Key Resources

Key Resources

This section provides quick access to the women’s health indicators documents found in the Environmental Scan. They are organized into Canadian and international resources and alphabetized by author.  

Canadian Resources

Almey M. (2007). Finding Data on Women: A Guide to Major Sources at Statistics Canada.  Ottawa: Statistics Canada.

Austin S., Tudiver S., Chultem M., Kantiebo M. (2007).  Gender-based analysis, women’s health surveillance and women’s health indicators- Working together to promote equity in health in Canada.  International Journal of Public Health, 52(1): S41-S48.

Bierman A. et al.  (2009) Project for an Ontario Women’s Health Evidence-Based Report (POWER). Keenan Research Centre and Institute of Clinical Evaluative Sciences.

Bierman A. (2007).  Measuring Health Inequalities Among Canadian Women: Developing a Basket of Indicators. Toronto: St. Michael’s Hospital, University of Toronto.

Colman R. (2003).  A Profile of Women’s Health Indicators in Canada.  GPI Atlantic, Women’s Health Bureau, Health Canada.

Colman R. (2000). Women’s Health in Atlantic Canada: A Statistical Portrait. GPI Atlantic, Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health.

Donner L. (2007).  Environmental Scan of Gender and Diversity Sensitive Women’s Health Indicators Initiatives.  Bureau of Women’s Health and Gender Analysis (BWHGA).

Donner L., Isfeld H., Haworth-Brockman M., Forsey C. (2008).   A Profile of Women’s Health in Manitoba.  Prairie Women’s Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE). Winnipeg: PWHCE.

Donner L. (2003).  Including Gender in Health Planning: A Guide For Regional Health Authorities. Prairie Women’s Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE). Winnipeg: PWHCE.

Fransoo R., Martens P., Burland E., The Need to Know Team, Prior H., Burchill C., (2009).  Manitoba RHA Indicators Atlas 2009.  Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy.

Fransoo R., Martens P., The Need to Know Team, Burland E., Prior H., Burchill C., Chateau D., Walld R. (2005).  Sex Differences in Health Status, Health Care Use, and Quality of Care: A Population-Based Analysis for Manitoba’s Regional Health Authorities. Winnipeg: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy.

Haworth-Brockmann M.J., Donner L., Isfeld H. (2006). A field test of the gender-sensitive core set of leading health indicators in Manitoba, Canada. International Journal of Public Health, 52(1): S49-S67.

Health Canada (2003).  Women’s Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women. Ottawa: Health Canada.

Porcellato, C., Stewart D., Murray M., Baker R., Brown A. (2002). Hospital report. Ontario Hospital Association, the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, the University of Toronto and the Canadian Institute for Health Information.

Public Health Agency of Canada (2008). Canadian Perinatal Health Report.  Ottawa: Public Health Agency Canada.
Statistics Canada (2005).  Women in Canada: A Gender-based Statistical Report. Ottawa: Statistics Canada.

Stout M.D., Kipling G.D., Stout, R. (2001).  Aboriginal Women’s Health Research Synthesis Project: Final Report.  Centres of Excellence for Women’s Health Research Synthesis Group.

Tannenbaum C. (2006).  Towards a Better Understanding of Women’s Mental Health and Its Indicators.  Centre de recherché de l’Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal.

Wilson K., Jackson B.E. (2006). Bringing Women and Gender into “Healthy Canadians: A Federal Report on Comparable Health Indicators 2004.” Toronto: National Coordinating Group on Health Care Reform and Women.

International Resources

Abdelaziz F.B. (2007).  Consensus building for developing gender-sensitive leading health indicators. International Journal of Public Health.  52(1), S11-S18.

Lin V., L’Orange H., Silburn K. (2007).  Gender-sensitive indicators: Uses and relevance. International Journal of Public Health. 52(1): S27-S34.

Pan American Health Organization (2007).  Health in the Americas.  Washington: PAHO, Regional Office of the World Health Organization.

Pan American Health Organization (2005).  Basic Indicators for Gender Equity Analysis in Health. Washington: PAHO, Regional Office of the World Health Organization.

Pencheon D.(2009).  The Good Indicators Guide: Understanding how to use and choose indicators. NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement.

World Health Organization (2009).  Women and health: today’s evidence tomorrow’s agenda.  Geneva: World Health Organization.

World Health Organization, Commission on Social Determinants of Health(2008).  Closing the gap in a generation.  Geneva: World Health Organization.

World Health Organization Centre for Health and Development (2003).  The 3rd International Meeting on Women and Health. Report of WHO Kobe Centre, Third International Meeting.  Kobe, Japan: World Health Organization.