NGO - Non Government Organization

NGO - Non Government Organization

Choosing Wisely

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Advocacy
Community education/development

An American campaign by Advancing Medical Professionalism to Improve Health Care to encourage physicians, patients and other health care stakeholders to think and talk about medical tests and procedures that may be unnecessary, and that in some instances can cause harm.

Country: 
USA

Unite Here: Real Food, Real Jobs

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Advocacy

An organization of food service workers in the US who want to cook and serve ‘real food’ – with local, fresh, sustainable ingredients – not processed and frozen products.

Email Address: 
http://www.realfoodrealjobs.org/contact-us/

Food Research and Action Centre

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Advocacy

National nonprofit organization working to improve public policies and public-private partnerships to eradicate hunger and undernutrition in the United States. Works with hundreds of national, state and local nonprofit organizations, public agencies, corporations and labor organizations to address hunger, food insecurity, and their root cause, poverty. 

Primary Telephone: 
202-986-2200
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
202-986-2525
Street Address: 
1875 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 540
City: 
Washington
Province: 
DC
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20009
Country: 
USA

Toxic Free Canada

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
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Advocacy
Community education/development

Brings together environmentalists and health activists, unions and green businesses, parents and teachers, scientists and cancer prevention advocates to eliminate health and environmental toxins and reduce our carbon footprint on the planet. 

Primary Telephone: 
604-669-1921
Email Address: 
http://www.toxicfreecanada.ca/contact-us.asp
Street Address: 
PO Box 1010 2480 East Hastings St.
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
BC
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V5K 1Z
Country: 
Canada

CAREX Canada

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Research

A national surveillance project that estimates the number of Canadians exposed to substances associated with cancer in the workplace and community environments. These estimates provide significant support for targeting exposure reduction strategies and cancer prevention programs.

Primary Telephone: 
(604) 827-5622
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-855-827-5622
Street Address: 
School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia
Addt'l Street Address: 
2206 East Mall
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6T 1Z3
Country: 
Canada

Alliance for Cancer Prevention

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Advocacy

A multi-stakeholder group in the UK working together on cancer prevention. Members campaign on issues to ensure that the cancer establishment acknowledges the environmental and occupational risk factors for preventable cancers.

Primary Telephone: 
07960033687
Email Address: 
info@allianceforcancerprevention.org.uk
Country: 
United Kingdom

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
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Policy development
Research
Training

Sets the standards for specialty medical education in Canada, supports lifelong learning for specialist physicians, and promotes sound health policy. Functions include accreditation, credentialing,  producing and administering the national certification exams, and research and innovation.

Primary Telephone: 
613-730-8177
Email Address: 
feedback@royalcollege.ca
Fax Number: 
613-730-8830
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-800-668-3740
Street Address: 
774 Echo Drive
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
ON
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1S 5N8
Country: 
Canada

The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
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Policy development
Training

Represents Canada’s 17 faculties of medicine and is the voice of academic medicine in Canada.

Primary Telephone: 
613-730-0687
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
username@afmc.ca
Fax Number: 
613-730-1196
Street Address: 
265 Carling Avenue
Addt'l Street Address: 
Suite 800
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
ON
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1S 2E1
Country: 
Canada

Canada FASD Research Network

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Pregnant women
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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Policy development
Research

The Canada FASD Research Network (CanFASD), formerly known as the Canada Northwest FASD Research Network, was established in March of 2005, through the support of the Canada Northwest FASD Partnership (CNFASDP). CanFASD is a formally and informally connected group of professionals from a range of research sciences, and located across Canada. Their mission is to produce and maintain national, collaborative research designed for sharing with all Canadians, leading to prevention strategies and improved support services for people affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.

Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
canfasd@cw.bc.ca
Street Address: 
Developmental Neurosciences and Child Health Child and Family Research Institute
Addt'l Street Address: 
L408 4480 Oak Street
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
BC
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6H 3V4
Country: 
Canada

Canada FASD Research Network

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Pregnant women
Women with addictions
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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Policy development
Research

The Canada FASD Research Network (CanFASD), formerly known as the Canada Northwest FASD Research Network, was established in March of 2005, through the support of the Canada Northwest FASD Partnership (CNFASDP). CanFASD is a formally and informally connected group of professionals from a range of research sciences, and located across Canada.

They support Canada's leadership in addressing the extraordinary complexities of FASD. Their mission is to produce and maintain national, collaborative research designed for sharing with all Canadians, leading to prevention strategies and improved support services for people affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.

Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
http://www.canfasd.ca/aboutus/contactus.aspx
Country: 
Canada
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