Search Resources (English): Community health, Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)

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Sharing our stories on promoting health and community healing: an Aboriginal women's health project

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

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
Gender and HIV/AIDS: the nuts and bolts of gender-based analysis
Presents five health and community care programs that could benefit from gender-based analysis. (See Details)
Published: 2005
A practical guide to PhotoVoice: sharing pictures, telling stories and changing communities

A step by step guide on how to bring together small groups of women to capture their stories foster discussion of their community's issues such as women's poverty, food security and health.

In a PhotoVoice project, after training from a professional photographer, women use a disposable camera to take pictures that represent their experiences of living in poverty, and the policies and programs they would like to change or keep. The women then meet to share their pictures and talk about what the photos mean to them. Their powerful images can be showcased in public showings, to broaden awareness of the realities of living in poverty and stimulate action for just social and economic policies to improve women's lives.

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Published: 2009