Search Resources (English): Women's health clinics

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Voices from the front lines: models of women-centred care in Manitoba and Saskatchewan  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/voicesFrontLines.pdf
Examines women–centred care in Manitoba and Saskatchewan, compared with other women–centred models. Details elements that comprise all–encompassing women-centred care. (See Details)
Published: 2002
The Asian Women's Health Clinic: addressing cultural barriers to preventive health care  
http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/reprint/159/4/350.pdf
Describes the reasons behind the creation of the Asian Women's Health Clinic. Also details the clinic's operations, and lessons learned. Includes references. (See Details)
Published: 1998
PEI well women's clinics: a case study of gender specific clinics to increasing screening rates  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/PEIWellWomen.pdf

This project reviews the use of Well Women's Clinics to increase screening rates of hard-to-reach women. This model can support new health intervention policies to increase health screening methods for gender specific conditions that respond well to early detection, e.g., cervical or prostate cancer.

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Published: 2001
In search of a healing place: Aboriginal women in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside  
http://home.cc.umanitoba.ca/~hallmanb/files/GEOG4290-readings-pdf/benoit-carroll-choudhry-2003.pdf

Discusses how the health care concerns of Aboriginal women are being met by Urban Aboriginal Health Centres. Uses a case-study approach whereby three separate focus groups were conducted with Aboriginal women who were clients of the Vancouver Native Health Society (VNHS), its sister organization, Sheway, or residents of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (DTES). In Social Science & Medicine 56 (2003) 821–833.

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Published: 2003
Visions for women’s reproductive care: interview with two health activists  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1988_Healthsharing_Vol_9_No_2_Spring.pdf

This article shares an interview with two health activists about development in the pro-choice struggle and the fight to legalize midwifery. Discuss the importance of shared visions and the complexities of balancing short and long-term strategies to achieve fundamental change. 


 

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Published: 1988