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The 1994 National Women and Drugs Conference

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Donnaleen Campbell
Rose Ellis
Aboriginal and islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 19, no. 1, January/February 1995, pp. 10-11
Description
Overview of topics covered at Challenge, Consensus and Change conference held in Sydney in 1994.
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2007-2017 Research Summary: 10 Years of Community-based Research

Alternate Title
Anishinaabe Bimaadiziwin Research Program: A Joint Initiative of Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Wind Health Centre and Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority
Anishnaabe Bimaadiziwin Research Program 2007 - 2017
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre
Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority
Description
Outlines research findings in the areas of cross cultural care, infectious disease, social determinants of health, maternal-child care, and addiction medicine.
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women's Forum Workplan

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Sandra Angus
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 29, no. 3, May/June 2005, pp. 11-14
Description
Describes the process undertaken to combat the high mortality rates from cervical cancer of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women compared with non-Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women.
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Aboriginal Doulas for Aboriginal Women: An Action Plan for Bringing Traditional Birthing Support Practices Back into the Hands of Women: Final Report

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
MacKinnon Williams
Description
Summarizes learnings from earlier pilot project, discusses models for introducing/integrating practitioners into maternity care in a variety of settings, and makes recommendations about steps needed to develop an effective province-wide network.
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Aboriginal Experiences of Aging and Dementia in a Context of Sociocultural Change: Qualitative Analysis of Key Informant Group Interviews with Aboriginal Seniors

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Shawnda Lanting
Margaret Crossley
Debra Morgan
Allison Cammer
Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, vol. 26, 2011, pp. 103-117
Description
Based on interviews with an Indigenous grandmothers group to discuss how Indigenous healthcare experiences are reflected in Indigenous culture perceptions of aging and dementia.
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Aboriginal Health Workers Speak Out on Domestic Violence

Articles » General
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 13, no. 4, December 1989, pp. 11-14
Description
Discusses the need for education and information programs and training for male and female Aboriginal health workers in domestic violence counseling.
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Aboriginal Maternal and Infant Care Workers: Partners in Caring For Aboriginal Mothers and Babies

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
G. E. Stamp
S. Champion
G. Anderson
B. Warren
D. Stuart-Butler
J. Doolan
C. Boles
L. Callaghan
A. Foale
C. Muyambi
Rural and Remote Health, vol. 8, no. 883, July 25, 2008, pp. 1-12
Description
Examines roles, issues and successes of Anangu Bibi Family Birthing Program, a perinatal care model based on inter-cultural partnerships.
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The Aboriginal Maternal Infant Care Story

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Author/Creator
Deanna Stuart-Butler
Renae Kirkham
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 34, no. 6, September 2010, pp. 9-11
Description
Looks at two Aboriginal health care workers who contributed to the improvement of health services for pregnant women and infant care in Aboriginal communities.
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Aboriginal Maternity Care Resourcebook

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Len Kelly
Irwin Antone
Natalie St. Pierre-Hansen
Description
Edited compilation of peer-reviewed research material about cross-cultural women's care.
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The Aboriginal Maternity Service Tamworth

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Betty Nichols
June Hurley
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 23, no. 4, July/August 1999, pp. 24-28
Description
Article profiles a service which operates for women within a 100 km radius of the community in New South Wales, Australia.
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Aboriginal Midwifery: A Model For Change

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Amber D. Skye
Journal of Aboriginal Health, vol. 6, no. 1, Traditional Medicine, January 2010, pp. 28-37
Description
Discusses the development of Aboriginal birthing centres that combine traditional medical practices with contemporary medical services and how this model could be applied to other health care services for Aboriginal communities.
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Aboriginal Midwifery Education Program

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Midwifery Education Program: Aboriginal Envelope
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Manitoba Health
Description
Describes the background and goals, activities, resources, key learnings, approved contribution and contact information for the AMEP.
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An Aboriginal Parenting Crisis

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Lynn Barnett
Infant Observation, vol. 15, no. 1, February 2012, pp. 92-93
Description
Comments on the infant mortality rate among the Aboriginal population compared to the Australian average.
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An Aboriginal Perspective on Cancer

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Maureen Kirk
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 17, no. 3, May/June 1993, pp. 11-13
Description
Discusses personal experience with cancer and career at the Royal Women's Hospital helping Aboriginal people who are going through cancer treatments.
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Aboriginal Roundtable on Sexual and Reproductive Health: In Preparation for the Five Year Review of the International Conference on Population and Development (CAIRO+5): February 21-22, 1999

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Madeleine Dion Stout
Gregory D. Kipling
Description
Front-line workers identified general and specific issues, developed a framework for action and outlined strategic directions to guide future interventions and actions.
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Aboriginal WAVES Project

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Author/Creator
Colleen Cawood
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 23, no. 5, September/October 1999, pp. 3-4
Description
Describes the creation of water aerobics program aimed at older Indigenous women in the Sydney, Australia area.
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Aboriginal Women: An Issues Backgrounder

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Michelle M. Mann
Description
Highlights some of the main issues faced taking into account the diversity between non-status First Nations, Inuit and Métis women.
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Aboriginal Women and HIV/AIDS Needs Assessment

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Native Women's Association of Canada
Description
Reports on a survey conducted to test the theory that Aboriginal women lack both awareness and information on HIV/AIDS.
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Aboriginal Women and Housing in Western Australia

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Lois Gatley
Denise Groves
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 11, no. 2, June 1987, pp. 13-19
Description
Discusses factors contributing to the housing crisis and resulting consequences on the physical and metal health of women and children.
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Aboriginal Women at Midlife: Grandmothers as Agents of Change

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Lynn M. Meadows
Wilfreda E. Thurston
Laura E. Lagendyk
Canadian Woman Studies, vol. 24, no. 1, Womens Health and Well-Being, Fall, 2005, pp. 159-165
Description
Study findings suggest that women who focus on the future for either themselves or their grandchildren may improve health for themselves and others.
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Aboriginal Women Badly Served by Health Care

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Cheryl Petten
Windspeaker, vol. 20, no. 5, September 2002, pp. 26-27
Description
Studies commissioned by the Atlantic Centre for Excellence for Women's Health (ACEWH) reveal issues which include treatment access, communication, and lack of understanding affects culturally appropriate treatments.
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Aboriginal Women's Access and Acceptance of Reproductive Health Care

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Lynn Morgan
Joey Lynn Wabie
Pimatisiwin, vol. 10, no. 3, Winter, 2012, pp. 313-325
Description
Promotes the need for culturally sensitive cervical cancer screening programs for Aboriginal women, based on programs available in Canada and the United States.
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Aboriginal Women's Experiences of Accessing Health Care when State Apprehension of Children is Being Threatened

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jacqueline Denison
Colleen Varcoe
Annette J. Browne
Journal of Advanced Nursing, vol. 70, no. 5, May 2013, pp. [1105-1116]
Description
Study conducted through analysis of secondary and primary interviews with Aboriginal women and healthcare providers. Found that while perceptions of racism, judgement and discrimination did not influence decisions to seek medical attention for their children, they did affect women's decisions about accessing services for themselves.
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Aboriginal Women's Health

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Prairie Women’s Health Centre of Excellence
Description
Website contains publications and general information, as well as related links, in an attempt to aid others in understanding the health and health issues of Aboriginal women.
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Aboriginal Women's Health: An Overview

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Dulcie Flower
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 11, no. 2, June 1987, pp. 3-11
Description
Looks at childbirth, breastfeeding, nutrition, education and provides recommendations.
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