NGO - Non Government Organization

NGO - Non Government Organization

Trans PULSE Project

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Advocacy
Community education/development
Policy development

A community-based research (CBR) project that is investigating the impact of social exclusion and discrimination on the health of trans people in Ontario, Canada. They aim to provide the information necessary to change policies and practices to improve the health of trans communities.

Primary Telephone: 
1-877-547-8573
Email Address: 
info@transpulseproject.ca
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-877-547-8573
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Country: 
Canada

Women in Europe for a Common Future

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All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
German
Services Provided: 
Advocacy
Policy development
Research

International network of over 100 women’s, environmental and health organisations implementing projects in 40 countries and advocating globally for a healthy environment for all. Strives for balancing the environment, health and economy, taking the different needs and perspectives of women and men into account. Enables women and men to participate at local and global levels in policy processes for sustainable development. Implements solutions locally and influences policy internationally.

Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
wecf@wecf.eu

Measure Evaluation

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Policy development
Research

A team of experienced organizations awarded a leader with associates cooperative agreement by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to be their Global Health Bureau's primary vehicle for supporting improvements in monitoring and evaluation in population, health and nutrition worldwide. 

Primary Telephone: 
919-966-7482
Email Address: 
measure@unc.edu
Fax Number: 
919-966-2391
Street Address: 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 8120
City: 
Chapel Hill
Province: 
NC
Postal/ZIP Code: 
27599
Country: 
USA

First Nations Information Governance Centre

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research

The First Nations Information Governance Centre, under the guidance of its member organizations, seeks to build capacity and provide credible and relevant information on First Nations using the highest standards of data research practices, while respecting the rights of First Nations self determination for research and information management and in true compliance with the First Nations principles of Ownership, Control, Access and Possession (OCAP).

Primary Telephone: 
613-733-1916
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
http://www.rhs-ers.ca/contact
Fax Number: 
613-936-8974
Tollfree Phone Number: 
866-997-6248
Street Address: 
49 Ford Lane
City: 
Akwesasne
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K6H 5R7
Country: 
Canada

Silent Spring Insititute

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research

Staffed by researchers who partner with physicians, public health and community advocates and other scientists to identify and break the links between environmental chemicals and women’s health, especially breast cancer. 

Primary Telephone: 
617.332.4288
Email Address: 
info@silentspring.org
Fax Number: 
617.332.4284
Street Address: 
29 Crafts Street
City: 
Newton
Province: 
MA
Postal/ZIP Code: 
02458
Country: 
USA

Prisoners with HIV/AIDS Support Action Network (PASAN)

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Advocacy
Support group/peer support

PASAN is a community-based prisoners’ rights organization that strives to provide advocacy, education and support to prisoners and ex-prisoners in Ontario on HIV, HCV and other harm-reduction issues. Established in 1991, PASAN is the only community-based organization in Canada exclusively  providing HIV and HCV prevention, education and support services to prisoners, ex-prisoners, youth in custody and their families.

Primary Telephone: 
1-416-920-9567
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@pasan.org
Fax Number: 
1-416-920-4314
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-866-224-9978
Street Address: 
314 Jarvis St. #100
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5B 2C5
Country: 
Canada

Association for Size Diversity and Health

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Community education/development
Advocacy

An international professional organization of individuals committed to Health at Every Size principles. Their mission is to promote education, research, and the provision of services which enhance health and well-being, and which are free from weight-based assumptions and discrimination.

Primary Telephone: 
1-877-576-1102
Email Address: 
http://www.sizediversityandhealth.org/contact.asp
Street Address: 
PO Box 3093
City: 
Redwood City
Province: 
California
Postal/ZIP Code: 
94064
Country: 
USA

Health at Every Size Community

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Community education/development
Advocacy

HAES calls itself “the new peace movement”, and maintains that good health can best be realized independently from considerations of size, and supports people of all sizes in addressing health directly by adopting healthy behaviours.

Obesity: A research journal

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research
Publisher

Obesity is the official journal of The Obesity Society. Available in print and online, Obesity is dedicated to increasing knowledge, fostering research, and promoting better treatment for people with obesity and their loved ones. Obesity publishes important peer-reviewed research, cutting-edge reviews, commentaries, and public health and medical developments.

Primary Telephone: 
(301) 563-6526
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
(301) 563-6595
Street Address: 
The Obesity Society Executive Office
Addt'l Street Address: 
8757 Georgia Avenue, Suite 1320
City: 
Silver Spring
Province: 
Maryland
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20910
Country: 
USA

International Journal of Epidemiology

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research
Publisher

Encourages communication among those engaged in the research, teaching, and application of epidemiology of both communicable and non-communicable disease, including research into health services and medical care. Also covered are new methods, epidemiological and statistical, for the analysis of data used by those who practise social and preventive medicine. The International Journal of Epidemiology is published six times yearly.

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