Health policy

Health policy

Breast cancer and B.C. women: a report to the Minister of Health from the Minister's Advisory Council on Women's Health

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English
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Minister's Advisory Council on Women's Health
Publisher: 
BC Ministry of Health and Ministry Responsible for Seniors, Women's Health Bureau
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Victoria, BC

Presents action to address issues surrounding breast cancer, including prevention, screening and diagnostic services, treatment, information and support, and research, all from a women's health perspective.

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BREC.B74 1995
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Includes bibliographical references.

Female genital mutilation: the prevention and the management of the health complications: policy guidelines for nurses and midwi

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English
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World Health Organization, Department of Gender and Women's Health
Publisher: 
World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Provides guidelines in the management of girls and women with FGM.

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Includes bibliographical references.

A disease-based comparison of health systems : what is best and at what cost?

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English
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Paper
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Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Paris, France

Provides a collection of papers that examine health expenditures, ageing, technology and outcomes, and other issues of health system performance.

ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAS.D57 2003
ISBN 9261099816

The discredited medical subject in health policy and practice: carrier First Nation women in Northern British Columbia

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English
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British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
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Paper
Author: 
Annette Browne
Jo-Anne Fiske
Leslie Grant Timmons
Publisher: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines First Nation women's encounters with health services providers.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14963612

Including gender in health planning: a guide for regional health authorities

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Lissa Donner
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Presents some background and history of gender-based analysis. Provides checklists to assist health planners and decision-makers in considering women's and men's shared and differing needs.

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PWHCE GEND.D66 2003
Project #62
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Includes bibliographical references.

Network: research into practice

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English
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Family Health International
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Research Triangle Park, NC

Highlights several factors that can facilitate the speed and ease of moving research to practice. Illustrates how various factors can coincide to produce rapid utilization of research findings.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Globalization, health sector reform, gender and reproductive health

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English
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Ford Foundation
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Explores how changes in macro-economic and social policies affect women’s reproductive health and rights. Looks at the gender dimensions of sector-wide approaches and health sector reforms.

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ISBN 9568040048
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Includes bibliographical references.

Institute of Gender and Health: annual report of activities 2001-2002

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English
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Institute of Gender and Health
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Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Edmonton, AB

Details the launch of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research's (CIHR) Institute of Gender and Health. Describes the mandate, themes, objectives, and deliverables of new institute.

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ISBN 0662669878
WOMR.I87 2002

Supported health planning: a mode to assist people with disabilities and complex medical needs and their families in planning fo

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English
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Paper
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Daune McGregor
Marcia Rioux
Yves Talbot
Publisher: 
L'Institut Roehler Institute
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
North York, ON

Describes a model for health planning that places disability within a broader social and human rights approach.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
DISA.M35 1999
ISBN 1896989403

Sighting gender-based analysis: phase II of invisible women

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Wilfreda E. Thurston
Amanda Eisener
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Analyzes the process of a project that tried to facilitate working in partnership with provincial partners to implement gender analysis in health authorities and health districts in Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

ISBN/ISSN: 
PWHCE GEND.T45 2003
Project 51
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Includes bibliographical references.
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