Health beliefs

Health beliefs

Health carelessness and the plight of immigrant women

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Johanna Brand
Edition: 
Vol 14, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article shares stories of immigrant women living in Manitoba. Examines what can happen to newcomers who need medical care, yet are still struggling to understand the health-care system, its culture and society. Illustrates the challenges immigrant women face in having their needs met. 

 


Women and AIDS

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Beth Easton
Edition: 
Vol 13, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article maintains that the needs and experiences of women with HIV/AIDS is unique. Suggests different treatment and education strategies for a women-centered approach to HIV/AIDS. Shares resources available. 

Healthshock

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Bhooma Bhayana
Edition: 
Vol 12, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1991
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explores some experiences of immigrant women accessing health care services in Canada. Suggests ways to begin to break down some of the barriers to access and equality that exist in our health care system between the health care worker  and the consumer of those services. 

 

Health attitudes, health cognitions, and health behaviors among Internet health information seekers: population-based survey

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Mohan J Dutta-Bergman
Publisher: 
Journal of Medical Internet Research
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Demonstrates that people who gather information on the Internet are more health-oriented than non-users of Internet health information.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14388871
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Includes bibliographical references.

Immigrant women's health

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Lynn M. Meadows
Wilfreda E. Thurston
Christina Melton
Publisher: 
Social Science & Medicine
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Reports on a study that investigated the perceived health and health-related experiences of a sample of midlife immigrant women and explored relationships between determinants of health and their experiences connected to immigration.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
IMWO.M43 2001
ISSN 02779536

Living in balance: gender, structural inequalities, and health promoting behaviors in Manitoba First Nation communities

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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
Online
Author: 
Brenda Elias
Audrey Leader
Doreen Sanderson
John O'Neil
Bob Tate
Publisher: 
Northern Health Research Unit, University of Manitoba
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Describes health promoting behaviours such as engaging in more physical activity, positive dietary changes, quitting smoking, and stopping drinking for a time, in First Nations peoples.

ISBN/ISSN: 
PWHCE ABGN.E45 2000
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Includes bibliographical references.
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