Health evidence

CIHR-funded initiative aims to bridge media and academic health policy research

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Un projet financé par les IRSC vise à rapprocher les médias et le milieu de la recherche sur les politiques de santé
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Online
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Rebecca Cheung
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Network Magazine
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CWHN
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2013
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First published by Troy Media Feb. 3, 2012

Explains the intent of the Canadian Policy Research Network’s website EvidenceNetwork.ca. The goal of this non-partisan network and it’s accompanying website is to link journalists with experts on high profile health policy issues.

Potential years of life lost at ages 25 to 74 among Métis and non-Status Indians, 1991 to 2001

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Années potentielles de vie perdues de 25 à 74 ans chez les Métis et les Indiens non inscrits, 1991 à 2001
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Online
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Michael Tjepkema
Russell Wilkins
Sacha Senécal
Éric Guimond
Christopher Penney
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Statistics Canada
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2011
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines potential years of life lost at ages 25 to 74 by cause of death among Métis and non-Status Indians, compared with non-Aboriginal adults, and assesses the influence of socio-economic factors on disparities in premature mortality. Contains data for Aboriginal women that is separate from data for men.

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Available online.
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Includes bibliographical references.

Potential years of life lost at ages 25 to 74 among Status Indians, 1991 to 2001

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Années potentielles de vie perdues de 25 à 74 ans chez les Indiens inscrits, 1991 à 2001
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Online
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Michael Tjepkema
Russell Wilkins
Jennifer Pennock
Neil Goedhuis
Publisher: 
Statistics Canada
Publication Date: 
2011
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents estimates of potential years of life lost at ages 25 to 74 for Status Indians living on or off reserve, identifies the causes of death for which disparities between Status Indians and non-Aboriginal Canadians were greatest, and examines the effects of socio-economic factors on those differences. Contains data for Aboriginal women that is separate from data for men.

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Includes bibliographical references.
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