Health promotion

Health promotion

Cornelia Dum

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Groups Served: 
Women with particular health conditions
Organization Type: 
Private foundation
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Health promotion

A not-for-profit, non-subsidized and independent Montreal website founded in 2009, dedicated to women touched by breast cancer and committed to reveal the possible environmental causes related to cancer, in particular the conventional products of hygiene, beauty care and cosmetics.

Email Address: 
info@corneliadum.com
City: 
Montreal
Province: 
Quebec
Country: 
Canada

Association for Size Diversity and Health

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Organization Type: 
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.

Healthy Aboriginal Network

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

South Asian Women's Community Centre

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Hindi
Tamil
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Research
Community education/development
Advocacy

The South Asian Women’s Community Centre helps women achieve their full potential in the Québec and Canadian societies and also helps them become independent.

Street Address: 
1035 Rachel St. East
City: 
Montréal
Province: 
QC
Postal/ZIP Code: 
QC H2J 2J5
Country: 
Canada

Interagency Gender Working Group (IGWG)

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Research
Community education/development
Advocacy
Policy development

Established in 1997 as a network comprising nongovernmental organizations, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), cooperating agencies, and the Bureau for Global Health of USAID. Promotes gender equity within population, health, and nutrition programs with the goal of improving reproductive health/HIV/AIDS outcomes and fostering sustainable development. Has 60 to 80 active members and maintains a listserv with more than 1,200 subscribers. A major focus of the group has been on gender education, advocacy, and the development of operational tools.

Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
igwg@prb.org

The Havens Sexual Assault Referral Centres (UK)

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Research
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Counseling

The aims of the havens are to provide both excellent holistic care for sexual assault and gold standard evidence collection. The havens are jointly funded by the Metropolitan Police and the 31 NHS Primary Care Trusts in London. They also offer specialised and accredited education and training focusing on victim care.

Country: 
United Kingdom

2-Spirited People of the 1st Nations

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Groups Served: 
Lesbians/bisexuals/transgendered women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Clinical or health care services
Counseling

A non-profit social services organization whose membership consits of Aboriginal gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people in Toronto. The 2-Spirits organization's programs and services includes: HIV/AIDS education, outreach, prevention, and support and counselling for 2-spirited people and others living and affected by HIV/AIDS.

Primary Telephone: 
416-944-9300
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
art@2spirits.com
Fax Number: 
416-944-8381
Street Address: 
593 Yonge Street
Addt'l Street Address: 
Suite 202
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4Y 1Z4
Country: 
Canada

Pregnets

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Groups Served: 
Pregnant women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Support group/peer support

A website project containing resources to help pregnant and postpartum women stop smoking by increasing their capacity to quit and stay quit using a woman centred model of care. Hosts the most up-to-date information on smoking cessation practices for pregnant and postpartum women, a toolkit for health care professionals, a printer-friendly Nicotine Dependency Test and an anonymous Online Discussion Board.

Primary Telephone: 
(416) 535-8501 ext. 6343
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
pregnets@pregnets.org
Fax Number: 
(416) 599-8265

National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Research

Primary goal is to strengthen public health in Canada by helping public health managers and professionals across Canada find and use innovative, high quality and up-to-date methods and tools for sharing what works in public health. Primary target audiences are public health managers and professionals across Canada who promote and facilitate evidence-informed decision making. Their products and services are available and relevant to all public health practitioners, policy makers and researchers.

 

Primary Telephone: 
905-525-9140, ext 20450
Email Address: 
nccmt@mcmaster.ca
Fax Number: 
905-529-4184
Street Address: 
McMaster University, 1685 Main Street West, Suite 302
City: 
Hamilton
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
L8S 1G5
Country: 
Canada
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