Community health workers

Community health workers

No place to call home

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Susan G. Cole
Edition: 
Vol 9, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article highlights the struggle to find housing for ex-psychiatric patients. Explores resources available. Identifies cultural stigmas and systemic barriers in place. 

Why we need a canadian women's health network

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Jennifer Penney
Edition: 
Vol 3, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1982
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article highlights reasons why a Canadian Women's Health Network is necessary. Outlines the importance of maintaining a united pro choice feminist voice on women on health issues. 

Working with an Aboriginal community liaison worker

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English
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Online
Author: 
Christine Read
Publisher: 
Rural and Remote Health
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Australia

Illustrates the role and value of using Aboriginal community liaison workers within a mainstream health service. PDF reader required.

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ISSN 14456354 (Online)
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

HIV, health, and your community: a guide for action

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Reuben Granich
Jonathan Mermin
Publisher: 
The Hesperian Foundation
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Berkeley, CA

Provides a manual designed for confronting HIV in places with few medical resources. Includes information on prevention strategies, low-cost care for people with HIV and their families, and guidelines for using ART.

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AIDS.G73 2001
ISBN 0942364406

Final payments: socio-economic costs of palliative home caregiving in the last month of life

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Cross Centre Initiatives
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Online
Author: 
Lorraine Greaves
Olena Hankivsky
Georgia Livadiotakis
Renée Cormier
Lyndsey Saunders
Lindsey Galvin
Bilkis Vissandjée
Patricia Carlier
Margereth Zanchetta
Carol Amaratunga
Jacqueline Gahagan
Aideen Reynolds
Publisher: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2002

Assesses the socio-economic costs and benefits for both female and male informal and formal caregivers providing palliative home care (focusing on the last month of life) to a cancer or AIDS patient. Examines a comprehensive set of costs and benefits-including social, economic, emotional, psychological and spiritual-experienced by these caregivers.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Final payments: socioeconomic costs of palliative home caregiving

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English
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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Lorraine Greaves
Olena Hankivsky
Georgia Livadiotakis
Renée Cormier
Publisher: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Analyzes gender differences, differences between formal and informal caregivers, and regional (British Columbia, Quebec and Nova Scotia) and diagnosis-related differences between male and female palliative caregivers.

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ISSN 14963612
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Labour process change: women's paid home care work in Saskatoon

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English
Owning Org: 
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: 
Allison Williams
Susan Wagner
Monic Buettner
Publisher: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines how the work lives and health of paid home care practitioners were affected by restructuring strategies implemented by the Saskatoon District Health Home Care.

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ISSN 14963612
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Includes bibliographical references.

In these times

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Online
Author: 
Cathy Crowe
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Tells the story of a front line community health worker, experience in a difficult profession witnessing the misery that is being perpetuated in the name of balanced budgets.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039
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