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The Case for a National Action Plan on Violence Against Women in Canada

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Contents

I Introduction
II A National Action Plan
III Conclusion
IV Resources

-submitted by Pam Kapoor

I Introduction

In a report released 8 October 2013 – The Case for a National Action Plan on Violence Against Women in Canada – the Canadian Network of Women’s Shelters & Transition Houses (the Network) outlines gaps between policies and legislation in Canada related to violence against women (VAW).

A Closer Look at the Mothercraft Ottawa Birth and Parent Companion Program and a Vision for Integrating Doulas into Ontario’s Maternal Child Care System

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Contents

I Introduction
II Overview
III The Birth and Parent Companion Program
IV Evaluation Potential
V References and Resources

--submitted by Brittany Irvine

I Introduction

Planning and Integration Specialist, South West Local Health Integration Network

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London, Ontario
Deadline August 9, 2012

The South West Local Health Integration Network  (LHIN), is one of 14 local organizations that have been created in Ontario to plan, coordinate and fund local health services, including hospitals, community care access centres (CCACs), long-term care homes, community health centres (CHCs), community support service agencies, and mental health and addictions agencies. The office of the South West LHIN is located in London, Ontario.

Organizations Related to Feature 742

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National Abortion Federation
http://www.prochoice.org/canada/index.html

The National Abortion Federation (NAF) is the professional association of abortion providers in North America. NAF currently offers quality training and services to abortion providers and unbiased information and referral services to women.

Canadians for Choice
http://www.canadiansforchoice.ca/index2.html

Local women design evidence-based smoking cessation programs for pregnant and post-partum women in their communities

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Echo: Improving Women's Health in Ontario has just released five Echo Advances summarizing the adaptation of smoking cessation best practices for pregnant and post-partum women to local needs. 

You can read them at http://www.echo-ontario.ca./what-we-do/how-echo-facilitates-stewardship/....

 

Women's Mental Health Conference: Building Networks and Research Capacity

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Toronto, Ontario
October 1, 2010

The Women's Mental Health Program of the University of Toronto, Department of Psychiatry and affiliated teaching Hospitals, invites you to register for our conference on Women's Mental Health.

Women's Mental Health Conference:

Building Networks and Research Capacity

Friday October 1st, 2010

REGISTRATION is now open at:
http://www.womensresearch.ca/news/womens_mental_health_conference.php

Optimizing Prenatal HIV Testing for African & Caribbean Women

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Toronto, Ontario
August 20, 2010

Optimizing Prenatal HIV Testing for African & Caribbean Women

You are invited to a free community forum hosted by Women's Health in Women's Hands, Community Health Centre (WHIWH-CHC).

Date:       Friday, August 20, 2010 from 9:30 to 4:00 p.m

Location: Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, 6th Floor, 155 College Street (College & McCaul St - West of University Avenue).

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