Health policy

Health policy

What's policy got to do with it?

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Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2001
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Ottawa, ON

Presents articles that discuss the influence that Centres have had on health policy to date. Themes include: redefining policy making, taking action to influence policy, and policy for rural women.

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ISSN 14963612

Gender-sensitive home and community care and caregiving research: a synthesis paper

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Care Reform
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Online
Author: 
Marika Morris
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Centres of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Reviews 45 gender-sensitive studies of home and community care and caregiving and identifies research gaps.

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CEX CARE.M67 2001
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Includes bibliographical references.

Advancing policy and research responses to immigrant and refugee women's health in Canada

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Cross Centre Initiatives
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Online
Author: 
Mary Ann Mulvihill
Louise Mailloux
Wendy Atkin
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Centres of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2001

Presents an overview of Canadian research on immigrant and refugee women's health. Suggests next steps to advance a dialogue in policy and research development on immigrant and refugee women's health.

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CEX IMWO.M85 2001
ISBN 0968928528
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Includes bibliographical references.

Shared responsibilities, shared vision: renewing the federal health protection legislation

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English
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Paper
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Health Canada
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Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada
Publication Date: 
1998
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Ottawa, ON

Presetns a discussion paper developed for the purpose of creating dialogue between Health Canada and the Canadian public, in order to establish a public consultation towards the revision of health protection legislation.

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HEAS.S45 1998
ISBN 0662635515

Inuit women's health: overview & policy issues

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English
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Paper
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Louise Mailloux
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Pauktuutit Inuit Women's Association of Canada
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2000
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Ottawa, ON

Focuses on providing the cultural and social context of Inuit women's lives.

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ABGN.M35 2000

Listening for direction: a national consultation on health services and policy issues. Summary report June 2001

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English
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Diane Gagnon
Michèle Ménard
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Canadian Health Services Research Foundation
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2001
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Ottawa, ON

Presents the results of a national consultation between five national organization to draw up a list of national priority health services and policy research themes.

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HEAS.G34 2001
ISBN 096891540X

What women prescribe: report and recommendations from the national symposium "Women in Partnership: Working Towards Inclusive, G

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Canadian Advisory Council on the Status of Women
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Canadian Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

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.

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GEND.W45 1995

Models of good practice relevant to women & health: women's health initiatives

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English
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Commonwealth Secretariat
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Commonwealth Secretariat
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2001
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London, UK

Profiles 16 novel ideas used to improve the health of women who are not usually singled out for special attention, from Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Canada.

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WOMH.M63 2001

Models of good practice relevant to women & health: education, training and capacity building

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Commonwealth Secretariat
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Commonwealth Secretariat
Publication Date: 
2001
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London, UK

Profiles successful women's health projects from Commonwealth countries, which focus on education, training, and capacity building.

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WOMH.M63 2001

Caring for lesbian health: a resource for Canadian health care providers, policy makers and planners

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Maria Hudspith
Suzanne Bastedo
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Considers the legacy of homophobia in health care, and its impact on health care access. Suggests ways for planners, policy makers and practitioners to increase accessibility and eliminate discrimination.

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BCCEWH LEBH.H83 2001
ISBN 1894356160
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Includes bibliographical references.
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