Thinking Women and Health Care Reform in Canada explores why health care is a woman's issue and seeks to address gender equity in health services. Written by members of Women and Health Care Reform (WHCR), this collection establishes the importance of including gender in discussions and decisions surrounding health sector reform. In twelve concise chapters, Thinking Women and Health Care Reform in Canada addresses a wide range of issues, including obesity, maternity care, mental health of health care workers, and private health insurance. This thought-provoking collection is an essential read for students and researchers in the fields of women's studies, health sciences, sociology, and nursing, as well as for anyone who is looking for a new picture of health care in Canada.Expansion of private health insurance promotes the growth of a parallel system of private care. ... providing care as patients waiting for care in the public system, as unpaid care providers, and as public health care workers coping with staff ... Nor do public subsidies for private health insurance affect women and men equally.
|Title||:||Thinking Women and Health Care Reform in Canada|
|Publisher||:||Canadian Scholars’ Press - 2012|