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A different prescription: considerations for women's health groups contemplating funding from the pharmaceutical industry  
http://www.whp-apsf.ca/en/documents/diff_prescrip.html

Discusses diverse perspectives on the issue of women's health groups accepting money from the pharmaceutical industry.

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Published: 1999
The right to health: a resource manual for NGOs

Offers practical advice on how to undertake the advocacy work and monitoring strategies that are involved in adopting a human rights approach to health.

Published: 2004
The art of advocacy: a handbook for non-profit organizations

Provides a manual designed to help organizations with their advocacy and public education work, including the latest guidelines on advocacy by charities from the Canada Revenue Agency.

Published: 2004
How non-profit organizations can use the internet and open source software

Demonstrates how the Internet and open source software can assist nonprofit organizations.

Published: 2003
Advocacy: building skills for NGO leaders  
http://www.cedpa.org/content/publication/detail/666

A three-day, six-session curriculum designed as a companion piece to "Cairo, Beijing and Beyond: A Handbook on Advocacy for Women Leaders", this manual uses participatory methodologies and is based on CEDPA's experience in building the skills of non-governmental organization (NGO) leaders to advocate for change in the reproductive health arena. While the background information and role play scenarios deal directly with reproductive health issues, a trainer can adapt the sessions for other contexts.

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Published: 1999
Health leadership: the role of the NGO community  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/pubs/women-femmes/can-usa/can_2-back-promo_11_e.html
Examines how the women's health movement has influenced women's health and health policy. Prepared for the Canada-U.S.A. Women's Health Forum, Ottawa, ON, 1996 (CANUSA). (See Details)
Published: 1996
Becoming a collaborative community: reflecting on and transforming our work
Provides a guide for those who work in the community that encourages critical reflection on work to promote a healthy, collaborative community.
Published: 2002
Voluntary sector public policy toolbox  
http://www.ginsler.com/html/toolbox.htp
Created to help non profit organizations participate in the Canadian public policy development process. Provides resources on effective policy development, information gathering, advocacy, becoming involved in the policy process, and government relations. Provides case studies and useful resources. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Be H.I.P.P.: have influence on public policy: a manual and tool kit on how voluntary organizations can influence public policy  
http://www.ymca.ca/downloads/Be_Hipp_manual.pdf
Provides information to voluntary sector leaders to increase their understanding of the structure, processes, priorities and key players of local, provincial and federal governments in addition to providing tools for developing and influencing public policy strategy. Supported by a 2-hour e-learning module. (See Details)
Be H.I.P.P. - have influence on public policy  
http://www.ymca.ca/behipp/hipp.html
Presents a self-guided e-learning module to assist voluntary sector leaders and in increasing their knowledge and understanding of public policy. Supports the toolkit "Be H.I.P.P.: have influence on public policy: a manual and tool kit on how voluntary organizations can influence public policy." (See Details)
Published: 2003