Impact on women

Impact on women

If women mattered: a critical view of the Canadian Biotechnology Strategy and alternative visions for community action

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Working Group on Women, Health and the New Genetics
Publisher: 
The Working Group on Women, Health and the New Genetics
Publication Date: 
2001

Encourages critical questioning and debate. Briefly examines some aspects of the Canadian government's policy on biotechnology - the Canadian Biotechnology Strategy (CBS) - and its implications for women and women's health. Explores some alternative principles and approaches to promote health protection and public good.

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CEX NRGT.I42 2002
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Includes bibliographical references.

Left in the cold: women, health and the demise of social housing policies

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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: 
Darlene Rude
Kathleen Thompson
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Details housing policies and their effect on women's health and their experiences with living in or have lived in sub-standard housing.

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ISBN 0968969224
PWHCE POVR.R83 2001
Project #35
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Includes bibliographical references.

International trade agreements and women's access to healthcare

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English
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Women's global Network for Reproductive Rights
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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.I58 2002

Reflections of rural Alberta women: work, health and restructuring

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Lynn Skillen
Barbara Heather
Jennifer Young
Publisher: 
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, Ontario

Discusses how rural women's work environments are being effected by change and restructuring. Demonstrates how their quality of life may be at risk due to reduced resources, increased expectations, etc. Also discusses regionalization of health care and its effects on health care services in rural communities.  (For more information, please visit Dr. Skillen's website at: www.nursing.ualberta.ca/skillen)

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NNEWH HERF.S54 2001
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Includes bibliographical references.

Exposing privatization: women and health care reform in Canada

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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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Paper
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Pat Armstrong
Carol Amaratunga
Jocelyne Bernier
Karen Grant
Ann Pederson
Kay Willson
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Garamond Press
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Aurora, ON

Examines health care privatization and its impact on women. Highlights the impact of health care reform on women's participation in the decision-making process.

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CEX HERF.A76 2002
ISBN 1551930374
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Includes bibliographical references. --- Review, Network Fall/Winter 2001/02: This book exposes the many faces of health care privatization and its impact on women, as providers and patients. It also highlights the impact of health care reform on women’s participation in the decision-making process, never losing sight of the significant differences among women related to their physical, social, economic, cultural/racial locations and their age and sexual orientation.

Privatization and women's health in Canada: tracking the effects of health care reform

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
Women and Health Care Reform
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Online
Paper
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Pat Armstrong
Karen Grant
Jocelyne Bernier
Ann Pderson
Kay Willson
Carol Amarantunga
Madeline Boscoe
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Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Summarizes work done and commissioned by the National Coordinating Group on Health Care Reform and Women, which examined the impacts of health care reform on women as patients, providers, and decision-makers.

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ISSN 14963612
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Includes bibliographical references.

Poverty is hazardous to women's health: and we can do something about it

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Online
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Canadian Women's Health Network
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Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Summarizes findings and recommendations of Women's Health Clinic's study, "Women, Income and Health in Manitoba," which shows that women living in poverty may get sick and die sooner.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039

Restructuring and women's health: the fisheries crisis in Newfoundland

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Barbara Neis
Brenda Grzetic
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the relationship between restructuring and women's health in a fisheries-dependent region of Newfoundland in the wake of the groundfish crisis.

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ISSN 14963612
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Includes bibliographical references.

Empowerment in the context of poverty: low-income mothers in Saskatoon

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Kathryn Green
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses the impact of poverty of the health of women.

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ISSN 14963612
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Canadian Women's Health Network's submission to the commission on the future of health care in Canada

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Canadian Women's Health Network
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Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Presents the CWHN's submission to The Commission on the Futre of Health Care in Canada. Details the impact of health care reform on women.

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