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Reproductive BioMedicine Online

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Volume 15 number 5, November 2007

An international journal, produced on web and in paper copy, devoted to biomedical research and ethical issues surrounding human conception and the welfare of the human embryo. View the contents of the current issue of Reproductive BioMedicine Online.

Health Promotion Practice Journal

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October 2007; Vol. 8, No. 4

Published by Sage for the Society of Public Health Education (SOPHE).  There are a number of interesting articles on the use of stories as evaluation, on Photovoice with vulnerable communities, health disparities, food security and community research, partnerships and more. Free access till November 30, 2007, registration is required.  Read this new issue.

The Ethno Racial Minority Youth Research Project

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Dilemmas about sexuality are often difficult during youth, which is an important period of identity formation. These dilemmas are especially complicated for those from ethno-racial minority (ERM) youth.

Using a community-based research process, we engaged ERM youth in the research, program decision making and community action on intergenerational communication, family relationships and sexuality.  To read the full report.  

2/11/2007

Comparing the health of low income and less well educated groups in the United States and Canada

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On average, population health in Canada and the US is similar. However, health disparities between Canadians and Americans exist at lower levels of education and income with Americans worse off.  In the lowest income quintile, Canadians are healthier than Americans. At lower levels of education, again Canadians are healthier than Americans.  To read the full article in Population Health Metrics.

The Caregiving, Health and Work of Canadian Forces research project: Using community based research methods to influence family policy in the Canadian military

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The Caregiving, Health and Work of Canadian Forces Members (CHAW-CF) Research Program is an innovative collaboration between researchers, military members, and Department of National Defence stakeholders with an aim of developing policies and programs that lead to better health for military members and their families. In this paper, we present the framework for this alliance, discuss the origins and challenges of our collaboration, and reflect upon this “work-in-progress.” They offer their framework as a tool to help other researchers wishing to embark on community participatory research alliances with the military or other large organizations.

Sexual Health in Canada: Baseline 2007

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This groundbreaking report represents the first ever comprehensive, national portrait of Canadians’ sexual and reproductive health. It was compiled after a thorough review of all relevant data from government and academic sources.  It establishes a baseline for policy, planning and further study.  Written by the Canadian Federation for Sexual Health.

The full report is available online or upon request to admin@cfsh.ca

The Street Health Report 2007

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Street Health (Toronto)has published (Sept. 2007) a new report : The Street Health Report 2007(PDF file).   The Street Health survey was conducted over a three-month period between November 2006 and February 2007. They surveyed a representative sample of 368 homeless adults at meal programs and shelters in downtown Toronto about their health and access to health care. Of the 368 people surveyed, 26% were women. There is a section on women's specific health needs.

All Our Sisters Stories of Homeless Women in Canada

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Susan Scott interviewed more than 60 women facing homelessness across Canada. Part of her agreement with these women was to tell their stories in the way they would want to have them told. With uncompromising honesty and a deep sense of empathy, Scott recounts their stories while highlighting the many underlying problems they face. These include personal histories of abuse, addiction, and violence, as well as systemic conditions of gentrification, a paucity of affordable housing, and a lack of social services sensitive to women's needs. For more information.

Scientifically correct racism : health studies' unintended effects against minority groups

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The present paper analyses press releases, news reports and health plans to show how health communication functions in perpetuating dominant racist structures. The paper is mainly concerned with how normal science and health practices can become an instrument for justifying racism and reproducing it in our societies. The examples demonstrate that even when all forms of explicit racism are avoided, health communication can have identifiable racist consequences in people's lives.

Distribution and Internal Migration

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This report examines the distribution of health care providers is constantly changing. It is influenced by many factors such as both internal and external migration. Understanding and measuring where exactly these health professionals are located and how they move within the country is critical to the proper planning and management of the health care system. The Canadian Institute for Health Information worked with Dr. Roger Pitblado to explore these questions.

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