Conference report

Conference report

National conference on home care: proceedings

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English
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Author: 
Helen Patriquin
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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents the proceedings of the National Conference on Home Care that addressed issues and challenges with respect to home care.

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HERF.P38 1998

Multistakeholder workshop on health and environment workshop proceedings

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English
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National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy
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National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents the proceedings of the multistakeholder workshop on health and environment policy processes in Canada on January 13th - 14th in Ottawa. The goal of the workshop was to initiate an open discussion on the problems associated with the way decisions and policies are currently made in the area of health and environment. The workshop examines environmental health and economic decision-making processes through the use of illustrative and representative case studies; investigates the possibility of using alternative decision-making tools and processes of an economic, scientific and policy nature; and initiates a broadly-based debate on the economic, social and environmental implications of existing and potential decision-making processes.

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ENVI.M85 2000

Better health and welfare systems: women's perspectives. Proceedings of a WHO Kobe Centre International Meeting

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English
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World Health Organization Centre for Health Development
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Kobe, Japan

Highlights the output of the International Meeting on Women and Health, "Better Health and Welfare Systems: Women's Perspectives" held from 5 to 7 April 2000 in Awaji Island, Japan. The meeting focused on the issues and determinants of women's health and welfare reform, the lessons learned from exemplary models and case studies of health and welfare reform, and the implications for policy and action.

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Governing medically assisted human reproduction: report of an international symposium

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English
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Paper
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Lorna Weir
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University of Toronto, Centre of Criminology
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Discusses medically assisted human reproduction in the context of anthropoligical, sociological, political science, and legal knowledge. Pursues four general themes: rethinking reproductive freedom, negotiating kinship, legal strategies, and regulatory bodies.

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ISBN 0919584845
NRGT.G68 1997

Meeting challenges: promoting choices - a report on the 40th anniversary IPPF Family Planning Congress

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English
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Paper
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International Planned Parenthood Federation
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The Parthenon Publishing Group Inc.
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Summarize the views expressed at the International Family Planning Congress in New Dehli on the issues of family planning, including the empowerment of women, increasing the involvement of men in family planning, education the young, promoting reproductive and sexual health in its widest sense and many others. The report highlights the accomplishments of IPPF as well as what needs to be done. It addresses the advancements over the past 40 years and the current status of safe and acceptable contraceptive methods, and family planning programs. Future challenges. include access to family planning services in developing countries, abortion, AIDS, and STDs, improving contraceptive methods, and obtaining adequate funding for family planning.

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ISBN 1850705003
WGYN.I58 1993

Conference on national approaches to pharmacare: proceedings; January 18-20, 1998

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English
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Organizing Committee for the Conference on National Approaches to Pharmacare
Publisher: 
Health Canada Publications
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Looks at how health care dollars are spent on pharmaceuticals and considers ways of ensuring that Canadians have access to the drugs they need. Covers discussions on the strengths and weaknesses of current national and international practices relating to pharmaceutical coverage and the management of benefit plans. Also addresses several key themes involved in the implementation of pharmacare such as public and private sector roles, cost and cost-control issues, drug prescribing practices and drug use, marketing issues and the impact of advertising.

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PHAR.O74 1998

The captain's log: charting the course for literacy and health in the new millenium

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English
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Canadian Public Health Association
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Canadian Public Health Association
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides an overview of the five conference themes from the First Canadian Conference on Literacy and Health, along with an examination of a number of the specific issues that were explored in the workshops and sub-plenaries. It also sets out the recommendations presented at the Closing Plenary. The conference promoted plain language health information and clear verbal communication in the health profession.The focus was to provide participants with practical skills and hands-on learning opportunities that could be useful in their work. The five themes around which the conference revolved were: making health services and health information easy to use for all Canadians, looking for ways to improve the training of health professionals, learning more through research, learning from learners, and building literacy and health partnerships.

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HEAE.C36 2000
ISBN 1894324153

Made to measure: women, gender and equity

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English
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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Author: 
Carol Amaratunga
Pamela Roy
Meddy Stanton
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Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (MCEWH)
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Reflects the speeches and papers presented at the Made to Measure conference (Halifax, 1999) in an exploration of the issues related to gender-based analysis in research, policy, and action.

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ISBN 096847974X
MCEWH GEND.A43 2000

Power, patent and pills: an examination of GATT/WTO and essential drugs policies

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Lisa Hayes
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Health Action International (HAI-Europe)
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Summarizes the papers and discussions which took place during the 1996 Health Action International and BUKO Pharma-Kampagne seminar on the subject of the GATT/World Trade Organization, Pharmaceutical Policies and Essential Drugs.

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ISBN 9074006078
PHAR.V36 1997

Report of the 1st Caribbean HIV and development workshop

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English
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United Nations Development Programme
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United Nations Development Programme
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Provides a guide to adapt the present response to the evolving realities of the HIV epidemic and its requirements for the involvement of more sectors and partners.

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AIDS.U55 1999
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