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Health policy development: connections to nursing: an annotated bibliography  
http://www.ruralnursing.unbc.ca/pdffiles/ANNOTATEDBIBLIOGRAPHY.pdf
Presents a collection of peer reviewed articles that address policy and its interrelationship with nursing in rural and remote locations. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Maternity care for rural women: a thing of the past  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39470
Discusses limited maternity care services in rural communities, and looks at the social and psychological effects on women. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Rural and remote nursing practice: an analysis of policy documents  
http://ruralnursing.unbc.ca/reports/jkulig/jkulig_report.php
Analyses policy statements, technical reports, nursing practice regulations and standards and reports related to nursing education for rural and remote areas. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Examining midwifery-based options to improve continuity of maternity care services in remote Nunavut communities  
http://www.naho.ca/inuit/midwifery/documents/2006-03-09Tetfordarticlefinalshortform.pdf
Discuses a sustainable model of maternity for Nunavut communities as a comprehensive, collaborative, community-based continuum of care that builds on and develops local capacity. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Making family violence law information available to people in rural areas: an inventory of promising practices  
http://canada.justice.gc.ca/en/ps/fm/reports/fv_rural.html
Presents an inventory of strategies and methods used by public legal education and information (PLEI) organizations and others in sharing family violence law information with people living in rural areas. Categorizes the various methods and makes recommendations regarding most promising practices. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Supply and distribution of registered nurses in rural and small town, Canada  
http://secure.cihi.ca/cihiweb/dispPage.jsp?cw_page=AR_28_E&cw_topic=28
Provides a demographic, educational and employment profile of registered nurses in rural and small town Canada between 1994 and 2000. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Canada's health system failing women in rural and remote regions  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39507
Details rural women's health issues and priorities, including access to health care, social and economic determinants, and health policies. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Isolation  
http://www.isn.net/~tha/womanabuseresearch/factsheet6.pdf
Describes physical (particularly in rural communities), financial and social isolation as forms of emotional abuse against women. (See Details)
Published: 2004
How healthy are rural Canadians? An assessment of their health status and health determinants  
http://secure.cihi.ca/cihiweb/products/summary_rural_canadians_2006_e.pdf
Examines the differences in health between rural and urban Canadians. Explores the disadvantages and disparities facing rural communities. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Nursing leadership and support: elements of a framework for community consultation
Provides a synthesis of questions surrounding nursing in First Nation communities. Also examines the challenges of recruiting and retaining nurses in northern and isolated First Nations communities.
Published: 2003