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Sun, 2008-05-25 23:00
Using any form of contraception dramatically reduces a woman’s chance of having an unintended pregnancy, and the most effective methods virtually eliminate that risk. But finding the right method can be challenging for many women, and using...
Sun, 2008-05-25 23:00
Higher incidences of congenital anomalies, including cryptorchidism (undescended testicles) and hypospadias, were found in boys whose mothers had higher serum levels of certain organochlorine compounds, researchers say. Two separate studies presented...
Sun, 2008-05-25 23:00
Total drug spending in Canada is estimated to have reached $26.9 billion in 2007, according to figures released today by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI). This represents an estimated annual growth rate of 7.2%, an increase of...
Sun, 2008-05-25 23:00
If you are expecting your first baby, we request your participation by completing this survey. You are invited to participate in this National Maternity Care Attitudes and Beliefs study, funded by Canadian Institutes of Health Research and supported by...
Sun, 2008-05-25 23:00
Contact, Help, Advice and Information Networks (CHAIN) is a network designed to facilitate links between health care professionals, specialists, researchers, educators, managers, librarians and other professionals. You can request to become a member of...
Tue, 2008-05-13 23:00
The Harper government introduced Bill C-51, An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act, into the House of Commons on April 8th, 2008 together with Bill C-52, An Act respecting the Safety of Consumer Products. Both bills are part of the industry-friendly Food...
Tue, 2008-05-13 23:00
Investing in Midwives Crucial to Improving Maternal Health, Stresses UN Official Paying tribute to the work of midwives in saving the lives of women around the world, the head of the United Nations Population Fund  has called for greater investments to...
Tue, 2008-05-13 23:00
Fourth Report of the Subcommittee on Population Health of the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology The National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health - NNDH, Canada April 2008 This report purpose is to: outline...
Tue, 2008-05-13 23:00
The report was produced to support the National Audit Office’s (NAO) Value for Money study of neonatal services in England. Therefore, the report aims to provide a compendium of relevant data to facilitate comparisons and benchmarking of neonatal...
Tue, 2008-05-13 23:00
November 5-7, 2008  Toronto, ON Reducing Health Disparities Through Collaborative Action between Diverse Communities, Mental Health & Addictions Service Providers and Policy Makers In the mental health and addictions services system, creating an...
Tue, 2008-05-13 23:00
Please sign an open statement opposing Bill C-484, the "Unborn Victims of Crime Act". To Organizations: To sign, please send an email with your organization's name in both French and English to joyce@arcc-cdac.ca More information is available on-line....
Tue, 2008-05-13 23:00
Policies of Exclusion, Poverty & Health: Stories from the front, which is the outcome of an intense study of 21 women living in poverty in one Canadian community. The series includes the 21 stories, written in the women’s own words, plus two reports...
Tue, 2008-05-13 23:00
The Honouring Life Network is a project of the National Aboriginal Health Organization. The Web site offers culturally relevant information and resources on suicide prevention to help Aboriginal people deal with a problem that has reached crisis...
Tue, 2008-05-06 23:00
The Canadian Population Health Initiative (CPHI) of the Canadian Institute for Health Information is pleased to provide you with a copy of the Spring 2008 edition of Health of the Nation: A Population Health Perspective.  The aim of the newsletter is to...
Tue, 2008-05-06 23:00
The Rainbow Health Network has developed a pamphlet : What are the Social Determinants of Health for LGBTTTIQ People?  The pamphlet can be downloaded in English or French.
Tue, 2008-05-06 23:00
A powerful essay series by some of Canada’s leading thinkers on income inequality. The contributors to this essay series come from all kinds of academic backgrounds. Though all the contributors are distinguished and well-respected for their academic work...
Tue, 2008-05-06 23:00
Canadian Policy Research Networks, CPRN Research Report - April 2008 Margaret MacAdam - Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care “…..a literature review examines articles and papers that study comprehensive models of integrated or coordinated care...
Tue, 2008-05-06 23:00
Take back Mother's Day from the throes of commercialism, and celebrate its founding spirit by supporting women today who are working for peace and justice. Learn more.
Sat, 2008-05-03 23:00
Edited by Diane Driedger & Michelle OwenSpring 2008 This much-needed collection of original articles invites the reader to examine the key issues in the lives of women with chronic illnesses. The authors explore how society reacts to women with...
Sun, 2008-04-27 23:00
The Fédération des médecins spécialistes du Québec (FMSQ) denounce Bill C-484 (Unborn Victims of Crime Act) to amend the Criminal Code so that charges can be laid in all cases causing the death of an unborn child. This could, implicitly, give legal...