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It is time for a national birthing strategy  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39439

Proposes a national birthing strategy to help address a shortage of maternity healthcare professionals and a looming maternity care crisis.

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Published: Spring/Summer 2007
Aboriginal women's employment in non-traditional and resource extractive industries in northern Manitoba: an exploration of the issues  
http://www.pwhce.ca/pdf/aborigWomenEmployment.pdf

Describes the experiences and perceptions of nine First Nations and Métis women, in and around Thompson Manitoba, who participated as employees or trainees in non-traditional and resource extractive industries. Includes positive experiences and specific gender-based, socio-economic and health issues which challenged their ability to fully participate and benefit from these northern economic opportunities.

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Published: July 2010
Integrating tobacco cessation interventions into mental health, substance use and anti-violence services: Research summary  
http://www.bccewh.bc.ca/publications-resources/documents/IntegratingTobaccoCessation_November2011.pdf

Summarizes the results of a study on the feasibility of integrating tobacco treatment and support within mental health, addictions and sexual violence services, in a gender informed way. The study included focus groups with service providers and with smokers, and a review of the literature on tobacco cessation in the mental health, substance use, and trauma treatment fields. Found that smokers who use mental health, substance use, and sexual violence services are generally knowledgeable about the harms of smoking, and the majority are interested in quitting.

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Published: 2011