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Thu, 2007-11-08 00:00
Volume 15 number 5, November 2007 An international journal, produced on web and in paper copy, devoted to biomedical research and ethical issues surrounding human conception and the welfare of the human embryo. View the contents of the current issue of...
Thu, 2007-11-08 00:00
October 2007; Vol. 8, No. 4 Published by Sage for the Society of Public Health Education (SOPHE).  There are a number of interesting articles on the use of stories as evaluation, on Photovoice with vulnerable communities, health disparities, food...
Thu, 2007-11-08 00:00
February 15, 2008 : Deadline extended!Papers are invited for a Special Issue on "Drug use and the health consequences for urban women", edited by Dr. Diana L. Gustafson, Faculty of Medicine and Dr. Donna Bulman, Faculty of Nursing, Memorial University. ...
Thu, 2007-11-08 00:00
February 28, 2008: Deadline for Proposals CALL FOR PAPERS The 10th International Interdisciplinary Congress on Women, Women's Worlds / Mundos de Mujeres 2008 will be held in Madrid, Spain July 3-9, at the Complutense University. The motto of the Congress...
Thu, 2007-11-08 00:00
Deadline: February 29, 2008 Proposals are invited for the 19th Institute of the Section on Women and Psychology (SWAP) of the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA).  This one-day Institute will be held on Wednesday, June 11, 2008, the day immediately...
Thu, 2007-11-08 00:00
Contact, Help, Advice and Information Networks (CHAIN) is a network designed to facilitate links between health care professionals, specialists, researchers, educators, managers, librarians and other professionals. CHAIN is a successful network in the...
Thu, 2007-11-08 00:00
This primer, from the Women’s Health Research Network in BC, provides pragmatic suggestions for how to successfully employ a sex- and gender-based analysis (SGBA) in health research. It is a broad, comprehensive guide that applies to all areas of health...
Thu, 2007-11-01 23:00
Canada's renowned system of health care is at a crossroads. Serious scarcities in services, disparities in health between different groups of citizens, and the prospect of a skyrocketting demand for chronic care - these factors compel a decision. But...
Thu, 2007-11-01 23:00
September 2007 This report summarizes the central themes and advice from the Health Council of Canada emerging from a symposium, “Safe and Sound: Optimizing Prescribing Behaviours,” hosted by the Health Council on June 12-13 in Montreal. The purpose of...
Thu, 2007-11-01 23:00
The U.N. secretary-general warned that violence against women has reached 'hideous' levels in some countries trying to recover from conflict, and the U.N. Security Council demanded an end to impunity for rape and other sexual abuse. The council expressed...
Thu, 2007-11-01 23:00
Dilemmas about sexuality are often difficult during youth, which is an important period of identity formation. These dilemmas are especially complicated for those from ethno-racial minority (ERM) youth. Using a community-based research process, we...
Thu, 2007-11-01 23:00
On average, population health in Canada and the US is similar. However, health disparities between Canadians and Americans exist at lower levels of education and income with Americans worse off.  In the lowest income quintile, Canadians are healthier...
Thu, 2007-11-01 23:00
September 29-October 1, 2008  Calgary, AB In celebration of women’s honor, the conference theme will focus on: Building on Traditional Wisdom & Knowledge within Indigenous families and communities world wide.  The conference will share success...
Thu, 2007-11-01 23:00
Deadline: May 1, 2008 Humanity & Society, the Journal of the Association for Humanist Sociology, plans a special issue devoted to Social Inequalities and Health. In many nations the economic and political changes associated with increasing economic...
Thu, 2007-11-01 23:00
The mandate of the Survivors’ Debate program(s) is to educate, to discuss and to escalate the patient/caregiver ovarian cancer voice at both the public and decision-making levels. To preserve autonomy, it is survivor-led/organized and encourages full...
Thu, 2007-11-01 23:00
The Aboriginal Women's Health and Healing Research Group (AWHHRG) is a national network of First Nations, Métis and Inuit women researchers interested in community-based research focused on the health of Aboriginal women, their families and communities....
Thu, 2007-11-01 23:00
Integration-Net is a communications, information and research tool to support the work of the Canadian settlement community and serves as a communications tool for the settlement community in Canada. 
Thu, 2007-10-25 23:00
Written by: Marsden Wagner, M.D, M.S. 2006. University of California Press. In this rare, behind-the-scenes look at what goes on in hospitals across the country, a longtime medical insider and international authority on childbirth assesses the flawed...
Thu, 2007-10-25 23:00
With one woman dying every single minute from complications during pregnancy or childbirth, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro today urged greater investment to improve women's health, including reducing maternal deaths.  "Now, it...
Thu, 2007-10-25 23:00
The number of regulated nurses employed in nursing in Canada grew by more than 15,000 in the four years between 2003 and 2006, reaching 325,299. This represents a growth of 5% in the number of nurses compared to a 3% growth in the Canadian population...