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The Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity

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A non-profit research and public policy organization devoted to improving the world’s diet, preventing obesity, and reducing weight stigma. Builds broad-based consensus to change diet and activity patterns, while holding industry and government agencies responsible for safeguarding public health. Serves as a leading research institution and clearinghouse for resources that add to understanding of the complex forces affecting how we eat, how we stigmatize overweight and obese people, and how we can change.

Primary Telephone: 
203-432-6700
Email Address: 
rudd.center@yale.edu
Fax Number: 
203-432-9674
Street Address: 
Yale University
Addt'l Street Address: 
PO Box 208369
City: 
New Haven
Province: 
Connecticut
Postal/ZIP Code: 
06520-8369
Country: 
USA

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Governmental Body
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English
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Advocacy
Policy development
Research

Works to achieve food security for all - to make sure people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives. FAO's mandate is to raise levels of nutrition, improve agricultural productivity, better the lives of rural populations and contribute to the growth of the world economy.

Primary Telephone: 
(+39) 06 57051
Email Address: 
FAO-HQ@fao.org
Fax Number: 
(+39) 06 570 53152
Street Address: 
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
City: 
00153 Rome
Country: 
Italy

CAREX Canada

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Research

A national surveillance project that estimates the number of Canadians exposed to substances associated with cancer in the workplace and community environments. These estimates provide significant support for targeting exposure reduction strategies and cancer prevention programs.

Primary Telephone: 
(604) 827-5622
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-855-827-5622
Street Address: 
School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia
Addt'l Street Address: 
2206 East Mall
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6T 1Z3
Country: 
Canada

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
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Policy development
Research
Training

Sets the standards for specialty medical education in Canada, supports lifelong learning for specialist physicians, and promotes sound health policy. Functions include accreditation, credentialing,  producing and administering the national certification exams, and research and innovation.

Primary Telephone: 
613-730-8177
Email Address: 
feedback@royalcollege.ca
Fax Number: 
613-730-8830
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-800-668-3740
Street Address: 
774 Echo Drive
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
ON
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1S 5N8
Country: 
Canada

Canada FASD Research Network

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Community education/development
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Research

The Canada FASD Research Network (CanFASD), formerly known as the Canada Northwest FASD Research Network, was established in March of 2005, through the support of the Canada Northwest FASD Partnership (CNFASDP). CanFASD is a formally and informally connected group of professionals from a range of research sciences, and located across Canada. Their mission is to produce and maintain national, collaborative research designed for sharing with all Canadians, leading to prevention strategies and improved support services for people affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.

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Email Address: 
canfasd@cw.bc.ca
Street Address: 
Developmental Neurosciences and Child Health Child and Family Research Institute
Addt'l Street Address: 
L408 4480 Oak Street
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
BC
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6H 3V4
Country: 
Canada

Canada FASD Research Network

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Pregnant women
Women with addictions
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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Policy development
Research

The Canada FASD Research Network (CanFASD), formerly known as the Canada Northwest FASD Research Network, was established in March of 2005, through the support of the Canada Northwest FASD Partnership (CNFASDP). CanFASD is a formally and informally connected group of professionals from a range of research sciences, and located across Canada.

They support Canada's leadership in addressing the extraordinary complexities of FASD. Their mission is to produce and maintain national, collaborative research designed for sharing with all Canadians, leading to prevention strategies and improved support services for people affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.

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Email Address: 
http://www.canfasd.ca/aboutus/contactus.aspx
Country: 
Canada

Women in Europe for a Common Future

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All women
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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
German
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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
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English
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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
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English
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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

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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Governmental Body
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English
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Korean
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Research
Advocacy
Policy development

The mission of EPA is to protect human health and the environment.

Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
http://www.epa.gov/planandbudget/contactus.html
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