National Networks on Environments and Women's Health (NNEWH)

NNEWH logoNNEWH is one of four federally funded Centres of Excellence of the Women’s Health Contribution Program at the Bureau of Women’s Health and Gender Analysis, Health Canada. It brings together a diversity of perspectives and evidence-based findings to address gaps in health policy, practice and education. Research Associates come from a variety of academic disciplines and multiple sectors including sociology, psychology, anthropology, political science, nursing, law, health promotion, NGO’s, and community and health services organizations. NNEWH’s women’s health research priorities include chemical exposures including pharmaceuticals, maternal health and water quality. Dayna Nadine Scott, Osgoode Hall Law School and Environmental Studies, is the director of NNEWH and Anne Rochon Ford, Coordinator of Women and Health Protection, assumed co-directorship in April 2009. At that time, NNEWH also welcomed two sister working groups under its administration: Women and Health Care Reform and Women and Health Protection. NNEWH staff include: Giovanna Costa, Coordinator of Women and Health Care Reform and Jyoti Phartiyal, Projects Coordinator.

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For more information about this initiative, please contact:

Jyoti Phartiyal, Projects Coordinator