Health promotion

Health promotion

Health promotion: foundations for practice

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Jennie Naidoo
Jane Wills
Publisher: 
Baillière Tindall
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Provides the theoretical framework to encourage students and health practitioners to see the potential for health promotion in their work.

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HEAP.N25 2000
ISBN 0702024481
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

A life course approach to women's health

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English
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Paper
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Diana Kuh (ed.)
Rebecca Hardy (ed.)
Publisher: 
Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Looks at the social and biological risk factors (in early and later life) for women's health throughout her life span.

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ISBN 0192632892
WOMH.A53 2002 (CWHN Offices)
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Healthy women, healthy lives: a guide to preventing disease, from the Landmark Nurses' Health Study

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English
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Paper
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Susan E. Hankinson (ed.)
Graham A. Colditz (ed.)
JoAnn E. Manson (ed.)
Frank E. Speizer (ed.)
Publisher: 
Simon & Schuster Source
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides findings from the Nurses's Health Study, incorporated in tips and strategies for women looking to make healthy lifestyle changes.

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ISBN 0684855194
WOMH.H43 2001 (CWHN Offices)
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Evaluating health promotion: practice and methods

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English
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Paper
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Margaret Thorogood (ed.)
Yolande Coombes (ed.)
Publisher: 
Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Sets the concepts of health promotion and of evaluation in their historical context and highlights key issues in the evaluation of health promotion interventions.

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HEAP.E93 2000 (CWHN Offices)
ISBN 0192631691
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Includes index.

Personal health practices

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English
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Online
Author: 
Heather Maclean
Keva Glynn
Zhenyuan Cao
Donna Ansara
Publisher: 
BMC Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Reviews the social context of women's health practices and self-reported health. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women)

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ISSN 14726874
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Includes bibliographical references.

Health Care in Canada Survey

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Research
Community education/development
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Creates Canadian annual national health care surveys that examine health care providers, managers, and the public.

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International Food Information Council Foundation

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Spanish
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Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Policy development

Collects and disseminates science-based information on food safety and nutritution to health and nutrition professionals, educators, journalists, government officials and consumers.

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Primary Telephone: 
202-296-6540
Email Address: 
foodinfo@ific.org
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Fax Number: 
202-296-6547
Street Address: 
430-1100 Connecticut Ave NW
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20036

Healthy measures

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English
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Online
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Ontario Public Health Association
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Promotes steps that women from ages 25 to 45 can take to improve their health based on a three-pronged approach of healthy eating, physical activity, and self-esteem.

Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
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Research
Policy development
Recherche
Élaboration de politiques

Works to determine how the periodic health examination might enhance or protect the health of Canadians and to recommend a plan for a lifetime program of periodic health assessments for persons living in Canada. // Fourni l'information nécessaire aux prestateurs de soins de santé, aux responsables de la planification des soins de santé et aux consommateurs afin de les aider à décider de l’utilisation ou non de toute une gamme d’interventions préventives.

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Primary Telephone: 
(519) 858-5181 ext. 22104
Email Address: 
ctf@ctfphc.org
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Fax Number: 
(519) 858-5112
Street Address: 
117-100 Collip Circle
City: 
London
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
N6G 4X8
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<p>multiple languages found - // in abstract</p>

Understanding the needs of nurses working in First Nations and Inuit communities with respect to misuse of tobacco, and current

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English
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Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada
Publisher: 
Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Informs the work of the First Nations and Inuit Control Strategy in areas of capacity building and community engagement through the exploration and understanding of needs of nurses working with and in First Nations and Inuit communities, relative to tobacco misuse and current trends in health promotion. Examines what is needed, what is working and what can be shared among First Nations and Inuit communities, regarding tobacco misuse reduction, from the voices of the front line workers, the nurses themselves.

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