Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)

Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (ACEWH)

Centering women's diverse interests in health policy and practice: a comparative discussion of gender analysis

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
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Online
Author: 
Katherine Teghtsoonian
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Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (now called Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health)
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

This synthesis paper reviews approaches to mainstreaming gender analysis in Canada, New Zealand, Australia and Western Europe in order to assess their contribution to development of policy, services and research that are responsive to women's health needs.

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Contact office for a copy. Also available online.

A guide for the capacity building for collaborative health research in Nova Scotia workshop

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
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Online
Author: 
Susan J. Rolston, Seawinds Consulting Services
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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

ACEWH organized this workshop for the Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation. Participants discussed the opportunities and challenges for collaborative health research, as well as participating in skill development activities. Collaborative Research Proposals: A Guide provides basic information and resources on collaborative research and research proposal preparation and writing.

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Rising to the challenge: sex- and gender-based analysis for health planning policy and research in Canada

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Translated Title: 
Se montrer à la hauteur du défi : l’analyse des influences du genre et du sexe en planification, en élaboration de politiques et en recherche dans le domaine de la santé au Canada
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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Barbara Clow
Ann Pederson
Margaret Howarth-Brockman
Jennifer Bernier
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2009 Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2009
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Describes the process of sex- and gender-based analysis and offers a collection of case studies and commentaries that illustrate SGBA in action. The book is of interest to people working on policy, planning and research and to people at various levels of government. It will help readers understand sex- and gender-based analysis and learn how to apply it in their work for and with women and men, girls and boys.

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Please contact their office to order a copy
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 9780981045917

Gender, diversity and HIV/AIDS

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English
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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Online
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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence
Publisher: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presented at the XVI International AIDS Conference in Toronto, Ontario, this document looks at such themes as workplace HIV/AIDS, gender-based violence, youth and prevention, breastfeeding, and gender-based analysis and HIV resources.

From recognition to action: gender-based analysis and mainstreaming in HIV/AIDS

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Erika Burger
Barbara Clow
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Argues that a gender-based analysis framework is needed to evaluate responses to the HIV pandemic's gender dimensions.

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ISSN 14963612
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Includes bibliographical references.

Making space for young heterosexual males: gender and HIV/AIDS prevention education

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
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Jacqueline Gahagan
Laura Barbour
Susan McWilliam
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Describes the results of a study that explored young heterosexual males' perceptions of sexual behaviours, roles, and responsibilities, and determined obstacles and gaps in their sexual health decision-making. Includes recommendations.

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ISSN 14963612

An invisible epidemic: the implications of gender neutrality for managing HIV/AIDS in low-incidence countries

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Barbara Clow
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses the role of gender in the HIV/AIDS pandemic and calls for amended health care and social policy responses to the needs and experiences of women and men.

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ISSN 14963612
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Includes bibliographical references.

HIV/AIDS: a global epidemic

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publisher: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Examines the impact of HIV and AIDS on women, particularly in Africa.

The changing face of HIV/AIDS in Canada: the rising risk for women

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Presents general information on HIV/AIDS statistics among women in Canada.

Gender-based analysis and HIV/AIDS: checklist

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publisher: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Argues for the use of gender-based analysis as a framework for analysing and developing HIV/AIDS policies, programs and research. Provides a GBA checklist.

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