Impact on women

Impact on women

The impact of patient classification systems on women front-line care workers in rural nursing homes

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English
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Online
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Belinda Leach
Bonnie Hallman
Gillian Joseph
Nichola Martin
Anita Marcotte
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2006

This study explores patient classification systems and their impact on front-line workers in rural long-term care homes in Ontario and Manitoba.

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Private health insurance for women?

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Abby Lippman
Amélie Quesnel-Vallée
Publisher: 
Network
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses, in response to the Chaoulli decision, the direct and indirect effects of privatized health care on women.

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ISSN 14800039

The feminization of health care migration: women pay the cost of global restructuring

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Anne-Marie DeLorey
Publisher: 
Network
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Looks at the implications for women of richer countries' recruitment of health care workers from developing countries.

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ISSN 14800039

Primary health care reform and women

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English
Translated Title: 
La réforme des soins primaires et les femmes
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Care Reform
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Pat Armstrong
Karen Grant
Madeline Boscoe
Kay Willson
Barbara Clow
Ann Pederson
Beth Jackson
Publisher: 
National Coordinating Group on Health Care Reform and Women
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines primary health care reforms and their impact on women and their health. Argues that they are about women’s work even though women are not the ones making most of the decisions.

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ISBN 0973311746

HIV/AIDS on rise for Canadian women

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Barbara Clow
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Looks at the reasons for women's increased vulnerability to HIV infection. Explores actions governments and policy-makers can take to help stem the tide of infection rates.

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ISSN 14800039
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Includes bibliographical references.

Unhealthy times: political economy perspectives on health and care in Canada

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Pat Armstrong (ed.)
Hugh Armstrong (ed.)
David Coburn (ed.)
Publisher: 
Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Don Mills, ON

Explores the visible and not so visible aspects of health care reforms, using political economy perspectives.

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HERF.U54 2001
ISBN 0195415094
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Trade agreements, the health-care sector and women's health

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Teresa L. Cyrus
Lori J. Curtis
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Explores the effects that Canada's trade agreements may have on the health of Canadian women.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAP.C97 2004
ISBN 0662682777
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Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: Les accords commerciaux, le secteur des soins de santé et la santé des femmes.

Position of the American Dietetic Association and Dietitians of Canada: nutrition and women's health

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English
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Online
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American Dietetic Association and Dietitians of Canada
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

States that women have specific nutritional needs and vulnerabilities and, as such, are at unique risk for various nutrition-related diseases and conditions.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Care, women and AIDS

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English
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Online
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The Global Coalition on Women and AIDS
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Explores the impact that HIV and AIDS have had on the role that all over the world women are expected to take in domestic work and in providing care to family members.

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Genetic testing, citizenship and subjectivity: implications for women and health

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Jessica Polzer
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Raises questions about the political underpinnings and personal implications of genetic testing for breast cancer risk.

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NNEWH NRGT.G46 2000
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Chapter in "The Gender of Genetic Futures: The Canadian Biotechnology Strategy, Women and Health." Includes bibliographical references.
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