Conference report

Conference report

Putting an end to deception: proceedings of the international expert panel on cigarette descriptors

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English
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Online
Author: 
Ministerial Advisory Council on Tobacco Control
Publisher: 
Canadian Council for Tobacco Control
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides the Proceedings of the International Expert Panel on Cigarette Descriptors, held in Hull, Quebec on August 27th and 28, 2001. Provides an overview of the most salient points to emerge from the proceedings, and includes the actual presentations, and ensuing discussion.

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SMOK.P88 2002

Resistance against trafficking in women and children in South Asia

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English
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Paper
Author: 
UBINIG (Policy Research for Development Alternative)
Publisher: 
Narigrantha Prabartana (The Feminist Bookstore)
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Dhaka, Bangladesh

Presents a report of the South Asian Workshop on Trafficking in Women and Children: Formulating Strategies of Resistance held in Bangladesh during 9-10 October, 1996. The workshop was organized by UBINIG (Policy Research for Development Alternative) with participants from women's and human rights groups from Bangladesh, Nepal, India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. Includes reports on common issues and concerns, legislative issues, and the state of trafficking in South Asia. Also reports on initiatives and resistances strategies such as the activities of the Resistance Network that developed from the conference.

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SEXP.R47 1997

Proceedings of 1st SAARC people's forum: security of movement, security of livelihood: combating trafficking of women and childr

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English
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Paper
Author: 
SANFEC (South Asia Network on Food Ecology and Culture)
Resistance Network
Publisher: 
UBINIG
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Dhaka, Bangladesh

Presents the proceedings from the first SAARC (South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation) Peoples Forum which was held in Columbo, Sri Lanka during 25-26 July, 1998. The theme of the conference was Combatting Trafficking of Women and Children and Ensuring Food Security. The focus was on the Convention to Combat Trafficking in Women and Children and, more broadly, on ensuring security of movement and security of livelihood in South Asia. Issues of food security are also presented as it as seen as connected to trafficking. It also includes presentation summaries and organizational activities.

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ISBN 9848113053
SEXP.S43 2000

Racism as a determinant of women's health: a workshop by Susan Edmonds

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
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Online
Author: 
National Networks on Environments and Women's Health
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Summarizes two presentations given by Susan Edmonds at York University and Women's Health in Women's Hands on 17 Septembet, 2001. Includes information about: the Black Women's Health Project/ Association of African Canadian Researchers; the history of settlement of black Nova Scotians; segregation in Nova Scotia and the impact on education; housing and living conditions; the impact of racism on the provision of health care services; the impact of racism on individual mental and physical health; gender; research progects of the Health Association of African-Canadians (HAAC); and, recommendations.

Synopsis of the Aboriginal Women's Health Report: 1995

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Canadian Medical Association
Native Physicians of Canada
Publisher: 
Canadian Medical Association
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Includes sysnopses of presentations given at a workshop in held in Winnipeg in 1995 regarding Aboriginal women's health issues. Also includes recommendations prepared at the workshop to improve the status of Aboriginal health, and in particualr, the health status of Aboriginal women.

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ABGN.A26 1995
ISBN 0920169898

Women in an aging society: report of proceedings - national workshop, Halifax, Nova Scotia, October 20, 1988

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Seniors Secretariat of Health and Welfare Canada
Status of Women
Publisher: 
Minister of Supply and Services Canada
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Proceedings of a national workshop which focused on two issues: (1) the impact of the health and social service systems on senior women and the role of health professionals and caregivers and (2) economic self-sufficiency, with an emphasis n the feminization of poverty, pensions, and housing. Includes "Ideas for Action", a synopsis of the conference presentations, and eight articles from the conference.

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AGIN.W66 1988
ISBN 0662569342

Report from Working Together: a national workshop for action on women and substance abuse

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English
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Author: 
Health Canada
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Summarizes the work done at Working Together: A National Workshop for Action on Women and Substance Use, held in Ottawa from February 22 to 24, 1994. Presents knowledge and information about issues and strategies related to women and substance use, misuse and abuse in Canada.

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ADDI.R47 1994

Gender as a determinant of health

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English
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Author: 
Patricia A. Kaufert
Publisher: 
Health Canada, Women's Health Bureau
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines if the social determinants of health are the same for women as men and how gender interacts with other determinants of health. Prepared for the Canada-U.S.A. Women's Health Forum, Ottawa, 1996 (CANUSA).

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<p>Includes bibliographical references.</p>

Women's health research in Canada

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English
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Author: 
Yvonne Lefebvre
Publisher: 
Health Canada, Women's Health Bureau
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses women’s health research in Canada and addresses issues such as the involvement of women in research and clinical trials. Prepared for the Canada-U.S.A. Women's Health Forum, Ottawa, ON, 1996 (CANUSA).

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WOMR.L37 1996
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Includes bibliographical references.

Education and training

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Author: 
Suzanne Officer
Lynn McIntyre
A Catherine Simpson
Publisher: 
Health Canada, Women's Health Bureau
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides a Canadian perspective on women's issues pertaining to education and training within the health professions. Prepared for the Canada-U.S.A Women's Health Forum, Ottawa, ON, 1996 (CANUSA).

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WOMR.L44 1996
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<p>Includes bibliographical references.</p>
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