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Canada accused of failing women patients

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7459.192-e (Published 22 July 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:192
  1. Barbara Kermode-Scott
  1. Calgary

    Canadian women, particularly women in Canada's rural, remote, and northern communities, need better access to health care, a report from researchers into women's health says. Its message was reinforced by calls for better services from the new president of the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada.

    Women living in Canada's rural regions find it hard to access health information and healthcare services, a recent study says. This large, qualitative, two year study done by four centres of excellence for women's health, found that Canada's current systems for health information are poorly coordinated and inadequately promoted. Health services in …

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