Search Resources (English): Access to care

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How being black and female affects your health

Discusses how the health of many Black women is affected in a negative way by factors such as gender, culture, poverty, racism, and increased risk of certain diseases. Describes how some Black women do not have access to culturally competent healthcare – that is, healthcare that meets their social, cultural and linguistic needs.

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Published: 2007
Moving in the right direction? Regionalizing maternal health services in British Columbia

Summarizes findings of a study that provides a snapshot of how maternity clients are affected by many of the policy changes that are taking place at provincial and local levels.

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Published: 2000
Ethnicity, income and access to health care in the Atlantic region: a synthesis of the literature

Scans the relevant academic and popular literature on the accessibility to health care of different incomes and/or ethnic groups in the Atlantic region.

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Published: 2000
Annotated bibliography of Aboriginal women's health and healing research

Provides an interdisciplinary overview of Canadian research literature on issues respecting Aboriginal women, health and healing. Identifies gaps between existing research and community concerns.

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Published: 2005
Life long ties

Presents a documentary that profiles three women and a man who have taken on the responsibility of caring for a family member. Includes a round table discussion between caregivers and chrinic care professionals. The video is accomapnied by a booklet with introduces the participants in the video as well as highlighting themes and posing key questions for the viewer.

Published: 1998
Aboriginal women with addictions: a discussion paper on triple marginalization in the health care system

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
Equitable access to health care, health promotion and disease prevention for recent immigrant women living in Nova Scotia

Summarizes findings of a research study. Examines how immigrant women in Nova Scotia access and interacts with healthcare.

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Published: 2001
Affirming immigrant women's health: building inclusive health policy

Examines the experiences and perceptions of these women in relation to the factors that influence their health, health maintenance behaviours and the health services they use.

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Published: 2000
Reading Romanow : the implications of the final report of The Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada for women

Offers a chapter-by-chapter gendered analysis of the Final Report of the Royal Commission on the Future of Health Care, Building on Values: The Future of Health Care in Canada (Romanow 2002).

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Published: 2003
Reducing health disparities and promoting equity for vulnerable populations: synthesis papers

Presents a series of synthesis papers for the International Think Tank on Reducing Health Disparities (September 2003).

Published: 2004