GreyLit Can -- Some recent grey literature in health

Submitted by Dean Giustini on April 13, 2011 - 10:20

 "Auditor-General Sheila Fraser recently subjected the Yukon's Department of Health and Social Services to a review. Her report... was scathing, but the Yukon has pledged to act on every finding, something rarely seen elsewhere." [Globe & Mail]
Auditor General of Canada  Yukon Health Services and Programs - 2011: Department of Health and Social Services  February 2011. Access PDF

Vérificateur générale du Canada  Programmes et services de santà au Yukon - 2011 : Ministère de la Santé et des Affaires sociales du Yukon  février 2011. Accéder PDF

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CDH Cover "More than a decade after the Walkerton tragedy... Canada remains 'vulnerable to future water-quality failures, most likely in smaller systems'... Placing responsibility for drinking water upon municipalities is a 'structural flaw.'" [Environment Probe] C.D. Howe Institute Safe Drinking Water Policy for Canada: Turning Hindsight into Foresight  February 2011. Access PDF

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Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health  Comparative Effectiveness of Rosuvastatin Versus Other Statins: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness  February 2011. Access PDF

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"[The] report... argues that public health care is entirely sustainable... What has made health care more expensive... is Neatgovernment spending on such things as public health, publicly funded dental care and prescription drugs." [Globe & Mail]
Canadian Doctors for Medicare  Neat, Plausible and Wrong: The Myth of Health Care Unsustainability  February 2011. Access PDF

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"Canadians making eco-friendly renovations to their homes could be putting their children's health at serious risk... Energy retrofits... could disturb lead-based paint and asbestos insulation in older buildings." [Montreal Gazette]cover: Healthy Retrofits...
Canadian Environmental Law Association  Healthy Retrofits: The Case for Better Integration of Children's Environmental Health Protection into Energy Efficiency Programs  March 2011. Access PDF

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Canadian Institute for Health Information  Urban Physical Environments and Health Inequalities  March 2011. Access PDF


Institut canadien d'information sur la sante  Environnements physiques en milieu urbain et inequalités en sante  mars 2011. Accéder PDF  

 

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"Canadians have no reason to feel smug about their comparative lack of bulk, said one obesity doctor... Canada is eating its way into a public health crisis. 'We're not where the Americans are yet, but the numbers are still very alarming.'" [canada.com]
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  Adult Obesity Prevalence in Canada and the United States  March 2011. Access PDF

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Centre for Aboriginal Health Research, University of CoverVictoria  The Crisis of Chronic Disease among Aboriginal Peoples: A Challenge for Public Health, Population Health and Social Policy  2009. Access PDF

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Council of Canadians  Profit Is Not the Cure 2010: Is the Canadian Economy Sustainable without Medicare?  November 2010. Access PDF

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Institut national de santé publique du Québec  Evaluation du risque de transmission et d'une éxposition significative au plomb associé à la transfusion de sang  décembre 2010. Accéder PDF

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Institut national de santé publique du Québec Medicaments du systeme nerveux central et canicules: rapport et recommandations  décembre 2010. Accéder PDF

 

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Institute of Health Economics  Evidence on the Effectiveness of Telerehabilitation Applications  October 2010. Access PDF

 

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National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health  Residential Air Cleaner Use to Improve Indoor Air Quality and Health: A Review of the Evidence  October 2010.  Access PDF 


Centre de collaboration nationale en santé environnementaleÉpurateurs d'air domestiques et amelioration de la qualité de l'air interieur et de la santé: revue des données probantes  octobre 2010. Accéder PDF

 

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National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases  Epidemiology of the 2009 Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1)  February 2011. Access PDF    


Centre de collaboration nationale des maladies infectieuses Epidemiologie de la pandémie de grippe A (H1N1) de 2009  fevrier 2011. Accéder PDF

 

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"Problem gamblers may be helped most by a program designed to prevent non-problem gamblers from becoming addicted to video lottery terminals..." [CBC News]  

Nova Scotia Gaming Foundation 
Evaluating the Impact of the Play System in Nova Scotia - Phase 1: Regular VL Player Benchmark Survey: Technical Report  October 2010. Access PDF 

 

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"The number of malnourished and chronically hungry people in RecessionCanada is 'growing at an alarming rate'... and people should be able to buy their own food rather than rely on charity." [Toronto Star]


Recession Relief Coalition Hunger Crisis: Report of the Hunger Inquiry  March 2011.Access PDF

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