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Prisoners with HIV/AIDS Support Action Network (PASAN)

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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Community education/development
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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
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English
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Health promotion
Community education/development
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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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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Health promotion
Community education/development
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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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NGO - Non Government Organization
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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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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Research
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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.

Unite Here: Real Food, Real Jobs

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Community education/development
Advocacy

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
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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. 

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

Environmental Health Perspectives

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Governmental Body
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English
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Research
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A monthly journal of peer-reviewed research and news published by the U.S. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services. EHP's mission is to serve as a forum for the discussion of the interrelationships between the environment and human health by publishing in a balanced and objective manner the best peer-reviewed research and most current and credible news of the field. With an impact factor of 6.09, EHP is the top monthly journal in public, environmental, and occupational health and the third-ranked monthly journal in environmental sciences.

EHP publishes articles from a wide range of scientific disciplines encompassing basic research; epidemiologic studies; risk assessment; relevant ethical, legal, social, environmental justice, and policy topics; longitudinal human studies; in vitro and in vivo animal research with a clear relationship to human health; and environmental medicine case reports. Because children are uniquely sensitive to their environments, EHP devotes a research section specifically to issues surrounding children's environmental health.

Email Address: 
http://ehp03.niehs.nih.gov/feedbackCreate.action?page=%252Fstatic%252Fcontact.action
Country: 
USA

Diabetes Voice

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Research
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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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English
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Research
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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.  

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