NGO - Non Government Organization

NGO - Non Government Organization

Unite Here: Real Food, Real Jobs

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English
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Community education/development
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An organization of food service workers in the USA who want to cook and serve “real food”—with local, fresh, sustainable ingredients—not processed and frozen products. Their goal is “to change a food system that leaves our fellow food workers living in poverty, lacking access to healthy food for their families and at the highest risk for diet-related diseases.”

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

Food Research and Action Center

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Research
Community education/development
Advocacy
Policy development

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

Website/URL: 
Street Address: 
1875 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Addt'l Street Address: 
Suite 540
City: 
Washington, DC
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20009
Country: 
USA

Diabetes Voice

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Spanish
Russian
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Research
Community education/development
Publisher

The quarterly magazine of the International Diabetes Federation. It covers the latest developments in diabetes care, education, prevention, research, health policy and economics, as well as themes related to living with diabetes. Experts are invited to share their knowledge and views on these subjects in special issues of the magazine. Special issues have focussed on subjects such as eating and diabetes; the diabetic foot; the metabolic syndrome; insulin and diabetes supplies; diabetes in young people; diabetes education; chronic disease management.

Primary Telephone: 
+32-2-538 55 11
Email Address: 
http://www.idf.org/diabetesvoice/contact
Fax Number: 
+32-2-538 51 14
Street Address: 
166 Chaussée de la Hulpe
Addt'l Street Address: 
B-1170
City: 
Brussels
Country: 
Belgium

Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Research
Community education/development
Advocacy
Policy development

A collaboration of consumer, provider, government, labor, business, health insurers and quality-of-care organizations united to drive innovative and practical strategies that combat obesity. The Alliance Steering Committee is comprised of a variety of public and private sector organizations including the American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, America’s Health Insurance Plans, American Medical GroupAssociation, Canyon Ranch Institute, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity (DNPAO) and others.  The Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance receives funding from founding sponsor, sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC, and supporting sponsors, Allergan, Inc. and Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.  

TEDX (The Endocrine Disruption Exchange, Inc.)

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Research
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An prevention-driven organization that focuses primarily on the human health and environmental problems caused by low-dose and/or ambient exposure to chemicals that interfere with development and function, called endocrine disruptors.  Its large databases on this topic are available for those concerned about public health and environmental quality. 

Primary Telephone: 
(970) 527-4082
Email Address: 
http://www.endocrinedisruption.com/contact.php
Fax Number: 
(970) 527-4082
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 1407
City: 
Paonia
Province: 
CO
Country: 
USA

University of Minnesota Press

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Publisher
Primary Telephone: 
612-627-1970
Email Address: 
ump@umn.edu
Fax Number: 
612-627-1980
Street Address: 
Suite 290
Addt'l Street Address: 
111 Third Avenue
City: 
South Minneapolis
Province: 
MN
Postal/ZIP Code: 
55401
Country: 
USA

Bay Area Queer Women/Transfolks and Cancer Project

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Lesbians/bisexuals/transgendered women
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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Advocacy

A project seeking to learn more about how a diverse and trans-inclusive group of Bay Area (a) queer women and transfolks and (b) health advocates: (1) locate and make use of cancer knowledge, and (2) experience cancer health and care. All past, present and future women (of any taxonomic category) who self-identify as queer – that is, people who identify as “lesbian”, “gay”, “bisexual”, “queer”, and who may or may not identify as “trans”, and/or “Other” are included here. All trans folks who feel themselves part of (even if only historically) and comfortable in, the very diverse and multiple group that constitutes “women” & “trans folks” are welcome.

Bay Area Working Group on the Precautionary Principle

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Research
Community education/development
Advocacy
Policy development

A diverse collaborative of organizations and individuals that promotes and implements precautionary action to protect health and the environment.  Works for fundamental changes in decision making that build healthier, more just, and sustainable communities, and serves as a resource and catalyst that works locally, regionally, and beyond to promote the precautionary principle through education and outreach, public mobilization, grassroots participation, and policy reform.

Email Address: 
info@takingprecaution.org

Nuclear Information and Resource Service

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Research
Advocacy

Founded in 1978 to be the US national information and networking center for citizens and environmental activists concerned about nuclear power, radioactive waste, radiation and sustainable energy issues. Has expanded both programatically and geographically to initiate large-scale organizing and public education campaigns on specific issues, such as preventing construction of new reactors, radioactive waste transportation, deregulation of radioactive materials, and more. With international programs and affiliation with WISE (World Information Service on Energy) the network spans more than a dozen offices and programs across the globe. 

Primary Telephone: 
301-270-NIRS (301-270-6477)
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
nirsnet@nirs.org
Fax Number: 
301-270-4291
Street Address: 
6930 Carroll Avenue, Suite 340
City: 
Takoma Park
Province: 
MD
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20912
Country: 
USA

Healthy Aboriginal Network

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Health promotion

A BC incorporated non-profit society that creates comic books on health and social issues for youth. 

Primary Telephone: 
250-941-8881
Email Address: 
sean@thehealthyaboriginal.net
Street Address: 
3240 Comox Road
City: 
Courtenay
Province: 
BC
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V9N 3P8
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