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Sharing our stories on promoting health and community healing: an Aboriginal women's health project  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/deiterReport.pdf

Presents a broad historical overview of Aboriginal women's health issues and recommendations on how to address and improve the health of Aboriginal women in Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

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Published: 2001
"We did it together": low-income mothers working toward a healthier community  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/didItTogether.pdf

Analyzes the determinants of health as they contribute to poverty of low-income mothers and their children. Makes recommendations to create more effective health promotion programs.

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Published: 2001
Highlights of the Canadian arctic contaminants assessment report : a community reference manual
Highlights information from the Canadian Arctic Contaminants Assessment Report, a report that summaraizes the results of research conducted by the Arctic Environmental Strategy northern Contaminant Program from 1991 to 1997.
Published: 1997
Community health centres: the better way to health reform
Sets out the case for strengthening primary care and proposes a key part of the solution - the creation of a network of community health centres in each province.
Published: 1995
User's guide to 40 community health indicators
Provides a guide for those interested in the interpretation of health indicators, and contributes to a common base for other community health information systems.
Published: 1992
Sharing responsibility: building healthy communities in Winnipeg's North End  
http://ius.uwinnipeg.ca/pdf/wira_healthy_communities.pdf
Explores the perceptions of inner-city residents and service providers to represent their ideas about building healthy communities. Provides a series of recommendations for involving residents in community building. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Gender and HIV/AIDS: the nuts and bolts of gender-based analysis  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/pdf/Gender_and_HIV_The_Nuts_and_bolts_of_GBA.pdf
Presents five health and community care programs that could benefit from gender-based analysis. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Taking on goliath: an inside look at health planning   
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1980_Healthsharing_Vol_1_No_2_Spring.pdf

This article is an interview with Doreen Hamilton, a public health nurse who was the Maternal and Child Health Consultant with the Toronto Public Health Department and sat as a member of the Joint Committee on High-Risk Pregnancy; The committee produced a report calling for the establishment of a regionalized perinatal network in Toronto along the lines of a programme that was operating in Cleveland, Ohio at the time. In this interview, she shares her critical experience of the health planning process.

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Published: 1980
Naming our experience : mary o'brien and the politics of reproduction  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1983_Healthsharing_Summer.pdf

This article consists of excerpts from an address delivered in Toronto on March 13, 1983 entitled "The Politics of Reproduction." Weaves together a number of themes and concerns in an effort to identify how women's experience has been appropriated and redefined by men, and what women must do to reclaim our experience. 

 


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Published: 1983
Standing still and taking stock: the well being interview  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1980_Healthsharing_Vol_1_No_3_Summer.pdf

This article discusses the possibility of seeing our health on a continuum rather than about health and sickness; Introduces the Well Being Interview (WBI) as a preventative health oriented tool, discusses the benefits and limitations of this tool for women.

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Published: 1980