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A healthy balance: women's paid and unpaid work in Nova Scotia  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol4no2EN.pdf

Reports on the Healthy Balance Research Program, a project that studied the diversity of caregiving in Nova Scotia.

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Published: 2005
Women's unpaid caregiving and stress  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol5no1EN.pdf

Discusses research on unpaid caregiving and mental health issues, conducted by the Healthy Balanace Research Program.

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Published: 2006
Snapshots of the lives of caregivers: "I do it because I love her and I care"  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/acewh/SnapshotsCaregivers.pdf

Illustrates the multiple responsibilities of women primary caregivers in the household, by photographs and narratives.

The Healthy Balance Research program worked to: examine the relationship among unpaid caregiving work (performed on its own or in combination with paid work), empowerment and health status; foster "uptake" of new ideas and practices in policies; promote innovation in programs and health-service delivery that reflects new insights into the values and expectations brought to caregiving and paid work; and, strengthen research capacity in Atlantic Canada by recruiting and retaining health researchers. It was a collaboration between the Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (ACEWH), Dalhousie University and the Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women (NSACSW).

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Published: 2006
A portrait of unpaid care in Nova Scotia  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/acewh/PortraitUnpaidCare.pdf

Looks at the relationship between caregiving and its impact on the health and economic condition of caregivers and individuals who receive care in Nova Scotia.

The Healthy Balance Research program worked to: examine the relationship among unpaid caregiving work (performed on its own or in combination with paid work), empowerment and health status; foster "uptake" of new ideas and practices in policies; promote innovation in programs and health-service delivery that reflects new insights into the values and expectations brought to caregiving and paid work; and, strengthen research capacity in Atlantic Canada by recruiting and retaining health researchers. It was a collaboration between the Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (ACEWH), Dalhousie University and the Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women (NSACSW).

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Published: 2006
Women's paid and unpaid work: women in Nova Scotia  
http://women.gov.ns.ca/pubs2004_05/Paid_Unpaid2004revised.pdf

Provides statistical data looking on Nova Scotia women and paid and unpaid work.

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Published: 2004
Survival strategies: women on employment support & income assistance (ESIA) in Nova Scotia provide their key recommendations for  
http://www.womenscentre.ca/pdfs/reports/Survival%20Strategies%20Report.pdf
Examines the experiences of women living in poverty and the ways current ESIA policies are impacting their daily lives. Details their priorities for change. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Struggling to survive: women on employment support and income assistance (ESIA) in Nova Scotia provide their priority areas for   
http://www.womenscentre.ca/pdfs/reports/StrugglingtoSurvive.pdf
Outlines priority areas identified by women living in poverty to help them gain meaningful employment, provide for their families, and live a life independent of the ESIA. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Bridging the gaps: a capacity building project to assess the needs of breast health and breast cancer support and information wi  
http://www.bca.ns.ca/bridgingthegaps/
Works to raise the awareness of breast cancer and the supports presently available to Black women in Nova Scotia. (See Details)
Published: 1999
A report on the sexual and reproductive health needs of a sample of young men, young African Nova Scotian women and women over 5
Examines the sexual and reproductive health needs of young men, young African Nova Scotian women, and older women. Highlights the socio-demographic characteristics and the sexual and reproductive health status of these groups.
Published: 2001
The final push: making midwives part of the Nova Scotia health system  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39485
Provides an overview of the current status of midwifery in Nova Scotia. (See Details)
Published: 2005