Women's health services

In our words: profiles of organizations working to better women's health

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

This article profiles organizations across Canada working to better women's health. Lists mission statements, program intentions and community involvement. 

SHE Framework: safety and health enhancement for women experiencing abuse

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Jill Cory
Linda Dechief
Publisher: 
BC Women’s Hospital and Health Centre
Publication Date: 
2007
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

A tool kit for health care providers and planners to conduct an audit of their practice and/or organization, by looking at the safety of women impacted by abuse. Points to the need to enhance health care for women and includes two contrasting models of care.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 978-0-7726-5729-9

Intersectionality: moving women's health research and policy forward

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Olena Hankivsky
Renée Cormier
Diego de Merich
Publisher: 
Women’s Health Research Network
Publication Date: 
2009
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Explores how health researchers, policy analysts, program and service managers, decision makers, and academics can apply an intersectional perspective to their work.  Discusses intersectionality, a new paradigm used to study, understand, and respond to how sex and gender intersect with other variables such as ethnicity and class, and how these intersections contribute to unique experiences of health. (You will be asked to register on this site before downloading but it is free of charge.)

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Contact their office to order a copy. Also available online.
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 978-0-9783511-2-0
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Includes bibliographical references.
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