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Panos Institute  
http://www.panoscanada.ca/

Panos Canada is part of the global Panos Network: eight autonomous institutes in Africa, the Americas, Asia and Europe.  The Network has a strong focus on the economically and socially disadvantaged.  

 

Individual Panos institutes  have programmes on children & youth, climate,  energy, environment & natural resources, food security, gender, globalisation, health, HIV-AIDS, human security, ICTs, migration, media pluralism, and pastoralism.

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University of Victoria Students' Society Women's Centre  
http://www.uvss.uvic.ca/wcentre/
The Women’s Centre is a collectively run drop-in centre open to all self-identified women on campus. It provides a safe space for women to hang out, meet people, get information and organise. Members are encouraged to work within their own areas of interest. The Centre also has a library that is open to all genders. For more information, stop by the Centre and talk to the Coordinator, or drop by during your spare time either to relax or to volunteer! (See Details)
Provincial Health Services Authority  
http://www.phsa.ca

Part of BC's public health care system. It oversees the coordination and delivery of provincial programs and highly specialized health care services.

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Medical Women's International Association Secretariat  
http://www.mwia.net

An association of medical women representing women doctors from all five continents.

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Healthy Choices in Pregnancy  
http://www.hcip-bc.org/index.htm

Healthy Choices in Pregnancy is a component of the BC government ActNow BC platform designed to promote healthy lifestyles and prevent illness among wonmen who use substances in the childbearing years. Organizations invovled are the British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health, the BC Women’s Hospital and Health Centre, the BC Perinatal Health Program and the Province of British Columbia.

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The Centre for the Study of Gender, Social Inequities and Mental Health  
http://www.socialinequities.ca/

Based at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada, in the Faculty of Health Sciences, the CGSM is a hub for international scholars, community-based researchers, policy makers, health agencies, practitioners and people with lived experience of mental health and substance use issues who are committed to eliminating social inequities in mental health. The CGSM is funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)’s Institute for Gender and Health through a Centres for Research Development program.

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Healthy Aboriginal Network  
http://www.thehealthyaboriginal.net/

A BC incorporated non-profit society that creates comic books on health and social issues for youth. 

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Canada FASD Research Network  
http://www.canfasd.ca

The Canada FASD Research Network (CanFASD), formerly known as the Canada Northwest FASD Research Network, was established in March of 2005, through the support of the Canada Northwest FASD Partnership (CNFASDP). CanFASD is a formally and informally connected group of professionals from a range of research sciences, and located across Canada. Their mission is to produce and maintain national, collaborative research designed for sharing with all Canadians, leading to prevention strategies and improved support services for people affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.

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Toxic Free Canada  
http://www.toxicfreecanada.ca/

Brings together environmentalists and health activists, unions and green businesses, parents and teachers, scientists and cancer prevention advocates to eliminate health and environmental toxins and reduce our carbon footprint on the planet. 

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