Decision making

Decision making

Birth centres give women another option

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Karen Sampson
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Vol 13, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article introduces the birth centre as another option for families. Shares birth stories. Discusses the benefits of midwifery care and birth centre's for some families. 

The great hormone debate

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Janine O’Leary Cobb
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Vol 8, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1986
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article covers hormone replacement therapy. Indicates the decision about whether to seek or to accept hormone therapy remains the crucial issue for most menopausal women. 


A woman’s place is at the policy table… and how citizens’ assemblies are helping make that happen

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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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Paper
Online
Author: 
Chi Nguyen
Edition: 
Vol. 11, N. 1
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
Fall/Winter 2008/2009
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses Citizens' Assemblies, a new mechanism for decision-making in the political process that has the potential to bring more women to Canada's decision-making tables and to transform politics in the process.

Women as environmental decision makers in Quebec

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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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Paper
Online
Author: 
Caroline Voyer
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Vol. 11, N. 1
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Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
Fall/Winter 2008/2009
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses the work of Le Réseau québécois des femmes en environnement (RQFE) in taking action to support better access to environmental decision-making positions for women in Quebec.

Mind the sex gap: bridging sexual and reproductive health and HIV prevention for young heterosexual males

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Jacqueline Gahagan
Laurene A. Rehman
Publisher: 
Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research and Atlantic Centre of Excellence in Women’s Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Explores young men's perceptions of sexual behaviours, roles, and responsibilities, and pinpoints obstacles and gaps in their sexual health decision-making. Provides a list of recommendations to policy makers and sexual health practitioners for improving HIV/AIDS prevention services for young men and women.

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Includes glossary and bibliographical references.

Making decisions about the removal of my breast cancer: what do I prefer?

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English
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Canadian Cancer Society
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides information to help women decide, along with their surgeon, which type of surgical treatment (lumpectomy followed by radiation or mastectomy) can be used for breast cancer.

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HIV status and disclosure: choices and consequences

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

Offers practical advice on disclosure of HIV status, steps to take, coping mechanisms, possible consequences of disclosure and non-disclosure, and considerations for the media and disclosure.

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