Taking on goliath: an inside look at health planning

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Kathleen McDonnell
Vol 1, No. 2
Women Healthsharing
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Toronto, ON

This article is an interview with Doreen Hamilton, a public health nurse who was the Maternal and Child Health Consultant with the Toronto Public Health Department and sat as a member of the Joint Committee on High-Risk Pregnancy; The committee produced a report calling for the establishment of a regionalized perinatal network in Toronto along the lines of a programme that was operating in Cleveland, Ohio at the time. In this interview, she shares her critical experience of the health planning process.