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Gender, health, and sustainable development: an African perspective
Presents the proceedings of a workshop held in Nairobi, Kenya, 5-8 October 1993. An examination of several themes such as: AIDS, Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Gender; Tropical Diseases and Gender; Environmental Stress, Production Actvities, Health and Gender; Social Issues, Gender and Health are discussed. This also includes Working Group Discussions and Related Topics and initiatives informally presented at the workshop.
Published: 1994
Getting a good start in the workplace  
http://www.canadian-health-network.ca/servlet/ContentServer?cid=1065187486939&pagename=CHN-RCS/CHNResource/CHNResourcePageTemplate&c=CHNResource&lang=En
Discusses workplace health including employees’ rights and responsibilities regarding safety, dealing with stress, and work/life balance initiatives. Includes resources. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Preventing work-related injuries: soft tissue injuries  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/40809
Looks at ways to prevent soft-tissue injuries in the workplace. Also examines effective ways of dealing with these injuries. (See Details)
Published: 2005
A healthy workplace is good for your health  
http://www.canadian-health-network.ca/servlet/ContentServer?cid=1169408550471&pagename=CHN-RCS/CHNResource/CHNResourcePageTemplate&c=CHNResource
Discusses the seven key ingredients to a healthy workplace, how a sense of control over working conditions can make a difference, and the Neighbour at Work principle of how reducing stress increases health. (See Details)
Women's occupational health: a critical review and discussion of current issues
Discusses women's place in the workplace and its implications for occupational health, and provides a brief review of some gender-insensitive data-gathering techniques. Concentrates on the following four areas: methods and data collection; directing attention to women's occupational health problems; musculoskeletal disease; mental and emotional stress. Concludes by pointing out some neglected occupational groups and health issues.
Published: 1997
Domestic violence prevention: a workplace initiative: resource guide for employers  
http://www.gov.mb.ca/wd/pdf_files/dvbook.pdf
Explains how violence against women is a workplace issue. Examines the costs to the workplace, including drops in productivity, increases in absenteeism and greater risk of violence in the workplace. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Building alliances to improve women's occupational health  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/messing.pdf
Presents problems facing women workers and how women workers have attempted to deal with them, with some indications of the important issues. (See Details)
Published: 1999
The gender workplace health gap in Europe
Looks at how embedded gender assumptions affect occupational health.
Published: 2003
Gender, health, and sustainable development: a Latin American perspective: proceedings of a workshop held in Montevideo, Uraguay
Proceedings of a Workshop held in Montevideo, Uruguay, 26-29 April 1994. A compilation of papers with the following themes: AIDS, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and Gender; Environmental Stress, Production Activities, Health, and Gender; Tropical Diseases and Gender; Indigenous Peoples' Health Issues; and Health Care Providers. Includes Working Group Discussions and Related Topics and Initiatives Informally Presented at the Workshop.
Published: 1994
An anthology on women, health and environment  
http://www.who.int/docstore/peh/archives/women/wompretoc.htm
Examines environmental factors affecting women's health. Details how women, health and environment are linked concepts. Covers such topics as water quality, nutrition and agriculture, housing and shelter, and more. (See Details)
Published: 1994