Community education/development

Community education/development

Choosing Wisely

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
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Advocacy
Community education/development

An American campaign by Advancing Medical Professionalism to Improve Health Care to encourage physicians, patients and other health care stakeholders to think and talk about medical tests and procedures that may be unnecessary, and that in some instances can cause harm.

Country: 
USA

Toxic Free Canada

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
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Advocacy
Community education/development

Brings together environmentalists and health activists, unions and green businesses, parents and teachers, scientists and cancer prevention advocates to eliminate health and environmental toxins and reduce our carbon footprint on the planet. 

Primary Telephone: 
604-669-1921
Email Address: 
http://www.toxicfreecanada.ca/contact-us.asp
Street Address: 
PO Box 1010 2480 East Hastings St.
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
BC
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V5K 1Z
Country: 
Canada

Canada FASD Research Network

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Pregnant women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
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. 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.

Website/URL: 
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

Trans PULSE Project

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

A community-based research (CBR) project that is investigating the impact of social exclusion and discrimination on the health of trans people in Ontario, Canada. They aim to provide the information necessary to change policies and practices to improve the health of trans communities.

Primary Telephone: 
1-877-547-8573
Email Address: 
info@transpulseproject.ca
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-877-547-8573
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Country: 
Canada

Prisoners with HIV/AIDS Support Action Network (PASAN)

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
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Community education/development
Advocacy
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
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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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.

Unite Here: Real Food, Real Jobs

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