Women and Health Care Reform

Women and Health Care Reform

Thinking about gender and wait times

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
Author: 
Beth Jackson
Ann Pederson
Madeline Boscoe
Edition: 
Network, 9 (1/2): 13- 14
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg MB

Discusses the work of Women and Health Care Reform in applying a gender-based analysis to the issue of wait times in the Canadian health care system.

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The significance of privatization and commercialization trends for women's health

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National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women and Health Care Reform
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Online
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National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Women and Health Care Reform
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2009
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines contemporary pressures to move towards the privatization and commercialization of water services and delivery in Canada and evaluates the gendered health implications for women that would flow from these choices.

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Women and disaster

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Women and Health Care Reform
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Online
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Women and Health Care Reform
Edition: 
Vol.12 No.2
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
Spring/Summer 2010
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

This article is adapted from "Not Just Victims: Women in Emergencies and Disasters" from Women and Health Care Reform.  The authors make an arguement for why looking at sex and gender can help identify and prepare for different strengths and vulnerabilities in times of crisis. 

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ISSN 14800039

Women and Private Health Insurance

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English
Translated Title: 
Les femmes et l'assurance-maladie privée
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Care Reform
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Paper
Online
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Women and Health Care Reform
Publisher: 
Women and Health Care Reform
Publication Date: 
2009
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

A look at why private health insurance matters to women. Women receive the majority of health care in Canada and are the primary providers of paid and unpaid health care within and outside their households.

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ISBN 9780981192710
Notes: 
Thinking Women: A series on Health Care Reform and Women

Maternity Matters

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English
Translated Title: 
L'importance de la maternité
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Care Reform
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Paper
Online
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Women and Health Care Reform
Publisher: 
Women and Health Care Reform
Publication Date: 
2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Explores concerns about the state of maternity care. 

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ISBN 9780978310417
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Thinking Women: A series on Health Care Reform and Women

Hidden health care work and women

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English
Translated Title: 
Le travail invisible dans le domaine de la santé et les femmes
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Care Reform
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Women and Health Care Reform
Publisher: 
Women and Health Care Reform
Publication Date: 
2009
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Ancillary work may be hidden because it takes place behind the scenes, but often it is invisible because it is taken for granted.  Tasks that are often only noticed when they do not occur.

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ISBN 9780978310486
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Thinking Women: A series on Health Care Reform and Women

Women and Wait Times

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English
Translated Title: 
Les femmes et les temps d'attente
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Care Reform
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Women and Health Care Reform
Publisher: 
Women and Health Care Reform
Publication Date: 
2008
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Why are wait times women's issues and what are the issues for women.  Explores questions through the example of hip and knee replacement surgery.

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ISBN 9780978310462
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Thinking Women series: A series on Health Care Reform and Women

Gender-based analysis and wait times: new questions, new knowledge

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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: 
Beth E Jackson
Ann Pederson
Madeline Boscoe
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Demonstrate a gender-based analysis of wait times with respect to hip and knee replacements. Recommends that this model be applied to research and policy in other clinical areas and to the examination of wait times in general.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Bringing women and gender into "Healthy Canadians: A Federal Report on Comparable Health Indicators 2004"

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Care Reform
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Online
Author: 
Kay Willson
Beth E Jackson
Publisher: 
National Coordinating Group on Health Care Reform and Women
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides a gender analysis of "Healthy Canadians: A Federal Report on Comparable Health Indicators 2004."

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ISBN 0973870168
NCGHCRW WOMH.W55 2006

Who counts as a health care worker?

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women and Health Care Reform
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Pat Armstrong
Hugh Armstrong
Krista Dixon-Scott
Publisher: 
Network
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Argues that quality of health care is threatened by new labour practices that treat certain workers (ancillary) as unimportant to good care.

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ISSN 14800039
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