Search Resources (English): Aboriginal women, British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)

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Dangerous prescriptions? Benzodiazepine use among Aboriginal senior women  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol5no1EN.pdf

Discusses the health consequences caused by over-prescription of benzodiazepines to older Aboriginal women.

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Published: 2006
Aboriginal women with addictions: a discussion paper on triple marginalization in the health care system  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/bccewh/addictions.pdf

Examines the ways in which First Nations women who misuse substances are triply marginalized in the health care system, and the devastating implications of this.

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Published: 2000
Paradoxes and contradictions in health policy reform: implications for First Nations women  
http://www.bccewh.bc.ca/publications-resources/documents/Paradoxes_and_Contradictions.pdf

When governments invite the public to participate in consultations to reform health care and other policies, they generally represent themselves as calling upon citizens to engage in a social, but apolitical process. This study questions this representation by rethinking how policy is formulated and enacted and by rethinking how Aboriginal women are regarded when they engage in the health care system.

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Published: 2008