Asian Canadian women

Asian Canadian women

Racial discrimination as a health risk for female youth: implications for policy and healthcare delivery in Canada: final report

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Alisha Ali
Notisha Massaquoi
Marsha Brown
Publisher: 
Women's Health in Women's Hands
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents the findings of a participatory research process involving young women of colour that explored how racism impacts their access to quality healthcare, health education and health information.

ISBN/ISSN: 
DISC.A45 2001
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Hindi normal ang aking Pap test, anong ibig sabihin nito?

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Resource Language: 
Tagalog (Filipino)
Translated Title: 
My Pap test is not normal, what does this mean? (Tagalog/Filipino)
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Ontario Cervical Screening Program
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides very simple and basic information, in Tagalog, on what abnormal Pap test results can mean. Includes contact information for Ontario screening programs.

Sharing our experience

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Arun Mukherjee (ed.)
Publisher: 
Canadian Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides a collection of stories that speak to the diverse experience of racial minority and Aboriginal women.

ISBN/ISSN: 
DISC.S53 1993
ISBN 0662210905

Young women of color and their risk for HIV and other STIs

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English
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Online
Author: 
L. Michael Gipson
Angela Frasier
Publisher: 
Advocates for Youth
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Washington, D.C.

Examines the socioeconomic, cultural, and gender barriers limit the ability of some young women of colour in the United States to receive information on sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV, access culturally appropriate health care, and reduce sexual risks. Includes references.

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Filipino nurses doing domestic work in Canada: a stalled development

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Cecilia Diocson
Charlene Sayo
Joy Sioson
Leah Diana
Luningning Alcuitas-Imperial
Sheila Farrales
Publisher: 
Philippine Women Centre of B.C.
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, B.C.

Examines the economic, political and social barriers encountered by Filipino nurses doing domestic work in Canada. Presents recommendations and proposes policy changes to the Canadian and Philippine governments and key institutions in British Columbia.

ISBN/ISSN: 
NURS.D56 2000

Asian Women's Health Clinic

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Chinese

Provides Pap smear testing and annual breast examination to Asian women. Women can either self-refer or be referred by their family physician, but must have family physican who can receive any tests results.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
604-684-1628
Street Address: 
4500 Oak St
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6H 3N1

Alone in Canada: 21 ways to make it better: a self-help guide for single newcomers (Tamil)

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Tamil
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Jacqueline L. Scott
Laura Simich
Publisher: 
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Covers a range of topics, in Tamil, explaining Canadian life in order to aid newcomers in learning about Canadian customs and in integrating themselves into Canadian society.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0888684029

Alone in Canada: 21 ways to make it better: a self-help guide for single newcomers (Urdu)

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Urdu
Media Type: 
Online
Papier
Author: 
Jacqueline L. Scott
Laura Simich
Publisher: 
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Covers a range of topics, in Urdu, explaining Canadian life in order to aid newcomers in learning about Canadian customs and in integrating themselves into Canadian society.

ISBN/ISSN: 
IMWO.S36 2001
ISBN 0888684029

Alone in Canada: 21 ways to make it better: a self-help guide for single newcomers (Chinese)

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Chinese
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Jacqueline L. Scott
Laura Simich
Publisher: 
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Covers a range of topics, in Chinese, explaining Canadian life in order to aid newcomers in learning about Canadian customs and in integrating themselves into Canadian society.

ISBN/ISSN: 
IMWO.S36 2001
ISBN 0888684029

South Asian Women's Centre

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Hindi
Punjabi
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Training
Community education/development
Support group/peer support

Offers multilingual and culturally sensitive information, referral, and support services to women who are from, or who trace their ancestry to, any of the countries of South Asia (Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Bhutan). Undertakes advocacy, public education, and awareness work on issues that affect South Asian women such as violence, racism, immigration, and unemployment. Provides a safe, supportive, and confidential place for South Asian women who are experiencing male and family violence.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(416) 537-2276
Email Address: 
sawc@asia.com
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
(416) 537-9472
Street Address: 
800 Lansdowne Ave
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M6H 4K3
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