information
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides a synthesis of existing research on the health impacts of housing. Describes what is currently known about the relationship between housing and population health and its implications for policy development and research.

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ISBN 1553924320

Mapping research on women and health in Northwestern Ontario

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
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Pamela Wakewich
Barbara Parker
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National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Reviews research on women and health in Northwestern Ontario, identifies gaps between existing research and concerns identified by northern women, and highlights the specific health concerns of these women. Proposes recommendations for future research and policy analysis.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Aboriginal women and health: an assessment: report and recommendations

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Prudence Hannis
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Quebec Native Women
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Montreal, QC

Provides a summary of the general situation of Aboriginal women's health in Quebec. Includes discussion on all social determinants, as well as the underlying determinants to the use of health services.

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ABGN.H36 2001
ISBN 2922779017

First Nations and Inuit regional health surveys, 1997: a synthesis of the national and regional reports

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English
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First Nations Centre
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National Aboriginal Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Synthesizes the findings of a collection of regional-level surveys on First Nations and Inuit health.

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ABGN.F57 2004

What First Nations think about their health and health care

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English
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Paper
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National Aboriginal Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents the results of a national public opinion telephone poll on First Nations health issues (Canada). Includes information on First Nations views and opinions regarding certain health and health care issues, including: perceived personal health; access to health care providers; use of the health care system; satisfaction and experience with the health care system; use of, and attitudes towards, traditional Aboriginal healers and medicines; sources of health information; and, opinions on improving Aboriginal health.

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ABGN.W45 2004

Literacy and health outcomes: summary

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English
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Author: 
N.D. Berkman
D.A. DeWalt
M.P. Pignone
S.L. Sheridan
K.N. Lohr
L. Lux
S.F. Sutton
T. Swinson
A.J. Bonito
Publisher: 
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Rockville, MD

Presents a systematic review consolidates and analyzes the body of literature that has been produced to date regarding the relationship between literacy and health outcomes and the evidence about interventions intended to improve the health of people with low literacy.

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ISSN 1530440X
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