Gender sensitive treatment

Gender sensitive treatment

Gender sensitivity and gender-based analysis in women’s health development: historical outlines and case studies of best practice

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Author: 
Dr Jamileh Abu-Duhou
Dr Yuan Liping
Dr Lenore Manderson
Publisher: 
World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Kobe, Japan

Provides an historical perspective on the development of GBA and case studies on GBA policy development and programme implementation, and assessments of tools used to evaluate the efficacy of these GBA programmes. Also analyzes the relationship between gen­der, poverty and health.

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Gender for journalists: a toolkit

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Author: 
Trish Williams
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International Institute for Communication and Development
Publication Date: 
2006

This toolkit aims to provide journalists with an understanding of gender issues, and of the roles and responsibilities of women and men in society, so that their reporting will be accurate and gender sensitive.

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Girls, women, substance use and addiction

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Translated Title: 
Les filles, les femmes, la consommation d'alcool et de drogues et la toxicomanie
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Online
Author: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publisher: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Argues that current trends in women’s substance use demand a concerted, women-centred response.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Gender, AIDS and ARV therapies: ensuring women gain equitable access to drugs within U.S. funded treatment initiatives

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Center for Health and Gender Equity
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Center for Health and Gender Equity
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Tacoma Park, MD

Identifies necessary elements to consider when deciding who should receive the very limited AIDS and antiretroviral (ARV) treatment programs promised to developing countries by the US. Suggests that in order to ensure social equity, US government should provide access to marginalized and vulnerable communities particularly girls and women. Provides a list of guidelines for population selection and program implementation.

Transforming health systems: gender and rights in reproductive health

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Optical Media
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World Health Organization, Department of Reproductive Health and Research
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World Health Organization, Department of Reproductive Health and Research
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Represents a training manual for health managers. Outlines how to facilitate a course that promotes the understanding of gender and rights in reproductive health. Course offers both conceptual and technical skills and tools for pactitioners to integrate the promotion of rights and gender equality into their policies, planning and programmes.

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Advancing primary care: models of women-centred care in Canada

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Care Reform
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Online
Author: 
Madeline Boscoe
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Prepared for the National Primary Health Care Conference, May 18, 2004, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Examines models of women-centred care that can be integrated into health care restructuring to improve the health of women.

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Treatment: the gender match

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Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission (AADAC)
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Edmonton, AB

Details the development of separate programs for male and female addicts at Henwood Treatment Centre that stemmed from gender-specific needs and differences. Cites the different ways that men and women deal with addiction-related problems. Outlines the emergence of treatment program for female gamblers in Regina.

Women and addiction: gender issues in abuse and treatment

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Susan Merle Gordon
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Caron Foundation
Publication Place: 
Wernersville, PA

Describes addiction disorders among women, including research and clinical experiences demonstrating the differences in addiction between men and women.

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ADDI.M47
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<p>Includes bibliographical references.</p>

Mainstreaming gender in the response to AIDS in Southern Africa: a guide for the integration of gender issues into the work of AIDS Service Organisations

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Southern African AIDS Training Programme (SAT Programme)
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Southern African AIDS Training Programme (SAT Programme)
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Harare, Zimbabwe

Designed to assist AIDS Service Organizations (ASOs) in responding to AIDS in Southern Africa to make their programs more responsive to gender issues.

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GEND.S28 2001
ISBN 079742265X

Here's to you sister: creating a womens' addiction service: Amethysts's story

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Author: 
Sherry Galley
Anne Gillies
Jane Gurr
Yolande Mennie
Publisher: 
Amethyst Women's Addiction Centre
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Tells the story of Amethyst, a women's addiction treatment centre, using the words of the women involved: clients, staff, board members, and volunteers. Provides the philosophical background to Amethyst's work, and describes in some detail the programs and services which the organization offers.

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ADDI.H47
ISBN 0969975406
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