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Media Release: Plan to send mastectomies, hysterectomies to private surgical clinics puts women at risk

Publication type: 
Media Release
Agency: 
Vancouver Women's Health Collective
Date: 
2003-06-12
Pages: 
1
Summary: 
A media release from the Vancouver Women's Health Collective (VWHC), critical of the plan by the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority to transfer surgical procedures like mastectomies, hysterectomies from full service hospitals to stand alone private clinics.
Keywords: 
Vancouver Women's Health Collective (VWHC); Vancouver Coastal Health; women's health; advocacy; privatization; health clinics; wait lists; BC health system; public health

52% Coalition- Candidates Forum on Women's Issues, CBC Interview April 29, 2005

Publication type: 
Media Release
Agency: 
52% Coalition
Date: 
2005-04-29
Pages: 
1
Summary: 
This document provides an outline of the CBC interview with the 52% Coalition, a non-partisan coalition of women working to educate and inform women around the provincial election in BC (2005). The outline describes the Coalition, the issues important to them, and some information about women and voting, in order to encourage women to vote and get involved in the political process.
Keywords: 
52% Coalition; elections- provincial; Ministry of Women's Equality; women and health; Medical Services Plan (MSP); childcare; BC provincial government

52% Coalition- Women Vote! May 17, 2005

Publication type: 
Media Release
Agency: 
52% Coalition
Date: 
2005-04-27
Pages: 
1
Summary: 
This media advisory by the 52% Coalition invites women to attend the Candidates Forum on Women's Issues with candidates Adriane Carr, Jenny Kwan, and Linda Reid confirmed to attend. The media advisory also describes the purpose of the 52% Coalition: seeking to inform women by putting women's issues on the electoral agenda, encouraging women to engage in the political process and getting women out to vote.
Keywords: 
52% Coalition; elections- provincial; education; women; Caryn Duncan

Call to Women: Attend the BC Election, Women's Issues Forum

Publication type: 
Poster
Agency: 
52% Coalition
Sponsor: 
Status of Women Canada; Downtown Eastside Women's Centre; Vancouver Status of Women
Date: 
2001-05
Pages: 
1
Summary: 
A poster for the Women's Issues Forum, an event put on by the 52% Coalition with the leaders of the 6 major political parties running in the BC provincial election.
Keywords: 
52% Coalition; elections- provincial; BC provincial government; women; discussion forum

Women- Interested in Putting Women's Issues on the Political Agenda, Let's Re-launch the 52% Coalition!

Publication type: 
Brochure / Leaflet / Pamphlet / Information Sheet
Agency: 
52% Coalition
Date: 
2004-11
Pages: 
1
Summary: 
A leaflet encouraging women to get involved with the next provincial election by re-launching the 52% Coalition, a women's coalition interested in putting women's issues on the political agenda.
Keywords: 
52% Coalition; elections- provincial; BC provincial government; women; discussion forum; Vancouver Women's Health Collective (VWHC)

Candidates Forum Question VPL, Alice MacKay Room Friday, April 29, 2005

Publication type: 
Conference / Meeting Proceedings
Agency: 
52% Coalition
Date: 
2005-04-29
Pages: 
3
Summary: 
A series of questions posed to the electoral candidates of the provincial election in 2005, by the 52% Coalition, a non-partisan coalition of women encouraging women to vote, and calling for women's issues to be included on the electoral agenda. The questions address topics such as the re-establishment of the Ministry of Women's Equality, MSP premiums, legal aid, access to childcare, women and work, and women and social assistance.
Keywords: 
52% Coalition; elections- provincial; Ministry of Women's Equality; women and health; women's health; Medical Services Plan (MSP); legal services; childcare; women and work; social assistance;

Centre of Excellence Proposal Questions

Publication type: 
Project Proposal / Grant Application
Agency: 
Vancouver Women's Health Collective
Date: 
1998-08-11
Pages: 
4
Summary: 
This document answers a series of questions for the BC Centre of Excellence in Women's Health, in regards to the Women's Health Information Network (WHIN) project proposal submitted by the Vancouver Women's Health Collective (VWHC). The questions are about the project more generally, as well as specific issues about the database system.
Keywords: 
Vancouver Women's Health Collective (VWHC); Community Health Advocate Project; health information dissemination; women and technology; information technology; Women's Health Information Network (WHIN); project proposal; BC Centre of Excellence for Women's Health

Patient's Rights Workshop Info

Publication type: 
Training / Education Manual
Agency: 
Vancouver Women's Health Collective
Date: 
2000-11-21
Pages: 
8
Summary: 
This document, prepared by the Vancouver Women's Health Collective, provides information about patient's rights, what to consider when searching for a health care practitioner, what to expect from a physical exam, sample questions to ask about a diagnosis and treatment. As well, the document includes a section on doctor's rights.
Keywords: 
Vancouver Women's Health Collective (VWHC); patient's rights; workshop; women and health; women's health; doctors; treatment; support services; primary health care;

Summary of Diversity Workshop: Saturday October 30, 1999

Publication type: 
Conference / Meeting Proceedings
Agency: 
Vancouver Women's Health Collective
Date: 
1999-10-30
Pages: 
2
Summary: 
This document is a summary of the diversity workshop held by the Vancouver Women's Health Collective (VWHC). It includes a description of the major issues discussed at the workshop, definition of the key terms, steps to alliance-building, and steps towards action.
Keywords: 
Vancouver Women's Health Collective (VWHC); women and health; diversity; workshop; women's organizations

Patient's Rights

Publication type: 
Training / Education Manual
Agency: 
Vancouver Women's Health Collective
Date: 
1998-10-26
Pages: 
4
Summary: 
This document, produced by the Vancouver Women's Health Collective (for the Community Health Advocates project), is composed of a list of patient's rights, as well as things to think about when looking for a doctor.
Keywords: 
Vancouver Women's Health Collective (VWHC); women and health; patient's rights; doctors; Community Health Advocate Project

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