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Canadian Institute for Health Information  
http://secure.cihi.ca/cihiweb/home_e.html

Works to: identify and promote national health indicators; coordinate and promote the development and maintenance of national health information standards; develop and manage health databases and registries; conduct analysis and special studies and participate in research; publish reports and disseminate health information; and coordinate and conduct education sessions and conferences.

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Lamont Health Care Centre  
http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/facilities.asp?pid=facility&rid=1000187
The Lamont Health Care Centre is a contracted service provider, offering services in acute and continuing care, emergency, surgery, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, and palliative care. (See Details)
Association canadienne de santé publique, Programme national sur l'alphabétisation et la santé  
http://www.nlhp.cpha.ca/
Works to promotes awareness among health professionals of the links between literacy and health. Provides resources to help health professionals serve clients with low literacy skills more effectively. Also provides consultation and advice on how to write documents in plain language, and will review and revise materials. // Encourage les professionnels de la santé partout au Canada à utiliser un style clair et simple dans l’information sur la santé et à s’exprimer clairement quand ils parlent. Travaille avec des organismes nationaux du domaine de l’alphabétisation pour développer ses rapports avec les apprenants. (See Details)
Health Information Resource Centre  
http://www.gov.pe.ca/hirc/
Provides a service which supports consumers in gaining greater control over their own health through access to health information. (See Details)
World Health Organization Reproductive Health Library  
http://apps.who.int/rhl/en/

The WHO Reproductive Health Library (RHL) is an electronic review journal published by the Department of Reproductive Health and Research at WHO Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. RHL takes the best available evidence on sexual and reproductive health from Cochrane systematic reviews and presents it as practical actions for clinicians (and policy-makers) to improve health outcomes, especially in developing countries.

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