Sites and Mailing Lists

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.

New Listserv on CBPR & Research Ethics

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Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) would like to invite you to subscribe and participate in our new listserv focused on the topic of Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) & Research Ethics

CCPH is excited about fostering discussion on how communities, academics, institutional review boards (IRBs), research ethics boards (REBs), community advisory boards (CABs) and others can work together to address the ethical issues that arise in CBPR.  We hope you will find this listserv a place to network with others, distribute resources, and share promising practices.

Society for Women's Health Research

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The Society for Women's Health Research is an American non-profit organization whose mission is to improve the health of all women through research, education and advocacy. The Society encourages the study of sex differences between women and men that affect the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease.

CHNET-Works! Fireside Chats

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Fireside Chats are FREE pan-Canadian discussion forums for professionals in community health, using a simultaneous toll free telephone and internet conference. 

Fireside Chats are an opportunity to directly connect with Advisors on Tap - community health professionals with expertise and experience in their field. Fireside Chats include a brief presentation as well as the opportunity for discussions around current and pressing issues in community health. The intent is to support a community of practice that encourages the development of evidence based policies, programs and services in community health.  Upcoming chats include Emergency Preparedness - The Role of Nurses and Built Environments - Infrastructure and Chronic Disease Prevention.  More information and registration is available on the CHNET-Works site.

boilingfrog

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boilingfrog presents a series of podcasts recorded during a cross-Canada multi-media tour, celebrating the most current information, analysis and inspiration related to mental, physical and planetary health. They look at the reasons for the recent rise in depression, and at the myriad of treatments available, including pharmaceutical and holistic, within the context of Big-Pharma and corporate culture.

Arts and Health "Crossing Borders"

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Arts and Health blog created by Cheryl McLean, Publisher of CCAHTE the Canadian based international and interdisciplinary open access peer reviewed journal of the creative arts in health, training and education.

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