Appropriate technology

Appropriate technology

Shots in the dark: the risk of infant vaccination

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Anna Kohn
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Vol 10, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the risks of infant vaccinations. Lists warning signs of high risk children who should not be administered vaccinations. Calls on the government to offer compensation plans for vaccine damaged children. 


Appropriate intervention in childbirth

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English
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Online
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International Confederation of Midwives
Publisher: 
International Confederation of Midwives
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
The Hague, Netherlands

Provides the International Confederation of Midwives' position statement on the use of technology during childbirth.

The promotion of vaginal birth in preference to Caesarean section in the absence of evidence-based clinical criteria

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English
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Online
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International Confederation of Midwives
Publication Date: 
2002
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The Hague, Netherlands

Presents the International Confederation of Midwives' position statement regarding vaginal births and elective caesarean sections. PDF required to read.

Health technologies and the life course of women

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English
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Arminée Kazanjian
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International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Cambridge, UK

Women's health issues have in recent years become the focus for an unprecedented degree of sophisticated technologic incursion. While much of rapid technologic advances, confined as it largely is to the richest societies of the globe, has perhaps enabled women to hold their place in the workforce, it has also taken the natural biological processes from the quiet path of individual lives and put them into the hands of expert management. Women's health is now similar to other consumer goods, available for purchase alongside the many commodities of the modern urban lifestyle.

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ISSN 02664623

Improving population health or the population itself? Health technology assessment and our genetic future

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Ken Bassett
Patricia M. Lee
Carolyn J. Green
Lisa Mitchell
Arminée Kazanjian
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International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Cambridge, UK

Examines the issues arising from prenatal genetic screening programs and provides an example of the new type of health technology assessment (HTA) contribution emerging in health policy development.

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Reflections on the social epidemiologic dimension of health technology assessment

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English
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Author: 
Arminée Kazanjian
Publisher: 
International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Cambridge, UK

Seeks to show how it is possible to bring data from wide-ranging disciplinary perspectives within the parameters of a single scientific inquiry.

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ISSN 02664623
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Includes bibliographical references.
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