Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)

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

Equitable access to health care, health promotion and disease prevention for recent immigrant women living in Nova Scotia

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Translated Title: 
L’accès équitable aux soins et à l’information sur la santé et la prévention des maladies chez les immigrantes récemment arrivées et vivant en Nouvelle-Écosse
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Moving Towards Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Summarizes findings of a research study. Examines how immigrant women in Nova Scotia access and interacts with healthcare.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ACEWH IMWO.M68 2001

Gender planning: developing an operational framework for en-gendering healthy public policy

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Sandra Bentley
Frances Gregor
Georgia MacNeil
Christine Saulnier
Thomas Rathwell
Erin Skinner
Publisher: 
Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Examines initiatives designed to effect change and to support the integration of gender analysis into mainstream policies and programs.

ISBN/ISSN: 
MCEWH GEND.S38 1999
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Towards social and economic inclusion: breaking the cycle of poverty in Atlantic Canada

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Translated Title: 
Vers l’inclusion sociale et économique: l’élimination du cycle de la pauvreté au Canada atlantique
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Moving Towards Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Examines the impacts of social and economic exclusion of women and children and how inclusive public policies can lead to social inclusion.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ACEWH HEAD.M68 2001

Including Black women in health and social policy development: winning over addictions

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Translated Title: 
L’inclusion des femmes noires dans l’élaboration des politiques de santé et des mesures sociales: vaincre la toxicomanie
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Examines how policies impact on the experiences of Black Nova Scotians women recovering from drug addiction and involved with child welfare agencies.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ACEWH ADDI.M68 2001

Keeping Canadian values in health care symposium

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Translated Title: 
La préservation des valeurs canadiennes au Symposium sur les soins de santé
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Moving Towards Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Provides a synopsis of the major highlights and recommendations forwarded during a symposium examining the multicultural health services in Nova Scotia.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ACEWH IMWO.M68 2000

New Brunswick women's health initative project

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Translated Title: 
L’Initiative pour la santé des femmes du Nouveau-Brunswick
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Moving Towards Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Examines health care services for rural women. Reports on results of a pilot needs study with adult women who have considerable interaction with the health care system.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ACEWH WOMH.M68 2000

PEI well-women's clinics: a case study of gender specific clinics to increase screening rates

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Les cliniques pour le bien-êtres des femmes a l'Î.-P.-É. : une étude de cas portant sur les cliniques desservant un sexe spécifique et visant à augmenter les taux de dépistage
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Moving Towards Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Provides a summary of research that examined gender-specific clinics as models for intervention.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ACEWH GEND.M68 2001

Young women's experiences in obtaining sexual health services and education in a Nova Scotia community

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English
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Moving Towards Women's Health
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Provides a summary of research examining the barriers that prevent young women from receiving effectiv sexual health education and services.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ACEWH TEEN.M68 1999

The stories of women living with depression project

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English
Translated Title: 
Témoignages de femmes atteintes de dépression : leurs stratégies d'adaptation et leurs ressources
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Moving Towards Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Provides summary findings of a research project examining the recovery and coping skills of low-income women at risk or experiecing depression.

The status of Canadian nursing home care: universality, accessibility, and comprehensiveness

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Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Robin Stadnyk
Publisher: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Describe the policy context that supports Canadian beliefs in accessibility, comprehensiveness, and universality of health care, including nursing home care. Compares nursing home care policy in the provinces and territories in terms universality, accessibility, and comprehensiveness. Explores social forces that impact on current inequities, and possible solutions to current inequities.

Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
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