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Fri, 2008-01-11 01:00
by Nathalie Pierre, Helen Seibel In June 2007, a group of doctors, nurses, allied health professionals, policy-makers, nonprofit leaders and academics gathered in Ottawa for the first of a series of dialogues to discuss the issues and challenges in...
Fri, 2008-01-11 01:00
“This paper starts by defining terms. It turns out the word private health care can mean a lot of things. The word “private” can be applied to a large for profit firm like American hospital corporation Humana which is listed on the New York Stock...
Fri, 2008-01-11 01:00
March 15, 2008: deadline for submissions June 4-6, 2008  New Orleans, LA, USA The annual meeting will facilitate an interdisciplinary exchange of ideas by providing investigators from various fields a unique opportunity to share their latest findings and...
Fri, 2008-01-11 01:00
The APPEAL BY HEALTH PROFESSIONALS FOR THE INDEPENDENCE OF W.H.O. was launched in Geneva on Friday 30th November 2007 by Health professionals, with representatives from all the main branches of the profession, equal numbers of men and women, and at least...
Fri, 2008-01-11 01:00
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...
Fri, 2007-12-21 01:00
In 2006 the Victorian government in Australia identified the need to develop a whole-of-government plan to guide activity in the primary prevention of violence against women. This undertaking was made recognising that, while there was a growing momentum...
Fri, 2007-12-21 01:00
Harris, P., Harris-Roxas, B., Harris, E., & Kemp, L. Sydney: Centre for Health Equity Training, Research and Evaluation (CHETRE) Part of the UNSW Research Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity The University of New South Wales, Australia UNSW -...
Fri, 2007-12-21 01:00
Baltimore, MD, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for Communication Programs,  INFO Project, 2007 Nov. 20  Kols A This guide is designed for the editors, writers, designers, and distribution specialists who help develop and...
Fri, 2007-12-21 01:00
Low Ontario uptake rate "a huge disappointment," says expert National Review of Medicine DECEMBER 15, 2007 VOLUME 4 NO. 20 By Owen Dyer The campaign to inoculate Canadian schoolgirls against human papilloma virus (HPV) has been struck by a wave of...
Fri, 2007-12-21 01:00
Ob-gyn and midwife organizations in the UK are endorsing a new consensus report calling for action to increase rates of ‘normal birth’ where appropriate in order to minimize morbidity and complication rates.The 8-page document, Making Normal Birth A...
Fri, 2007-12-21 01:00
CRIAW is proud to launch a new comprehensive research report and a new fact sheet. These publications are part of CRIAW’s publication series on re-thinking economic and social justice: women resisting poverty and exclusion. The objective of this study...
Fri, 2007-12-21 01:00
This preliminary study, through a literature review, focus groups and key informant interviews, examines the impact of social policy on the health status of older immigrant women and the health and social service seeking patterns of older immigrant women...
Fri, 2007-12-21 01:00
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, 2007 ".....Disasters do not cause discrimination: they exacerbate it - and discrimination in an emergency setting can be life-threatening. The most marginalized and vulnerable risk not...
Fri, 2007-12-21 01:00
From Margins to Mainstream - the 5th World Conference on the Promotion of Mental Health and the Prevention of Mental and Behavioural Disorders February 25, 2008From Margins to Mainstream - the 5th World Conference on the Promotion of Mental Health and...
Thu, 2007-12-13 01:00
December 2007 - Volume 61, Supplement 2 Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health “…..The aim of this work has been to construct what can be called an engendering epidemiology. Decision makers need sound scientific evidence on which to base decisions...
Thu, 2007-12-13 01:00
In December 2005, CanWest MediaWorks began a Charter challenge against the federal government, claiming that the Food & Drugs Act prohibition of direct-to-consumer advertising infringes on the company’s freedom of expression. The case has been filed...
Thu, 2007-12-13 01:00
From the National Network on Environments and Women’s Health Violence against girls is a broad social problem. While there is a great deal of literature available on Childhood Sexual Abuse (CSA), most of it is related to clinical research or service...
Thu, 2007-12-13 01:00
International Poverty Centre -United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Institute for Applied Economic Research (IPEA) This issue of IPC's journal Poverty in Focus presents a dozen articles summarising some of the most important recent research results...
Thu, 2007-12-13 01:00
Many Nova Scotians will benefit from the Nova Scotia Family Pharmacare program to help defray the cost of prescription drugs starting March 1, 2008. The program is available to all Nova Scotians and everyone is encouraged to enroll. Being in the program...
Thu, 2007-12-13 01:00
Published by the World Economic Forum in collaboration with faculty at Harvard University and University of California, Berkeley The Global Gender Gap Report 2007 is based on the innovative new methodology introduced last year and includes detailed...