Building Community and Transforming Knowledge: Histories of Women's Health Practitioners and Community-Based Health Services in 20th-Century Alberta, Canada

@article{Patton2020BuildingCA,
  title={Building Community and Transforming Knowledge: Histories of Women's Health Practitioners and Community-Based Health Services in 20th-Century Alberta, Canada},
  author={Karissa Patton and Karissa R. Emily B. Kaliel},
  journal={Canadian Bulletin of Medical History},
  year={2020},
  volume={37},
  pages={427 - 460}
}
Abstract:As new government health policy was created and implemented in the late 1910s and the late 1960s, women patients and health practitioners recognized gaps in the new health services and worked together to create better programs. This article brings the histories of the district nursing program (1919–43) and local birth control centres (1970–79) together to recognize women's health provision (as trained nurses or lay practitioners) as community-based and collaborative endeavours in the… Expand

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