Search Organizations (English): Population health

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West Island Community Resource Centre  
http://www.crcinfo.ca/

A strong and active partner in community building, the CRC is also West Island's gateway to information on services and support systems available to individuals and families in its territory

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Consejo internacional de salud para los pueblos

Forms an informal coalition of persons, groups and networks committed to working for the health and rights of disadvanted people. It's vision is to advance toward health for all - viewing health in the broad sense of physical, mental, social, economic, and environmental well-being.

Office of Population Research  
http://opr.princeton.edu/

Forms a demographic research and training center.

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Population Reference Bureau  
http://www.prb.org/
Forms an organization that informs people about the population dimensions of important social, economic, and political issues. Publishes, disseminates and promotes print and electronic material. Collaborates with organizations to develop and implement strategies for communicating with policymakers. (See Details)
Public Health Agency of Canada  
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/
Protects the health and safety of Canadians through the prevention of chronic disease and injuries, public health emergencies, and infectious disease outbreaks. Works closely with the provinces and territories to renew the public health system in Canada and support a sustainable health care system. (See Details)
Information and Knowledge for Optimal Health Project (the INFO Project)  
http://www.infoforhealth.org/about.shtml
Ensures that information, knowledge, and best practices for family planning and reproductive health are accessed by multiple audiences with different needs by working to achieve the following results: identify, synthesize, and make available information on useful and best approaches and findings, enhance local capacity to serve local information needs, and strengthen South-South and South-North knowledge communities and networks. Website contains publications and provides information about tools and services they provide. (See Details)
Saskatchewan Population Health and Evaluation Research Unit (SPHERU)  
http://www.spheru.ca/
United Nations Population Fund  
http://www.unfpa.org/
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)
Wellesley Institute  
http://www.wellesleyinstitute.com/

The Wellesley Institute advances population health through rigorous research, pragmatic policy solutions, social innovation, and community action.

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