Search Organizations (English): Environmental determinants

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Women's Healthy Environments Network  
http://www.whenvironments.ca/
Works to educate the media, policy makers and general public to the fact that environmental health is a key determinant of public health. Promotes the primary prevention of environmentally linked health problems such as cancer, asthma, immune system related conditions and others by advocating the reduction of toxic emissions; a shift to safe production models, biological agriculture and lawn care; more efficient, renewable energy sources; affordable public transportation; and more. Focuses on the primary prevention of women's reproductive health problems, as well as other environmentally linked health issues. (See Details)
World Wildlife Federation - United Kingdom
Seeks to influence global environmental issues through responsible actions, raises crucial environmental issues with policy-makers, business and industries, around the world.
National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health  
http://www.nccdh.ca

One of six National Collaborating Centres created by the Public Health Agency of Canada to form a key part of the Government of Canada's commitment to renew and strengthen public health in Canada. The NCCDH focuses on the social and economic factors that influence the health of Canadians. The Centre translates and shares information and evidence about the social determinants of health with front-line public health practitioners, policymakers and researchers – individuals who need this information to make evidence-informed practice, planning, policy and research decisions.

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Environmental Health Perspectives  
http://ehp03.niehs.nih.gov/home.action

A monthly journal of peer-reviewed research and news published by the U.S. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services. EHP's mission is to serve as a forum for the discussion of the interrelationships between the environment and human health by publishing in a balanced and objective manner the best peer-reviewed research and most current and credible news of the field. With an impact factor of 6.09, EHP is the top monthly journal in public, environmental, and occupational health and the third-ranked monthly journal in environmental sciences.

EHP publishes articles from a wide range of scientific disciplines encompassing basic research; epidemiologic studies; risk assessment; relevant ethical, legal, social, environmental justice, and policy topics; longitudinal human studies; in vitro and in vivo animal research with a clear relationship to human health; and environmental medicine case reports. Because children are uniquely sensitive to their environments, EHP devotes a research section specifically to issues surrounding children's environmental health.

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