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Manitoba

Women and social assistance policy in Saskatchewan and Manitoba

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Josephine Savarese
Bonnie Morton
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Provides a gendered analysis of changes in income assistance policies and a description of advocacy services and the barriers women face in asserting their rights to income security.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0973504897
PWHCE POVR.S28 2005
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Living well: Aboriginal women, cultural identity and wellness

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Alex Wilson
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Reports on a research project that studied the positive impact of cultural identity on the wellness of Aboriginal women in Manitoba.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14963612
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Solutions that work: fighting poverty in Winnipeg

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Jim Silver (ed.)
Publisher: 
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Manitoba and Fernwood Publishing
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Looks at poverty in Winnipeg from different perspectives, and produces a layered and textured analysis focusing on solutions to poverty.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1552660214
POVR.S55 2000
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Results from phase II of the enhanced surveillance of sexually transmitted diseases among Winnipeg street-involved youth study

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Carole M. Beaudoin
Publisher: 
Manitoba Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines the incidence of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among street youth and the behavioural and social risk factors that place them at risk for infection.

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Includes bibliographical references.

An analysis of barriers facing immigrant women and their families in accessing health and social services

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Catherine Hakim
Georgia Angom
Publisher: 
Immigrant Women's Association of Manitoba
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Analyzes the barriers that immigrant and refugee women face in accessing health and social services. Provides recommendations for action at all levels of service delivery.

ISBN/ISSN: 
IMWO.H35 1999

Enfants en santé Manitoba

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
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English
Français
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Policy development
Élaboration de politiques

Bridges departments and governments and, together with the community, works to improve the well-being of Manitoba's children and youth. Focuses on child-centred public policy through the integration of financial and community-based family supports. Researches best practices and models and adapts these to Manitoba's unique situation. Strengthens provincial policies and programs for healthy child and adolescent development, from the prenatal period to adulthood. Evaluates programs and services to find the most effective ways to achieve the best possible outcomes for Manitoba children, families, and communities. // Réunit les ministères et les gouvernements, et avec l'aide de la communauté, travaille à améliorer le bien-être des enfants et des jeunes du Manitoba. Se concentre sur une politique publique axée sur l'enfant en intégrant l'aide financière et les services de soutien à la famille dans la communauté. Recherche les meilleurs pratiques et modèles d'intervention et les adapte aux réalités de l'environnement manitobain. Renforce les politiques et les programmes provinciaux axés sur le sain développement des enfants et des adolescents (de la période prénatale jusqu'à l'âge adulte). Évalue ensuite les programmes et les services pour trouver les moyens les plus efficaces d'obtenir les meilleurs résultats possibles auprès des enfants, des familles et des communautés du Manitoba.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(204) 945-2266
Email Address: 
healthychild@gov.mb.ca
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-888-848-0140
Street Address: 
219 - 114 Garry Street
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3C 4V6
Internal Notes : 
multiple languages found - // in abstract

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Policy development

Licenses Manitoba physicians; monitors standards of medical practice; investigates complaints against physicians; and provides advice on ethical, legal, and quality-of-care matters. Website includes a directory of physicians in Manitoba.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
204-774-4344
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
204-774-0750
Street Address: 
1000-1661 Portage Ave
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3J 3T7

Fetal Alcohol Family Association of Manitoba Inc.

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Offers support to families and provides workshops and presentations to families and professionals on a variety of topics concerning individuals with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD).

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
204-786-1847
Email Address: 
fafam@mts.net
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
204-789-9850
Street Address: 
210-500 Portage Ave
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3C 3X1

Finding breast cancer early could save your life (German)

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German
Translated Title: 
Früherkennung von Brustkrebs könnte Ihr Leben retten
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Manitoba Breast Screening Program
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Describes, in German, the Manitoba Breast Screening Program, what a woman can expect when she has a mammogram, how long she has to wait to get her results, and how to book an appointment in Manitoba.

Finding breast cancer early could save your life (Hindi)

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Hindi
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Paper
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Publisher: 
Manitoba Breast Screening Program
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Describes, in Hindi, the Manitoba Breast Screening Program, what a woman can expect when she has a mammogram, how long she has to wait to get her results, and how to book an appointment in Manitoba.

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