Impact on women

Impact on women

The differential impact of health care privatization on women in Alberta

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
C. M. Scott
T. Horne
W. E. Thurston
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines privatization in Alberta and its impact on women. Traces development and provides an overview of health policy initiatives exemplifying governmental policy platform.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0968454070
PWHCE HERF.S36 2000
Project #49
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Women in health care: a backgrounder

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
National Union Advisory Committee on Women's Issues
Publisher: 
National Union of Public and General Employees
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Nepean, On

Provides a historical perspective on women's experience with the health care system as well as some quick facts about why women tend to use the health care system more than men. Describes how men are often responsible for the health research and program implementation that impact women, which resultes in large and disturbing gaps in the provision of women's health care.

ISBN/ISSN: 
WOMH.N36 2000

Who's on the line? Women in call centres talk about their work and its impact on their health and well-being

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English
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Carol Putnam
Charlotte Loppie
Anne Fenety
Publisher: 
Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (MCEWH)
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Presents the findings of a study into the perceptions and experiences of female call centre workers about the ways in which this type of work might influence their physical, psychological, emotional and social well-being. The project explores job stressors, coping strategies and buffers experienced by female call centre workers. The qualitative inquiry used face-to-face interviews with 25 women who worked in a variety of call centres (sales and service, telemarketing and fundraising, market research and survey, as well as medical services) in the Halifax Regional Municipality.

ISBN/ISSN: 
MCEWH WORK.P88 2000
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Missing links: the effects of health care privatization on women in Manitoba and Saskatchewan

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
Women and Health Care Reform
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Jennifer Howard
Kay Willson
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Identifies the impact of privatization and health care reform on women.

ISBN/ISSN: 
PWHCE HERF.H69 2000
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Women and health care reform

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English
Translated Title: 
Les conséquences de la réforme de la santé sur les femmes
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Care Reform
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Online
Paper
Author: 
National Coordinating Group on Health Care Reform and Women
Publisher: 
National Coordinating Group on Health Care Reform and Women
Publication Date: 
2000, 2002
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines how health care reforms have impacted women, their health, work, and financial well-being.

ISBN/ISSN: 
CEX HERF.N38 2000
ISBN 0968928544
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Who will be responsible for providing care? The impact of the shift to ambulatory care and of social economy policies on Quebec

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English
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Online
Author: 
Nancy Guberman
Francine Saillant
Nicole Thivierge
Marielle Tremblay
Denyse Côté
Éric Gagnon
Claude Gilbert
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Documents and analyzes the impact on women of the shift toward ambulatory care and the social economy measures currently being implemented throughout Quebec.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
HERF.A63 1998
ISBN 0662635086
Notes: 
<p>Includes bibliographical references. Text in English and French on inverted pages. Title on added t.p. : Qui donnera les soins?</p>

Women, privatization and health care reform: the Ontario case

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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: 
Pat Armstrong
Hugh Armstrong
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Looks at privatization in Ontario and its effects on women.

ISBN/ISSN: 
NNEWH HERF.A76 1999
Working Paper Series No. 10

The stories that women tell about "The Flood of the Century"

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Karen R. Grant
Nancy C. Higgitt
Publisher: 
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, Ontario

Explores women's experiences in "The Flood of the Century" (Southern Manitoba, 1997) and demonstrates the effects of disaster and loss. Also examines the nature of women's work during the flood and the health and social impact of the flood.

ISBN/ISSN: 
NNEWH ENVI.G73 2001

Telling it like it is: realities of parenting in poverty

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Paper
Author: 
Kathryn L. Green
Participants of "We Did It Together: Low Income Mother's Working Toward a Healthier Community
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Brings together 15 low-income mothers of preschool-aged children describing their challenges and the changes they would like to see in their community.

ISBN/ISSN: 
PWHCE POVR.G74 2001
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Review, Network Fall/Winter 2001/02: This book came out of a project, funded by the Prairie Women’s Health Centre of Excellence, which brought together fifteen low-income mothers in Saskatoon of preschool-aged children, who had taken part in programs like collective kitchens and parenting groups. It documents the barriers faced by low-income mothers and challenges the negative stereotypes too often associated with "welfare mothers."

Health care restructuring and privatization from women's perspective in Newfoundland and Labrador

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women and Health Care Reform
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Online
Author: 
Ingrid Botting
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Scans the health-related privatization initiatives that have taken place in Newfoundland and Labrador since 1990.

ISBN/ISSN: 
NNEWH HERF.B68 2000
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
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