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Healthy Choices in Pregnancy

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Groups Served: 
All women
Pregnant women
Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Community education/development
Counselling
Counseling

Healthy Choices in Pregnancy is a component of the BC government ActNow BC platform designed to promote healthy lifestyles and prevent illness among wonmen who use substances in the childbearing years. Organizations invovled are the British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health, the BC Women’s Hospital and Health Centre, the BC Perinatal Health Program and the Province of British Columbia.

Primary Telephone: 
604-875-2189
Street Address: 
E311, 4500 Oak St, Box 48
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
BC
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6H 3N1
Country: 
Canada

Blueprint for Action on Women and HIV/AIDS

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

A multi-sector coalition of HIV-positive women, Canadian and international HIV/AIDS organizations, and a variety of women’s and reproductive rights groups advocating for better prevention, services and supports for women and girls infected and affected by HIV/AIDS.

Primary Telephone: 
(613) 230-3580, ext 123
Email Address: 
womensblueprint@gmail.com
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-800-499-1986, ext 123
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Country: 
Canada

Medical Women's International Association Secretariat

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All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English

An association of medical women representing women doctors from all five continents.

Primary Telephone: 
604-439-8993
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
secretariat@mwia.net
Fax Number: 
604-439-8994
Street Address: 
7555 Moreley Dr
City: 
Burnaby
Province: 
BC
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V5E 3Y2
Internal Notes : 
Dr. Shelley Ross is the MWIA's Secretary-General

Provincial Health Services Authority

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All women
Families
Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Research

Part of BC's public health care system. It oversees the coordination and delivery of provincial programs and highly specialized health care services.

Primary Telephone: 
604-675-7400
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
604-708-2700
Street Address: 
700-1380 Burrard St
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
BC
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6Z 2H3

Provincial Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health at CHEO

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Youth
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français

The Centre has identified three areas where it believes it can have the greatest positive impact on the child and youth mental health care system:  Evidence-based knowledge and practice; Capacity in training, research and evaluation; Collaboration among stakeholders to make child and youth mental health matter across Ontario.

Primary Telephone: 
613-737-2297
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
onthepoint@cheo.on.ca
Fax Number: 
613-738-4894
Street Address: 
401 Smyth Rd
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
ON
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1H 8L1

Outaouais Health and Social Services Network

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

The Outaouais Health and Social Services Network involves citizens, public institutions, service organizations, and community resources in the planning and delivery of quality and accessible health and social services to the English-speaking population.

Primary Telephone: 
819-777-3206
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@ohssn.org
Fax Number: 
819-682-4033
Street Address: 
2 Millar Rd
City: 
Gatineau
Province: 
QC
Postal/ZIP Code: 
J8Y 3N3

Tri County Women's Centre

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All women
Youth
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Training
Community education/development

Offers services to women and adolescent girls who are at risk of poverty and struggling to achieving success in their education or work environment. The organization strives to be as accessible as possible to reach women and girls throughout the Tri-Counties by offering programs and services, satellite offices, a toll free number and a primary location in Yarmouth. By providing the tools to intervene in a crisis women and girls face, it is able to relieve poverty and barriers in their lives and assist them in moving forward in achieving their educational and work goals.

Primary Telephone: 
902-742-0085
Email Address: 
tcwc@tricountywomenscentre.org
Fax Number: 
902-742-6068
Tollfree Phone Number: 
877-742-0085
Street Address: 
12 Cumberland St
City: 
Yarmouth
Province: 
NS
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B5A 3K3

Aletta Institute for Women's History

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All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Research
Community education/development

Aletta’s mission is to share knowledge and information about women’s history and women’s position in society as widely as possible and to encourage and promote further research about women and women’s history.
There are books, magazines, archives, works of music, photographs, posters, diaries, letters, all sorts of household and personal objects… and so much more about women and women’s lives. Aletta’s collection includes an extensive range of resources and materials. If we do not have what you are looking for, we can help you find it.

*website also in Dutch language.

http://www.aletta.nu/aletta/eng

Primary Telephone: 
020-6650820
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@aletta.nu
Fax Number: 
020-6655812
Street Address: 
Obiplein 4
City: 
Amsterdam
Postal/ZIP Code: 
1094 RB
Country: 
The Netherlands

World Health Organization Reproductive Health Library

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Spanish
Chinese
Arabic
Russian
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Research
Advocacy

The WHO Reproductive Health Library (RHL) is an electronic review journal published by the Department of Reproductive Health and Research at WHO Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. RHL takes the best available evidence on sexual and reproductive health from Cochrane systematic reviews and presents it as practical actions for clinicians (and policy-makers) to improve health outcomes, especially in developing countries.

Canadian Virtual Hospice

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Families
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Counselling
Support group/peer support

The Canadian Virtual Hospice provides support and personalized information about palliative and end-of-life care to patients, family members, health care providers, researchers and educators.

Email Address: 
info@virtualhospice.ca
Street Address: 
PE469- 1 Morley Avenue
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3L 2P4
Country: 
Canada
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