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Vancouver Women's Health Collective "Healthy Breasts- Women Taking Action Conference" Bibliography

Publication type: 
Conference / Meeting Proceedings
Agency: 
Vancouver Women's Health Collective
Pages: 
2
Summary: 
A bibliography compiled by the Vancouver Women's Health Collective, for their "Healthy Breasts- Women Taking Action conference." The list includes books related to breast health and disease.
Keywords: 
Vancouver Women's Health Collective (VWHC); women and health; women's health; breast health; research

International Women's Day Celebration

Publication type: 
Poster
Agency: 
Vancouver Women's Health Collective
Date: 
2006
Pages: 
1
Summary: 
A poster inviting women to celebrate International Women's Day with the Vancouver Women's Health Collective at the Radha yoga and eatery. The event featured musical performances by Ndidi Cascade and Deanna, Sarah Metzner, Hilary Grist, and Emily Elder.
Keywords: 
Vancouver Women's Health Collective (VWHC); women and health; women's health; International Women's Day; women's organizations

Wednesday May 28, 2003 Speaking Notes for Caryn Duncan

Publication type: 
Conference / Meeting Proceedings
Agency: 
Vancouver Women's Health Collective
Date: 
2003
Pages: 
2
Summary: 
Speaking notes for Caryn Duncan for the International Day of Action for Women's Health (IDAWH) in 2003, hosted by the Vancouver Women's Health Collective (VWHC). The notes acknowledge other events happening around the world in celebration of IDAWH, thanks the women who have helped make the event possible, and the demands of women made on this day: a call on the BC government to allocate money for a Reproductive Rights Fund for women of BC from their funding initiative for Primary Health Care.
Keywords: 
Vancouver Women's Health Collective (VWHC); Caryn Duncan; International Day of Action for Women's Health; women's organizations;

Pharmacare Public Meeting: Speaking notes for Caryn Duncan

Publication type: 
Conference / Meeting Proceedings
Agency: 
Vancouver Women's Health Collective
Date: 
2001
Pages: 
5
Summary: 
Speaking notes for Caryn Duncan for a public meeting on Pharmacare, in September of 2001. The speech concentrates on patient's rights, barriers women face to accessing health care, possible cuts to drug coverage under BC's Pharmacare program, and the problems this will cause for single mothers, women with disabilities, poor women, and senior women.
Keywords: 
Vancouver Women's Health Collective (VWHC); Caryn Duncan; Pharmacare; funding cuts; cutbacks; access to services; access to treatment; women and health; women's health; gender-based analysis; patient's rights; workshop; HIV/AIDS; women with HIV/AIDS; gender inequality; poverty; women with disabilities; seniors; health care

Vancouver Sun Editorial Board Meeting: Speaking Notes for Caryn Duncan

Publication type: 
Conference / Meeting Proceedings
Agency: 
BC Health Coalition; Vancouver Women's Health Collective
Date: 
2002
Pages: 
4
Summary: 
Speaking notes for Caryn Duncan, Executive Director of the Vancouver Women's Health Collective (VWHC), for the Vancouver Sun Editorial Board meeting March 12, 2002. Speaking on behalf of the BC Health Coalition, a broad-based coalition of community groups, health care workers, and unions, Caryn spoke about cuts to health care services in BC, the threat of cuts to health care jobs (mostly held by women), increases to MSP premiums, and off-loading costs onto users. The speech points to the promises made by BC Liberals, and the evidence that these promises have not been kept.
Keywords: 
Vancouver Women's Health Collective (VWHC); BC Health Coalition; Caryn Duncan; funding cuts; Medical Services Plan (MSP); Pharmacare; gender-based analysis; women and health; women's health; community-based organizations; BC health system

Privatization of BC Health Care: Ontario Health Coalition, Health Action Assembly and Teach-In, July 28, 2004, Niagara-on-the-Lake. Caryn Duncan's Speaking Notes

Publication type: 
Conference / Meeting Proceedings
Agency: 
BC Health Coalition; Vancouver Women's Health Collective
Date: 
2004
Pages: 
9
Summary: 
Speaking notes for Caryn Duncan, community co-chair of the BC Health Coalition and Executive Director of the Vancouver Women's Health Collective (VWHC). The notes are for Ontario Health Coalition's Health Action Assembly and Teach-In, 2004. The speech describes the BC health system's turn towards privatization and the implications on BC residents. Duncan argues for an increase in health care funding, a commitment to public health care, and an end to the drive towards privatization.
Keywords: 
Caryn Duncan; BC Health Coalition; Vancouver Women's Health Collective (VWHC); privatization; BC health system; health care; funding cuts; cutbacks; public private partnerships (P3s); Pharmacare; Medical Services Plan (MSP); privacy; health care workers; women and work; wait lists; determinants of health; women's organizations;

International Day of Action for Women's Health poster

Publication type: 
Poster
Agency: 
Vancouver Women's Health Collective
Date: 
2006
Pages: 
1
Summary: 
A poster advertising the Vancouver Women's Health Collective celebration for International Day of Action for Women's Health, May 28 2006. The event was held at Radha yoga and eatery, with performances by The No Shit Shirleys and Erin Graham.
Keywords: 
Vancouver Women's Health Collective (VWHC); International Day of Action for Women's Health; women's organizations;

Vancouver Women's Health Collective 2006/07 Annual Report

Publication type: 
Annual Report
Agency: 
Vancouver Women's Health Collective
Date: 
2007
Pages: 
5
Summary: 
The Vancouver Women's Health Collective annual report for 2006/07. The annual report describes the year in review, touching on the advocacy work of the organization, its women's pharmacy project, its meetings with different levels of government, the work of the health information centre, and the work of volunteers. As well, it describes the formation of the Women's Health Community Advisory Committee, the workshops conducted by the VWHC, and the revenue and expenses for the fiscal year.
Keywords: 
Vancouver Women's Health Collective (VWHC); women's organizations; advocacy; women's health; workshops; downtown eastside; media; Women's Task Force; Women's Health Community Advisory Committee; International Day of Action for Women's Health; volunteer; volunteerism; training; International Women's Day;

Breast Anatomy and Function

Publication type: 
Brochure / Leaflet / Pamphlet / Information Sheet
Agency: 
Vancouver Women's Health Collective
Date: 
1993
Pages: 
2
Summary: 
Information on breast anatomy and function, produced by the Vancouver Women's Health Collective (VWHC). The document describes the anatomy in detail, as well as different stages of life and changes in the breast. For example, changes in the breast during and after pregnancy, are explored.
Keywords: 
Vancouver Women's Health Collective (VWHC); women and health; women's health; breast health; reproductive health;

Natural Remedies for Vaginal Health

Publication type: 
Training / Education Manual
Agency: 
Vancouver Women's Health Collective
Date: 
1993
Pages: 
3
Summary: 
"Natural Remedies for Vaginal Health" was produced by the Vancouver Women's Health Collective (VWHC) in 1993. It includes some analysis of societal perceptions of the "unclean" vagina, and benefits to using home remedies for maintaining vaginal health. Several recipes are included with instructions for use.
Keywords: 
Vancouver Women's Health Collective (VWHC); women and health; women's health; vaginal health; herbal; alternative therapy; complementary therapy; self help; gender-based analysis

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