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Fri, 2008-02-08 01:00
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...
Wed, 2008-02-06 01:00
World Health Organization - Regional Office for Europe Copenhagen -, Denmark - 2008 A new tool to help policy-makers and professionals incorporate gender analysis into their programs and policies, which forms part of the European strategy for child and...
Wed, 2008-02-06 01:00
A documentary by Carol Ciancutti-Leyva At a time when more women than ever are getting breast implants, fewer voices than ever seem to be asking “Why?” And fewer still are asking “Are they safe?” ABSOLUTELY SAFE takes an open-minded, personal approach to...
Wed, 2008-02-06 01:00
The Adolescent Breast Health Resource Package (BHR) is a school and community groups educational resource for adolescent girls that addresses breast health. The BHR provides ready-to-use, interactive, age appropriate activities, educational materials and...
Wed, 2008-02-06 01:00
We often use our hands and wrists while we are at our desks, especially when we use computers. When we keep making the same movements, we could strain or even injure our hands and wrists. This five-minute video (the latest addition to the Physical...
Wed, 2008-02-06 01:00
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...
Wed, 2008-01-30 01:00
 Author: Roger Dobson Abergavenny Black women in Britain develop breast cancer up to 21 years earlier than white women. They are seen at a median age of 46-four years before routine NHS screening for the disease starts-compared with 67 for white women,...
Wed, 2008-01-30 01:00
Women's health was a priority concern in 2007, as global donors, international agencies, and influential private foundations realized that investing in women's health is investing in the world. Over the course of the year, global donors, international...
Wed, 2008-01-30 01:00
We are looking for our fans.  Come and join us on the popular social networking site where we will be able to connect with those who care about women’s health in Canada, engage in discussions and post the most current news.  We look forward to seeing you...
Wed, 2008-01-30 01:00
Indicators of Well-being in Canada gathers data from different sources and presents a comprehensive, up-to-date picture of the well-being of Canadians and Canadian society. It also shows how this picture may be changing over time. Whether you are a...
Wed, 2008-01-30 01:00
July 27-August 2, 2008  Kingston, ONAn intensive week long wet laboratory and lecture program devoted to development of basic understanding of the human placenta and approaches to its study. This intensive, hands-on workshop is aimed towards Graduate...
Fri, 2008-01-18 01:00
As the international community moves toward a more robust recognition of both the human rights of disabled persons and the reproductive rights of women, the intersection comprising the right of disabled women to reproductive freedom must be given full...
Fri, 2008-01-18 01:00
The following work plan is to assist Aboriginal communities to design and implement primary prevention of cancer strategies.  Primary prevention is ensuring the disease does not start. Primary prevention can occur naturally by prescribing to a healthy...
Fri, 2008-01-18 01:00
Article written by MAGGIE FOX Reuters “WASHINGTON — Hormone replacement therapy can raise the risk of an uncommon type of breast cancer fourfold after just three years, U.S. researchers reported on Monday. They found women who took combined estrogen/...
Fri, 2008-01-18 01:00
Women of color in the U.S. fare worse than white women in every aspect of reproductive health, according to a letter the Center submitted today to the UN committee that will review U.S. compliance with the Convention to Eliminate All Forms of Racial...
Fri, 2008-01-18 01:00
The purpose of this report is to summarize the result of two environmental scans that were undertaken by the NCC to describe the relationship between the social determinants of health and health status, and to describe examples of initiatives that have...
Fri, 2008-01-18 01:00
5th Summer Institute for New Global Health Researchers February 29, 2008The Canadian Coalition is pleased to announce the call for applications for the 5th Summer Institute for New Global Health Researchers, to be held in partnership with Network...
Fri, 2008-01-18 01:00
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...
Fri, 2008-01-11 01:00
CWHN is proud to announce that the first of a series of special collections of information on women’s health topics is now on-line.  These special sections will provide easy access to reliable health information, resources and research as well as...
Fri, 2008-01-11 01:00
Written by CUPE, this fact sheet examines repetitive strain injuries (RSI):  a family of injuries affecting tendons, tendon sheaths, muscles, nerves and joints. They cause persistent or recurring pains most commonly in the neck, shoulders, forearms,...