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Evidence-based health promotion. No. 1: oral health

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
F.A.C. Wright
J. Satur
M.V. Morgan
Publisher: 
State Government of Victoria, Australia, Department of Human Service Public Health Division
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Melbourne, Austalia

Using an evidence based strategy, report reveals findings on oral health care system in Victoria, Australia. Builds on the existing summaries of evidence based oral health promotion. Findings include the need to focus on increasing access to fluoride, sealants and strategies to enhance the development of personal skills in oral hygiene. Highlights the need for broader based oral health promotion in order to improve the oral health promotion knowledge of health providers and be able to effectively address the oral health promotion needs of special risk groups.

Ginsler and Associates, Inc.

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Organization Type: 
Private foundation
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Consulting
Community education/development
Policy development

Works with community organizations, donors, and governments in such areas as community development, human services planning, and community capacity building on issues of homelessness, hunger, community research, and multi-sector co-ordination and collaboration. Website contains some free publications, a list of recent clints, and information about issues they assist with such as proposal writing.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(519) 579-9040
Email Address: 
info@ginsler.com
Fax Number: 
(519) 742-7846
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-888-289-9996
Street Address: 
186 Union Blvd
City: 
Kitchener
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
N2M 2S4

Evidence-based health promotion. No. 2: adolescent health

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English
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Paper
Online
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State government of Victoria, Australia, Department of Human Service Public Health Division
Publisher: 
State government of Victoria, Australia, Department of Human Service Public Health Division
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Melbourne, Australia

Aims to determine the effictiveness of health promotion programs targeted at adolescents (12-18 year olds). Using an evidence based strategy and literature review, report reveals findings on interventions that address depression, suicidal behaviour, alcohol and drug use, tobacco use, anti-social behaviour and sexual risk-taking behaviour of adolescents in Victoria, Australia. Makes recommendations based on findings.

American Heart Association

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Research
Advocacy
Policy development
Publisher

Works to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Engages in advocacy, health policy debates and development, research, and information provision to health care professionals and consumers.

Contact Info
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-242-8721
Street Address: 
7272 Greenville Ave
City: 
Dallas
Province: 
Texas
Postal/ZIP Code: 
75231

Gender inequality and poverty: trends, linkages, analysis and policy implications

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Sally Baden
Kirsty Milward
Publisher: 
BRIDGE development-gender
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Brighton, UK

Provides a detailed analysis of poverty trends, poverty measurement, and the relevance of households and labour markets for gender and poverty issues.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Correctional program strategy for federally sentenced women

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English
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Correctional Services of Canada
Publisher: 
Correctional Services of Canada
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Guide for the development of programs in regional correctional facilities. Describes the overall correctional program strategy for Federally sentenced Women (FSW). Emphasizes that regional programs for FSW should be women-centred, reflect the social realities of women, and respond to the individual needs of each woman. Identifies 5 priniciples that must be present when creating programs and strategies for FSW; these are: empowerment, meaningful and responsible choices, respect and dignity, a supportive environment, and sharing responsiblity for FSW among all levels of corrections. Concludes by recommending regional programs that incorporate these principles.

Policy guide: Addiction services for women

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English
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Online
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Prince Edward Island Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Publisher: 
Prince Edward Island Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Charlottetown, PE

Addresses the particular addiction circumstances and concerns of women in PEI because research suggests that the roots of women’s addictions are different, their physical interactions with addictive substances are different, their addiction patterns are different, and their service needs are different than those of men. Article begins by giving addiction service provision history of PEI noting that previous models take men's relationships to addiciton as their starting points. Article then discusses the particular ways that women experience addiction differently than men. Concludes with recommendations for service provision for women.

Making policy: a guide to the federal government's policy process

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Glen Milne
Publisher: 
Glen Mine
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides an up-to-date 'insider's' overview of the federal policy marketplace based on recent research and thirty years of work as a policy and strategy based on research and thirty years of work as a policy and strategy consultant to departments, central agencies and external stakeholders.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0968558801
LEGI.M56 2000

National Policy Association

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Policy development
Publisher

Conducts informed dialogue and independent research on major economic and social problems facing the United States.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(202) 884-7623
Email Address: 
npa@npa1.org
Website/URL: 
Street Address: 
1424 16th Street, N.W. Suite 700
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20036-2229

Policy approaches to address the impact of poverty on health: a scan of the literature

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English
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Author: 
David P. Ross
Publisher: 
Canadian Institute for Health Information
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Identifies public policy strategies (as of June 2002) designed to alleviate the health impacts of poverty, either by reducing poverty or mitigating its effect on health. Reviews strategies shown to be effective through program evaluations.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 155392259X (PDF)
ISBN 1553922611 (Collected Papers)
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