Child health

Child health

Mothers caring for children with cancer

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Juanne Clarke
Paula C. Fletcher
Margaret A. Schneider
Publisher: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Explores the specific caring tasks that mothers of children with cancer perform and captured the women's perceptions of the health impact of those tasks.

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ISSN 14963612
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Includes bibliographical references.

What to do when your child gets sick

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Gloria Mayer
Ann Kuklierus
Publisher: 
Institute for Health Care Advancement
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Whittier, CA

Provides an easy to read and use handbook for parents and other child caretakers. Outlines symptoms to look for, how to care for many common childhood illnesses and injuries and when to call the doctor. It also includes information on prevention and safety.

ISBN/ISSN: 
CHEA.M39 1999
ISBN 0828114404
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Includes glossary and index.

Your child's best shot: a parent's guide to vaccination

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Ronald Gold
Publisher: 
Canadian Paediatric Society
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provices parents the information they need to understand why doctors and medical authorites recommend vaccination of their children. Describes how the immune system works, how vaccines are made, and how the safety and effectiveness of vaccines are monitored in Canada. Covers each of the nine routine childhood vaccines: diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, polio, haemophilus influenzae type b, measles, mumps, rubella, and hepatitis B.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
CHEA.C36 1997
ISBN 0968240968

Ninth conference of spouses of heads of state and government of the Americas: women of the Americas: agents of change: memoir

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Hemisphere Summit Office - Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade
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Government of Canada
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides an overview of the Ninth Conference of Spouses of Heads of State and Government of the Americs, which addresses the important role of all women of the Americas in promoting the well-being of the vulnerable in society.

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HEAD.D47 1999

Report of the non-governmental organizations (NGO) fair: ninth conference of spouses of heads of state and government of the Ame

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English
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Paper
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Hemisphere Summit Office - Department of Foreign Affirs and International Trade
Publisher: 
Government of Canada
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

The Ninth Conference brought together international and non-governmental organizations in order to strengthen mechanisms for cooperation among stakeholders regarding women's and child health, education, violence and increased participation by women and children in society.

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HEAD.D47 1999

Canadian Institute of Child Health

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Groups Served: 
Families
Youth
Sole-support parents
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Services d'information et de références
Éducation / développement communautaire
Promotion de la santé

Promotes the health and well-being of children and youth in Canada through research, advocacy, and multilateral partnerships. Publishes information resources for both parents and health professionals, and focuses programs on child health from pregnancy through adolescence. Collabore à la santé et le bien-être des enfants et des jeunes au Canada par l'intermédiaire de la recherche, de la défense de droits et des partenariats multilatéraux. Publie des ressources pour les parents ainsi que pour les professionnels de la santé, et conçoit des programmes qui visent à assurer la bonne santé des enfants de la conception à l'adolescence.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(613) 230-8838
Email Address: 
cich@cich.ca
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Fax Number: 
(613) 230-6654
Street Address: 
384 Bank Street, Suite 300
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K2P 1Y4

Better Beginnings - Now

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Immigrants
Families
Youth
Pregnant women
Low income women
Middle-aged women (30-50)
Sole-support parents
Refugees
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Consulting
Community education/development
Advocacy

Works to support & promote optimal growth & development of children 0-6yrs and new families who live in a high risk circumstance.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-499-3377
Email Address: 
lsilver@web.net
Fax Number: 
416-499-0233
Street Address: 
100 Ravel Rd
City: 
North York
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M2H 1SP

Saskatchewan Prevention Institute

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Information provision and referral
Community education/development

A non-profit organization that works to raise awareness and educate others about the prevention of disabling conditions in children.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
306-655-2512
Email Address: 
info@preventioninstitute.sk.ca
Fax Number: 
306-655-2511
Street Address: 
1319 Colony St
City: 
Saskatoon
Province: 
Saskatchewan
Postal/ZIP Code: 
S7N 2Z1
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Richmond Health Services Society

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All women
Families
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Consulting
Training
Community education/development
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Day services
Clinical or health care services
Counseling
Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
604-273-9121
Street Address: 
1096 50th St
City: 
Delta
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V4M 2T1
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Hospital for Sick Children

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
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Clinical or health care services
Community education/development

The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is recognized as one of the world’s foremost paediatric health-care institutions and is Canada’s leading centre dedicated to advancing children’s health through the integration of patient care, research and education. Founded in 1875 and affiliated with the University of Toronto, SickKids is one of Canada’s most research-intensive hospitals and has generated discoveries that have helped children globally. Its mission is to provide the best in complex and specialized family-centred care; pioneer scientific and clinical advancements; share expertise; foster an academic environment that nurtures health-care professionals; and champion an accessible, comprehensive and sustainable child health system. SickKids is proud of its vision of Healthier Children. A Better World.™

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-813-1500
Secondary Telephone: 
Patient information/locating: 416-813-6621
Tollfree Phone Number: 
Telehealth Ontario info line:1-866-797-0000
Street Address: 
555 University Ave
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5G 1X8
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