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No Free Lunch
Forms an organization of health care providers who believe that pharmaceutical promotion should not guide clinical practice, and that over-zealous promotional practices can lead to bad patient care. Encourages health care practitioners to provide high quality care based on unbiased evidence rather than on biased pharmaceutical promotion. Informs health care providers as well as the general public about pharmaceutical industry efforts to promote their products and influence prescribing. Provides evidence that promotion does in fact influence health care provider behavior, often in ways that run counter to good patient care. (See Details)
Childbirth Connection
Works to promote safe, effective, and satisfying maternity care for all women and their families through research, education, and advocacy. (See Details)
Gynuity Health Projects
Forms a research and technical assistance organization dedicated to the idea that all people should have access to the fruits of medical science and technology development. Works to make reproductive health technologies more convenient, more acceptable, safer, and more widely accessible. Conducts clinical, service delivery, and social science research to find more convenient, less expensive, safer, more acceptable ways to use existing technologies. Develops and introduces new technologies. Sponsors meetings and policy dialogues to present new ideas to decisionmakers. Produces and disseminates accurate scientific information to policymakers, reproductive health professionals, and the public. Designes and conductes training seminars for professionals, including physicians, nurses, and midwives on reproductive technologies. Leads advisory and educational briefings for advocates, media, and donors. Generates data for regulatory filings and works with regulatory agencies. (See Details)
TR Rose Associates
National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University
Forms an organization that informs Americans of the economic and social costs of substance abuse and its impact on their lives and assesses what works in prevention, treatment, and law enforcement.
Ford Foundation
Works mainly by making grants or loans that build knowledge and strengthen organizations and networks. (See Details)
Consumer Union of U.S. Inc.
Provides information on products and services, and informs the public of unfair labour practices, social issues and national (US) policies. (See Details)
Data for Decisions
United Nations Population Fund
Forms an agency of the United Nations that supports developing countries, at their request, to improve access to and the quality of reproductive health care, particularly family planning, safe motherhood, and prevention of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) including HIV/AIDS. Priorities include protecting young people, responding to emergencies, and ensuring an adequate supply of condoms and other essentials. Also promotes women’s rights, and supports data collection and analysis to help countries achieve sustainable development. (See Details)
Henry Holt and Company