Health status

Health status

Exploring the intersections between women's health and poverty: a policy paper for the Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellen

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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: 
Josephine Savarese
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines health issues faced by poor women. Reviews literature on this subject, and provides policy recommendations.

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ISBN 0968969267
PWHCE POVR.S28 2003
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Includes bibliographical references.

Improving the health of Canadians 2004

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Canadian Population Health Initiative
Publisher: 
Canadian Institute for Health Information
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Focuses on why some Canadians are healthy and others are not and underscores some of the choices communities face in creating more equal opportunities for good health.

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ISBN 1553923251 (Paper)
ISBN 1553923634 (PDF)

Report on the health of Canadians: prepared by the Federal, Provincial, and Territorial advisory committee on population health

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English
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Paper
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Minister of Supply and Services Canada
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides an opportunity to communicate with the public about the current health status of Canadians and the factors that influence their health.

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HEAS.F43 1996

Report on the health of Canadians: technical appendix: prepared by the Federal, Provincial and Territorial advisory committee on

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Minister of Supply and Services Canada
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides a comprehensive and detailed statistical overview of the health status of Canadians and the major determinants of that status.

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HEAS.F43 1996

The health of Manitoba's Metis population and their utilization of medical serivices: a pilot study

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Erich Kliewer
Teresa Mayer
Andre Wajda
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Manitoba Health
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Manitoba

Examines the feasibility of linking a sample of the Mantioba Metis Federation (MMF) membership list to Manitoba Health and CancerCare Manitoba databases and to use the resulting linked records to provide estimates of the health status of the Manitoba's Metis population and their utilization of medical services. Demonstrates that the findings suggest that their health profile is closer to that of the First Nation people, that it is to the general Manitoba population.

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ABGN.K55 2002

Women of color health data book

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English
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National Institutes of Health, Office of the Director, Office of Research on Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Bethesda, MD

Examines factors affecting the health and assessemtn of women of colour, as well as issues related to improving the health of women of colour in the United States.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Clarifying health impact assessment, integrated impact assessment and health needs assessment

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R. Quigley
S. Cavanagh
D. Harrison
L. Taylor
Publisher: 
Health Development Agency
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Presents a summary designed to clarify health impact assessment (HIA), integrated impact assessment (IIA) and health needs assessment (HNA). Provides a description of the common features and tasks within each, and how the different approaches may link together to help improve health and reduce health inequalities. PDF required.

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ISBN 1842792423

Dialogue on Aboriginal health: sharing our challenges and our successes

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Raincoast Ventures
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Surrey, BC

Presents the discussions and presentations given at the "Dialogue on Aboriginal Health: Sharing our Challenges" conference, held June 24, 2002 in Aylmer, Quebec.

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ABGN.D53 2002

Survivors of sexual abuse: clinical, lifestyle and reproductive consequences

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Author: 
T. Kue Young
Alan Katz
Publisher: 
Canadian Medical Association Journal
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines whether reported sexual abuse and its associated demographic and health-related effects are different for aboriginal and non-aboriginal women. Finds that abuse may be associated with subsequent health behaviors, beyond specific physical and psychosocial disorders. Concludes that aboriginal and non-aboriginal women who have suffered sexual abuse showed substantial differences in their subsequent health and health-related behaviours. Includes references.

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ISSN 00084409
ISSN 08203946

Ontario women's health status fact sheet

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Author: 
Ontario Women's Health Council
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Ontarion Women's Health Council
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents a compilation of current information on the health and determinants of health of Ontario women. Includes information on demographics, morbidity indicators, reproductive health, health behaviours, and sub-populations.

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