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Accessible Vacation Home Exchange

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The Independent Living Institute launches new version of its Accessible Vacation Home Exchange service

Swapping homes with other persons with similar needs, in other parts of the world, is a low-cost and practical alternative. You can find out in advance how accessible the vacation home is, since you can ask your swap partner relevant questions. And, unlike most other tourists, you’ll have an infrastructure of neighbors and local contacts in place as you arrive.

Health Evidence

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www.health-evidence.ca is designed to provide quality research evidence to public health decision makers, saving you time by searching, screening, and rating the systematic review evidence to compile it in a free, searchable online registry.

The Pop Reporter

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The Pop Reporter is a weekly e-zine that links to the latest research and news reports on reproductive health and other related issues.

Health Nexus

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For over 20 years Health Nexus (formerly the Ontario Prevention Clearinghouse) has been enabling communities to promote health-in Ontario and beyond. At little or no cost, we help organizations and individuals develop and implement prevention and health promotion strategies, which aim to enhance well-being and reduce demand on the health care and social service systems. Our three strategic areas of focus are: early child development, chronic disease prevention and health equity (inclusion). 

Women’s Healthy Environments Network (WHEN)

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Since its inception in 1994, Women's Healthy Environments Network has been educating the general public, media and policy makers to the fact that environmental health is a key determinant of public health.

Wikigender

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Wikigender is your online platform to find and exchange information related to gender equality. The website is work in progress and benefits from your active participation. Users are invited to comment on or improve existing articles, and to create or upload new documents. By providing a platform to share experiences and to learn from each other’s knowledge, Wikigender will contribute to a better understanding on the situation of men and women around the world.

HEALTH INNOVATION FORUM

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HEALTH INNOVATION FORUM is a multi-year program that aims to promote health care innovations within and beyond the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC). The MUHC's Institute for Strategic Analysis and Innovation has partnered with Parkhurst Publishing, a leading Canadian medical publishing company, to explore ideas, technologies and practices that can raise the bar on health system performance. 

Health Innovation in Context

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A new blog -Health Innovation in Context- is now online. The goal is to develop a knowledge-transfer platform and foster dialogue between journalists, patient associations, decision-makers and researchers. Each month, a new topic will be featured and various issues raised by emerging and existing innovations (prenatal screening tests, pharmacogenomics, predictive medicine) will be explored. Interviews with scientists will be available online while comments from readers will be posted.

Your Medicare Rights

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Anywhere in Canada, medically necessary services are 100 per cent paid for by government. This right is protected under the Canada Health Act and provincial legislation.

Yet sometimes patients get charged for medically necessary care. This website lists the sorts of illegal fees Canadians encounter and tells you how to fight them.

Proudly Pro-Choice

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January 28th, 2008 marks the 20th anniversary of the Morgentaler decision, which decriminalized abortion in Canada. Throughout the year, activists and community groups will hold events to celebrate the importance of this decision. The Proudly Pro-Choice website offers a schedule of events organized to celebration freedom of choice.

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