Impact on women

Impact on women

The global drug-pushers: globalization is not good for women's health. Here's why

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English
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Jackie Kennelly
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Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Debates that women, in particular, are vulnerable to the changes being wrought in the name of globalization. Discusses the negative impact that the pharmaceutical industry has had on women's health.

Women and home care: why does home care matter to women?

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Care Reform
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Paper
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National Coordinating Group on Health Care Reform and Women
Publisher: 
National Coordinating Group on Health Care Reform and Women
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Looks at home care and examines its importance for women. Describes how health care reform has impacted on the kind of care that is provided at home and the participation of most women in the paid labour force.

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ISBN 0968928579

Pat Armstrong's Senate presentation

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Care Reform
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Online
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Pat Armstrong
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National Coordinating Group on Health Care Reform and Women

Describes the work of the National Coordinating Group on Health Care Reform and Women, and highlights the major points of health reforms and their impact on women.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Public consultations of the commission on the future of health care: speaking notes from chair, National Coordinating Group on Health Care Reform and Women

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Care Reform
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Online
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Pat Armstrong
Publisher: 
National Coordinating Group on Health Care Reform and Women
Publication Date: 
2002

Presents speaking notes from Dr. Pat Armstrong's presentation to the Public Consultations of the Commission on the Future of Health Care.

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Includes bibliographical references.

One hundred years of caregiving

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Care Reform
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Online
Author: 
Pat Armstrong
Olga Kits
Publisher: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2001

Discusses the evolution of unpaid caregiving in Canada in the last 100 years. Illustrates how care demands in households have increased and how highly complex care issues have been transferred to the home, while at the same time cutbacks in the welfare state have reduced or eliminated other supports. Explores the health effects of caregiver burden, still seen as women's work, and suggests the creation of conditions for voluntary and skilled care.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Los acuerdos comerciales internationales y la atención a la salud de la mujer

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Spanish
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Paper
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Red Mundial de Mujeres por los Derechos Reproductivos
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Amsterdam

Describes the uprising difficulties due to the creation of the International Trade Agreement and its effect on women's access to healthcare. Details the effects of poverty and being unable to attain affordable, good quality medicines and healthcare.

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WOMI.A25s 2002

Who benefits: international harmonisation of the regulation of new pharmaceutical drugs

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
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Paper
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Women and Health Protection
Publication Date: 
2002

Explains how the push to streamline the drug approval process in the world's three largest pharmaceutical markets is neglecting the special needs of women.

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WHP PHAR.W48 2002
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Includes bibliographical references.

Building alliances to improve women's occupational health

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English
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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Karen Messing
Publisher: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Presents problems facing women workers and how women workers have attempted to deal with them, with some indications of the important issues.

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MCEWH GEND.M37 1999
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Chapter in "Made to Measure: Designing Research, Policy and Action Approaches to Eliminate Gender Inequity, National Symposium, Halifax, Nova Scotia, October 3-6 1999." // Includes bibliographical references.

Equity and diversity approaches for women care caregivers: the impact of health reform

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English
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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Jocelyne Bernier
Publisher: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Highlights unexpected consequences of health and social service reforms developed without due consideration for their specific impact on women, particularly women caregivers.

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MCEWH GEND.M37 1999
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Chapter in "Made to Measure: Designing Research, Policy and Action Approaches to Eliminate Gender Inequity, National Symposium, Halifax, Nova Scotia, October 3-6 1999." // Includes bibliographical references.

The legal system and its impact on women's health: a largely uninvestigated terrain

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English
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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Olena Hankivsky
Publisher: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Considers the potential and limitations of the legal system in women's struggle for social justice. The argument put forward in the paper is that though rarely taken into account when examining women's health, the legal system is a key determinant of women's health.

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MCEWH GEND.M37 1999
Notes: 
Chapter in "Made to Measure: Designing Research, Policy and Action Approaches to Eliminate Gender Inequity, National Symposium, Halifax, Nova Scotia, October 3-6 1999." // Includes bibliographical references.
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