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Thu, 2007-12-13 01:00
A study titled 'Life expectancy as a measure of population health: Comparing British Columbia with other Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games host jurisdictions' has been conducted by the Population Health Surveillance team at PHSA, in response to the BC...
Thu, 2007-12-13 01:00
This is the tenth annual Family Violence in Canada: A Statistical Profile report produced by the Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics under the Federal Family Violence Initiative. This annual report provides the most current data on the nature and...
Thu, 2007-12-13 01:00
Social Science & Medicine often has published a series of articles in the area of gender and health. The object of this Virtual Special Issue is to show how the field of gender and health has developed as new topics and new ways of thinking about...
Thu, 2007-12-13 01:00
Deadline: March 1, 2008 The WHRN & Institute for Critical Studies in Gender and Health invite you to submit an abstract for the upcoming workshop Intersectionality from theory to practice: an interdisciplinary dialogue. The goal of the workshop is...
Thu, 2007-12-13 01:00
Women’s Trek for Peace and Development An activity for and by women in Nepal from March 6-21, 2008 CECI offers women concerned with women issues, a unique opportunity to participate in a human adventure, from villages to villages in the heart of the...
Thu, 2007-12-13 01:00
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...
Thu, 2007-12-13 01:00
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...
Thu, 2007-12-13 01:00
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.
Mon, 2007-12-10 01:00
New website! Poverty in Ontario is growing at an alarming rate. The Colour of Justice Network announced the launching of the Colour of Poverty Campaign - a province-wide community-based effort to help raise public awareness about the serious problem of...
Fri, 2007-11-30 01:00
The Health of Franco-Ontarian Women was written on behalf of the Ontario Women’s Health Network (OWHN) by Guylaine Leclerc with the support of the National Network on Environments and Women’s Health. This project evolved out of the work of the OWHN...
Fri, 2007-11-30 01:00
The Gender, Justice, and Human Genetics Program (G&J) of the Center for Genetics and Society has written this document to 1) provide basic background information on ART and 2) offer allies a perspective on ART using a reproductive justice framework....
Fri, 2007-11-30 01:00
The development of an Aboriginal framework for gender based analysis (GBA) is a great priority for it promotes an Indigenous lens and allows for the development of programs and policies that are more inclusive, equitable and reflective of the needs of...
Fri, 2007-11-30 01:00
The Canadian Health Coalition, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, and the Canadian Federation of Nurses’ Unions are marking the fifth anniversary of the tabling of the Romanow Commission Report by launching a new book entitled: Medicare: Facts...
Fri, 2007-11-30 01:00
Co-Opertaive Housing Federation of Canada (CHF Canada) has released a new report on the almost four million Canadians without acceptable housing. The report shows that renters, new immigrants, lone parent families, young adults, the elderly and...
Fri, 2007-11-30 01:00
A private member’s bill that would give a fetus legal rights would not only endanger abortion rights, but would hurt pregnant women trying to have a baby, according to the Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada, a national pro-choice group. Bill C-484, “The...
Fri, 2007-11-30 01:00
A new study from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives released a new study stating that women are getting shut out of the Employment Insurance (EI) program.  The gap between men’s and women’s coverage is significant:  40% of unemployed men...
Fri, 2007-11-30 01:00
On December 1, World AIDS Day, McGill University will officially launch YAHAnet (Youth, the Arts and HIV/AIDS Network), a UNESCO-funded website that will encourage and facilitate the use of artistic expression such as hip-hop, film, photography, graffiti...
Fri, 2007-11-30 01:00
The Urban Poverty Project 2007 is a series of comprehensive analytical reports, resource tools, and data profiles which take a broad look at different aspects of urban poverty in Canada, using detailed data from Statistics Canada Censuses and other...
Thu, 2007-11-22 01:00
Many people infected with HIV don't know they have it because specific symptoms may not appear for years. When they are first infected, some people will have noticeable flu-like symptoms, but others will have no symptoms at all. The only way to be sure...
Thu, 2007-11-22 01:00
Vulvodynia, also referred to as “the pain down there” or also as “feminine pain,” is chronic discomfort or pain of the vulva, which is the area around the outside of the vagina. Researchers estimate that as many as 18 percent of women will experience...