Health promotion

Health promotion

Reading Romanow : the implications of the final report of The Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada for women

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Care Reform
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Pat Armstrong
Madeline Boscoe
Barbara Clow
Karen R. Grant
Ann Pederson
Kay Willson
Olena Hankivsky
Beth Jackson
Marina Morrow
Publisher: 
National Coordinating Group on Health Care Reform and Women
Publication Date: 
2003

Offers a chapter-by-chapter gendered analysis of the Final Report of the Royal Commission on the Future of Health Care, Building on Values: The Future of Health Care in Canada (Romanow 2002).

ISBN/ISSN: 
CEX HERF.A76 2003
ISBN 0968928560
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Canadian Centre on Minority Affairs

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Research
Advocacy

The CCMA's mission is to develop and promote social development and public policy initiatives for the Caribbean Canadian community through research, human resources development, public education, advocacy and international cooperation.

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Primary Telephone: 
416-441-3249
Email Address: 
info@ccmacanada.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
416-441-2068
Street Address: 
400-1200 Eglinton Ave E
City: 
North York
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M3C 1H9

Health promotion and preventive measures: interpreting messages at midlife

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English
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Paper
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Lynn M. Meadows
Wilfreda E. Thurston
Carol A. Berenson
Publisher: 
Qualitative Health Research
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Thousand Oaks, CA

Provides insight into the cultural messages that midlife women receive about preventive health care.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAP.M43 2001
ISSN 10497323

Health promotion glossary

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Don Nutbeam
Publisher: 
World Health Organization (WHO)
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Provides an overview of ideas and concepts which are central to contemporary health promotion.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAP.N88 1998
Notes: 
<p>Includes bibliographical references.</p>

Aboriginal diabetes initiative: First Nations on-reserve and Inuit in Inuit communities: program framework

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English
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Paper
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Health Canada
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Outlines the Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative, a Health Canada project designed to help meet the needs of Aboriginal people in combating the epidemic of type 2 diabetes in their communities. Describes the target population, program purpose, program objectives, program elements, delivery model, funding, criteria and implementation, and monitoring and evaluation, for the Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.A26 2000
ISBN 0662293746

Aboriginal diabetes initiative: Métis, off-reserve aboriginal and urban Inuit prevention and promotion: program framework

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English
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Paper
Online
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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides an overview of the Métis, Off-reserve Aboriginal and Urban Inuit Prevention and Promotion (MOAUIPP) component of the Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative, a strategy announced by the Government of Canada in 1999. Designed to assist in meeting the needs of Aboriginal people dealing with the epidemic of type 2 diabetes in their communities. Describes the program purpose, target population, objectives, primary prevention and health promotion priorities, program delivery model, funding, project criteria, accessing program resources, and monitoring and evaluation for the MOAUIPP.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.A26 2000
ISBN 0662296796

Taking action: mobilizing communities to provide recreation for women on low incomes

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Wendy Frisby
Fearon Blair
Therese Dorer
Larena Hill
Jennifer Fenton
Bryna Kopelow
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Presents guidelines emerging from The Kamloops Women’s Action Project designed to address health needs of women living below the poverty line by encouraging involvement in community recreation.

ISBN/ISSN: 
BCCEWH POVR.F75 2001
ISBN 1894356217
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Literature review: best mechanisms to influence health risk behaviour

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English
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Author: 
University of Health Network Women's Health Program
Publisher: 
Ontario Women's Health Council
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides a critical appraisal of the published literature that exists in the areas of health promotion and prevention and the area of public policy to identify best mechanisms to influence health risk behaviour among women in Ontario.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAE.L58 2000
Notes: 
<p>Includes bibliographical references.</p>

Health promotion for women

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
W E Thurston
M O'Connor
Publisher: 
Health Canada, Women's Health Bureau
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses health promotion and disease prevention issues and programs in relation to gender and the needs of women's health. Prepared for the Canada-U.S.A. Women's Health Forum, Ottawa, ON, 1996 (CANUSA).

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<p>Includes bibliographical references.</p>

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

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Online
Author: 
Connie Deiter
Linda Otway
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

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.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0968969208
PWHCE ABGN.D45 2001
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
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