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Healthcare, Policy, and Education

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Provides an e-health toolkit. Citation: "Canada, H. (2005, June 21). EHealth. Retrieved from https://www.canada.ca/en/indigenous-services-canada/services/first-nations-inuit-health/health-care-services/ehealth.html"
An article that outlines the literacy skills required to interact with e-health. CITATION: "Norman, C. D. & Skinner, H. A.  (2006).  eHealth literacy: essential skills for consumer health in a networked world.  Journal of Medical Internet Research, 8(2), e9."
Benefits of eHealth - Province of British Columbia

Future Health

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Temporary residents: Persons wishing to enter Canada for the purpose of giving birth
Petition that was submitted to the House of Commons. Publicly states that the government does not support birth tourism, commits resources to determine the extent of the practice across Canada, and implement concrete measure to reduce and eliminate the practice.   CITATION: "Starchuk, K. (2018). E-1527 (Canadian citizenship: Petition to the House of Commons in parliament assembled. Retrieved from: https://petitions.ourcommons.ca/en/Petition/Details?Petition=e-1527"
BC studies that illustrates gender differences in perceive care needs. CITATION: "Socias, E., Sholveller, J., & Koehoorn, M. (2016). Gender inequalities in access to healthcare among adults living in British Columbia, Canada. Women’s Health Issues, 26(1). 74-79. Retrieved from  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/"

Vulnerable Populations

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The Creator's Gift to Mothers - A video that analyses Breastfeeding through a aboriginal perspective. CITATION: "Shibogama First Nations Council. (2016). The Creator’s gift to mothers [Video file]. Retrieved from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rkaxLGI5WBw."
https://journal.cpha.ca/index.php/cjph/article/viewFile/4308/2930
Links to programs and services relevant to and specifically for Aboriginal, First Nations, and Inuit people in British Columbia.  CITATION:"British Columbia. (2018). First Nations Health. Retrieved from: https://www.healthlinkbc.ca/health-topics/common-health-concerns/first-nations.

Aboriginal Health

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Report provides overview of Chronic Diseases in Canada.  Discusses risk behaviours/conditions, and details of each disease.
Canadian Chronic Disease Surveillance System: Mental Illness in Canada, 2015.  Thorough report that segments mental health access by varying national demographics.  Citation: Public Health Agency of Canada. (2015). Report from the Canadian chronic disease surveillance system: Mental illness in Canada, 2015. Retrieved from: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/publications/diseases-conditions-maladies-affections/mental-illness-2015-maladies-mentales/alt/mental-illness-2015-maladies-mentales-eng.pdf.
Citation: Health Canada (2007). Chronic disease prevention and management. Retrieved from https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/health-care-system/reports-publications/primary-health-care/chronic-disease-prevention-management.html

Chronic Disease Prevention and Management

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Journal Article applying the ecological model to the perinatal population. Particularly, it illustrates how a history of racism influences perinatal mortality among black americans.  Citation: Alio, A., Richman, A., Clayton, H., Jeffers, D., Wathington, D., & Salihu, H. (2010). An ecological approach to understanding black-white disparities in perinatal mortality. Maternal & Child Health Journal, 14(4), 557-566. doi:10.1007/s10995-009-0495-9
WHO ecological model as applied to violence. A short and simple case study. Citation: World Health Organization.  (2018).  The Ecological Framework.  Retrieved from http://www.who.int/violenceprevention/approach/ecology/en/
The Caribbean has faced several deadly hurricanes: the region's extreme vulnerability to disaster also reflects entrenched social inequalities. Citation: "Thongs, G., & Gahman, L. (n.d.). In the Caribbean, colonialism and inequality mean hurricanes hit harder. Retrieved October 23, 2017, from http://theconversation.com/in-the-caribbean-colonialism-and-inequality-mean-hurricanes-hit-harder-84106"

Multilevels of Health Influence (Social Structure Health Influences)

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PHSA document on reducing Chronic Disease from a health inequities perspective.  CITATION: Provincial Health Services Authority, (2011).  Towards Reducing Health Inequities: A Health System  Approach to Chronic Disease Prevention. A Discussion  Paper. Vancouver, BC: Population & Public Health,  Provincial Health Services Authority.
"Social Determinants of Health: The Canadian Facts". Provides an in depth look at each social determinant and gives action points.
Addressing the Social Determinants of Health - Aboriginal Communities.  Outlines indigenous specific determinants.

Determinants of Health

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Report Invitational Conference 'Is health a state or an ability? Towards a dynamic concept of health'    Publication from Dutch Conference - a length read, but summates innovative ideas for defining health that include striking equilibrium between different aspects. Health Council of the Netherlands. (2010). Report Invitational Conference ‘Is health a state or an ability? Towards a dynamic concept of health’ (Publication No. A10/04E). The Hague: Health Council of the Netherlands.
The Ottawa Charter - a redefining of the term "Health".    Broadens the WHO 1948 definition, acknowledges individuals motivations and resources.  International Conference on Health Promotion. (1986). Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion(Publication). Public Health Agency of Canada. https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/health-promotion/population-health/ottawa-charter-health-promotion-international-conference-on-health-promotion.html
What if we incentivized doctors to keep us healthy instead of paying them only when we're already sick? Matthias Müllenbeck explains how this radical shift from a sick care system to a true health care system could save us from unnecessary costs and risky procedures -- and keep us healthier for longer.

#WhatisHealth

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Amanda Sonnengberg, RN. A stellar example for the look, feel, and components of an e-portfolio.
Coralee Sonnenburg, RN Eportfolio - Excellent writer.  Is using Google+ for resource curation and has executed this well.
Erin Brennan CO(c) B.A Kin Hon - EPortfolio.  Well written blog posts.

Curated E-Portfolios

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