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Midwifery in Canada: directions for research: proceeding from the National Invitational Workshop on Midwifery Research May 9-11-  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/bccewh/midwifery-in-canada-directions.pdf

Reports on conference bringing together researchers interested in midwifery to encourage exchange of ideas and information.

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Published: 2001
Women, gender and health: agreements and actions established at six world conferences in the nineties
Examines agreements and commitments concerning women, gender, health and development as established in the declarations and programs of action of selected conferences. These conferences include: World Summit for Children (1990), UN Conference on Environment and Development (1992), World Conference on Human Rights (1993), International Conference on Population and Development (1994), World Summit for Social Development (1995) and the Fourth World Conference on Women (1995).
Published: 1996
What women prescribe: report and recommendations from the national symposium "Women in Partnership: Working Towards Inclusive, G
Describes the need for (re)education and training among health providers, points the way to new directions for research needed to maximize women's health, and presents a complete list of symposium recommendations.
Published: 1995
Report on the Inter-Sectoral Workshop on Violence against Women with Disabilities and Deaf Women and Access to the Justice Syste  
http://dawn.thot.net/workshop.html
Reports on a workshop hosted by the Roeher Institute and Education Wife Assault. Defines disabilities and access, provides background on domestic violence courts in Ontario, and identifies best practices and barriers to justice for women with disabilities. (See Details)
Published: 1998
Women and the health care delivery system  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/pubs/women-femmes/can-usa/am-back-promo_9_e.html
Discusses the health care delivery system and the challenges it presents to women seeking services. Prepared for the Canada-U.S.A. Women's Health Forum, Ottawa, ON, 1996 (CANUSA). (See Details)
Published: 1996
Rural women's health: moving forward, a conference summary and action plan for rural women's health
Summarizes the Saskatchewan conference held in March 1998, called "Rural Women's Health: Moving Forward", that was designed to unite Saskatchewan women to introduce them to rural women's health issues and to allow them to voice their own concerns. A second agenda of this conference was to form a plan of action to be used for community education and to inform government about rural women's issues, to guide action on these issues, and gain funding for projects relating to rural women's health.
Published: 1999
Women's health research in Canada  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/pubs/women-femmes/can-usa/can-back-promo_8_e.html
Discusses women’s health research in Canada and addresses issues such as the involvement of women in research and clinical trials. Prepared for the Canada-U.S.A. Women's Health Forum, Ottawa, ON, 1996 (CANUSA). (See Details)
Published: 1996
Aspects of women's health from a minority/diversity perspective  
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Discusses the health issues that have a unique impact on the life chances of immigrant, racial minority and refugee women in Canada. Prepared for the Canada-U.S.A. Women's Health Forum, Ottawa, ON, 1996 (CANUSA). (See Details)
Published: 1996
Proceedings of 1st SAARC people's forum: security of movement, security of livelihood: combating trafficking of women and childr
Presents the proceedings from the first SAARC (South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation) Peoples Forum which was held in Columbo, Sri Lanka during 25-26 July, 1998. The theme of the conference was Combatting Trafficking of Women and Children and Ensuring Food Security. The focus was on the Convention to Combat Trafficking in Women and Children and, more broadly, on ensuring security of movement and security of livelihood in South Asia. Issues of food security are also presented as it as seen as connected to trafficking. It also includes presentation summaries and organizational activities.
Published: 2000
Building bridges: creating an integrated approach to women's health: proceedings of the conference on women's health held in Vic
Provides findings and reports from the "Building Bridges: Creating an Integrated Approach to Women's Health" conference, held in Victoria, BC, April 30 to May 1, 2000. Brought together difference perspectives on women's health and shared understandings and practices related to women's health. Described concepts of an integrated, holistic approach to women's health, and identified challenges to this process.
Published: 2000