Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)

Centres of Excellence for Women's Health (CEWH)

The Journey to Compassionate Care : One woman’s experience with early harm-reduction programs in BC

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Author: 
Susan C. Boyd
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Vol. 10, N. 1
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Network/Le Réseau
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Fall/Winter 2007
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Winnipeg, MB

Discusses the creation of one of the first woman-centred, harm-reduction programs for women from the downtown eastside of Vancouver. Also discusses harm reduction and pre-and post-natal care, as well as improving maternal outcomes through harm-reduction programs.

From hurting to healing touch : Infant feeding experiences of women survivors of childhood sexual abuse

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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National Network on Environments and Women’s Health
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Vol. 10, N. 1
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
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Fall/Winter 2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses a sensitive practice model that lactation consultants and those who offer mother-to-mother support can use in helping women who have faced abuse reconnect with their bodies and heal through breastfeeding.

How “Mad Cow” disease affects farm families and communities across Canada

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
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Carol Amaratunga
Wilfreda E. Thurston
Sarah Crowe
Madhu Sindhwani
Allison Farber
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Vol. 10, N. 1
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Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
Fall/Winter 2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Demonstrates why there is a social imperative in understanding how "Mad Cow" disease has affected the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities (using a gender-based analysis) so that programs and policies can be put in place and evaluated to promote the health and well-being of Canadian farm, ranch and rural families.

Alarming rates of cancer in pets and wildlife offer clues to human cancers : Studies show chemical contaminants may disrupt thyroid function, cause breast cancers and taint placental blood and fetal development

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Guy Dauncey
Michael Gilbertson
Edition: 
Vol. 10, N. 1
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
Fall/Winter 2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Winning the war on cancer : Cancer prevention: Rachel Carson’s "imperative" need

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Liz Armstrong
Angela Rickman
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Vol. 10, N. 1
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Network/Le Réseau
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Fall/Winter 2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

A retrospective look at the forty-five years that have followed the release of Rachel Carson's book, Silent Spring, that both struck the match that lit the modern environmental movement but also provided an eloquent, compelling argument that man-made substances were driving cancer rates to alarming levels.

Women and Private Health Insurance : A Review of the Issues

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Women and Health Care Reform
Edition: 
Vol. 10, N. 1
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
Fall/Winter 2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses what would be the impact of private health insurance on women and their families.

Women’s equality has come a long way and we’re not finished yet

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Shari Graydon
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Vol. 10, N. 1
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Network/Le Réseau
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Fall/Winter 2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses how on paper, in law, women's equality has come a long way, but that many inequities remain.

Timely Access to Care : Exploring the Gender Dimensions

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Margaret Haworth-Brockman
Women and Health Care Reform
Edition: 
Vol. 10, N. 1
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
Fall/Winter 2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses the Women and Health Care Reform workshop with provincial and federal health planners and policy makers in March of 2007 to about how gender-based analysis can be used to better understand the concepts of wait times and how they affect women.

Long-term care homes legislation : Lessons from Ontario

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Bev Baines
Edition: 
Vol. 10, N. 1
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
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Fall/Winter 2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Looks at why gender matters when discussing long-term care homes using the Ontario Legislature's 2007 Long-term Care Homes Act as an example.

Women, gender and mental health : Moving out of the shadows

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
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Canadian Women’s Health Network
Edition: 
Vol. 10, N. 1
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
Fall/Winter 2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses the Canadian Women's Health Network's national workshop on women, gender and mental health held in Ottawa in October 2007. The workshop brought together researchers, communitty-based services providers and educators, non-governmental organizations and policy makers interested and active in gender-based and women's mental health issues to explore the mandate of the newly formed Mental Health Commission of Canada, and to establish strategies for ensuring women are not left out of the picture.

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