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Canadian Council on Social Development

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All women
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NGO - Non Government Organization
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Consulting
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Forms an organization that works to develop and promote sound and effective social programs.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
613-236-8977
Email Address: 
council@ccsd.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
613-236-2750
Street Address: 
309 Cooper St, 5th Fl
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K2P 0G5

Aboriginal women in Canada: strategic research directions for policy development

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English
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Online
Author: 
Madeleine Dion Stout
Gregory D. Kipling
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Reviews the literature on current and emerging policy issues as they affect, and are of concern to, Canadian Aboriginal women.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.S76 1998
ISBN 0662634314
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<p>Includes bibliographical references. Text in English and French on inverted pages. Title on added t.p.: Les femmes autochtones au Canada.</p>

Metropolis health domain seminar (December 12-13, 1996): final report

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English
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Online
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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Looks at ways to integrate research on immigration more systematically into policy development.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
IMWO.M48 1998
ISBN 0662266889

The Huntington Society of Canada

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Women with particular health conditions
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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Information provision and referral
Research

The Huntington Society of Canada is a national network of volunteers and professionals united in the fight against HD since 1973.
 
The Huntington Society of Canada aspires to a world free from Huntington disease. The Society maximizes the quality of life of people living with HD by:
 

  • Delivering services;
  • Enabling others to understand the disease and;
  • Furthering research to slow and to prevent Huntington disease
Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(519) 749-7063
Email Address: 
info@huntingtonsociety.ca
Fax Number: 
(519)749-8965
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-800-998-7398
Street Address: 
151 Frederick St
Addt'l Street Address: 
Suite 400
City: 
Kitchener
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
N2H 2M2
Internal Notes : 
updated current address and contact info

Women's Research Centre

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All women
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NGO - Non Government Organization
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Consulting
Research
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Recherche
Expert-conseil

Community-based non-profit feminist organization. Focus on action research on women's issues, making women's experience visible. We also assist groups in developing their own projects- consultation. In addition, we do workshops and consultations for women's groups, community-based organizations and government departments. The Centre is a non-profit, charitable organization.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
604-734-0485
Email Address: 
info@wrc.bc.ca
Fax Number: 
604-734-0484
Street Address: 
103-1718 Commercial Dr
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V5N 4A3

How to evaluate media reports about research

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Online
Author: 
Sari Tudiver
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Highlights several major points, including how to read between the lines, how to determine if the research is the result of numerous studies, and how to determine the population under study.

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ISSN 14800039

New guidelines on human research push equality & diversity to the margins

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Online
Author: 
Penni Mitchell
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Arugues that new Canadian guidelines created to ensure that publicly funded health research is strongly rooted in ethics may not be so ethical after all.

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ISSN 14800039

The health gap: beyond pregnancy and reproduction

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English
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Paper
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Jennifer Kitts
Janet Hatcher Roberts
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International Development Research Centre
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Identifies and addresses women and AIDS, tropical disease, working environments and bariers to quality health care. Examines new and emerging trends in women's health and sets priorities for future action.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0889367728
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Review, Network Winter 1997: Written from a global perspective, this volume expands the traditional focus of research on women's health. Among the key research gaps identified and addressed are: women and AIDS, tropical disease, the working environment and barriers to quality health care. Concerned with linking health research to strategic policy development, the book also looks at new and emerging trends in women's health and sets priorities for future action.

Inclusion of women in clinical trials: therapeutic products programme guidelines

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Health Canada
Publisher: 
Health Canada, Therapeutic Products Directorate
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Details guidelines to ensure that women are enrolled in clinical trials at all stages of drug development in order to define the risks and benefits associated with drug therapy.

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GEND.I53 1997
ISBN 0973870184

Gender, health, and sustainable development: an African perspective

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English
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Paper
Mixed Media
Author: 
Pandu Wijeyaratne
Lori Jones Arsenault
Janet Hatcher Roberts
Jennifer Kitts
Publisher: 
International Development Research Centre
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, Ontario

Presents the proceedings of a workshop held in Nairobi, Kenya, 5-8 October 1993. An examination of several themes such as: AIDS, Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Gender; Tropical Diseases and Gender; Environmental Stress, Production Actvities, Health and Gender; Social Issues, Gender and Health are discussed. This also includes Working Group Discussions and Related Topics and initiatives informally presented at the workshop.

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GEND.G46 1993
ISBN 0889367132
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