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Girls, Physical Activity and Culture

Facilitators: Nancy Poole and Ginny Gonneau, British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health (BCCEWH)
When: December 12th, 2012 at 12PM (EST)

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Past Event 1 – BC Women’s Nurse Practitioner Clinics

  • Newest health professional in BC
  • Legalized in 2005
  • RN’s with Master’s degree in Advanced Practice
  • Able to prescribe (with limits), diagnose and refer

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Canadian Women’s Health Indicators; An introduction, Environmental Scan, and Framework Examination

Canadian Women’s Health Indicators; An introduction, Environmental Scan, and Framework Examination
Steve Chasey, Ann Pederson, Putu Duff, 2010

An introduction to the concepts and context of work done in the area of women’s health indicators in Canada. It includes an overview of what is meant by women’s health indicators and the rationale behind their use.

Our favourite drug: Why are women & girls drinking so much?

Presented by the Canadian Women’s Health Network and the British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health.

News 1 – Webinar

Our favourite drug: Why are women & girls drinking so much?

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Presented by the Canadian Women’s Health Network and the British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health.

Alcohol is a favourite drug for many people, and women may be having more problems with alcohol than many of us would like to think. Journalist Ann Dowsett Johnston spent a year talking with women, researchers and policy-makers to learn why women drink, and how alcohol affects us differently from men. The results are unsettling.

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News 2 – Webinaire

Une substance omniprésente : Pourquoi les femmes et les filles boivent-elles tant d’alcool ?

Un événement gratuit présenté par le Réseau canadien pour la santé des femmes et le Centre d’excellence de la Colombie-Britannique pour la santé des femmes

Présenté en anglais

L’alcool est une substance très présente dans la vie de beaucoup de gens, et les femmes ont peut-être plus de problèmes de consommation que nombre d’entre nous le croiraient. La journaliste Ann Dowsett Johnston a passé une année à interviewer des femmes, des chercheurs et des décideurs pour connaître les raisons qui poussent les femmes à consommer et les effets de cette consommation chez celles-ci, différents de ceux recensés chez les hommes. Les résultats sont troublants.

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