The Centre for Community-Based Research and The Wellesley Institute need your help! Do you serve any clients who use payday loans? Help us better understand people’s experiences with these facilities and advocate for changes to protect them from being trapped in a cycle of debt.
Archives for December 2009
Canada’s non-profit sector has passed the vital $100 billion mark – measuring the overall contribution to GDP. The full non-profit sector (including hospitals and universities) amount to 7% of the overall economy.
Canadians generally consider American health care to be inequitable, unfair and inefficient, since it costs more than any other health are system in the world, yet still leaves 45.7 million people uninsured. While there is no question that some of these perceptions are broadly well-founded, the current U.S. health care reforms are designed to significantly […]
Britain is far ahead of Canada in recognizing the vital importance of the non-profit sector, and in setting out a mature partnership between the national government and the third sector. Earlier today, the UK government released its ‘refreshed’ Compact for the Third Sector – which sets out shared commitments and guidelines for effective partnership between government […]
About the Network Web Site: Women and Gender Equity Knowledge Network Organizational Co-Hubs: Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden | Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, India. Reports Unequal, Unfair, Ineffective and Inefficient Gender Inequity in Health: Why it exists and how we can change it Author(s): Gita Sen and Piroska Östlin Published: September 2007 Summary: This report provides […]
About the Network Web Site: Employment Conditions Knowledge Network Organizational Co-Hubs: Health Inequalities Research Group (Occupational Health Research Unit), Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain | Social Equity & Health Research Unit (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health), Toronto, Canada | Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada. Reports Employment Conditions and Health […]
About the Network Web Site: Urban Settings Knowledge Network Organizational Hub: WHO Centre for Health Development, Kobe, Japan. Reports Our cities, our health, our future: Acting on social determinants for health equity in urban settings Author(s): Tord Kjellstrom Published: July 2007 Summary: This report looks at the social determinants of health that are […]
About the Network Web Site: Health Systems Knowledge Network Organizational Hub: Centre for Health Policy, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa. Reports Challenging Health Inequity through Health Systems Author(s): Lucy Gilson, Jane Doherty, Rene Loewenson and Victoria Francis Published: June 2007 Summary: This report introduces the concept of health systems as social determinants of […]
About the Network Web Site: Globalization Knowledge Network Organizational Hub: The Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada. Reports Towards Health-Equitable Globalisation: Rights, Regulation and Redistribution Author(s): Ronald Labonté, Chantal Blouin, Mickey Chopra, Kelley Lee, Corinne Packer, Mike Rowson, Ted Schrecker, David Woodward Published: June 2007 Summary: This report looks at […]
About the Network Web Site: Early Child Development Knowledge Network Organizational Hub: Human Early Learning Partnership, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. Reports Early Child Development: A Powerful Equalizer Author(s): Lori G. Irwin, Arjumand Siddiqi and Clyde Hertzman Published: June 2007 Summary: This report synthesizes information on the importance of early child development […]