Policy development

Policy development

First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada

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

Promotes the well-being of all First Nations children, youth, families and communities with a particular focus on the prevention of, and response to, child maltreatment.

Primary Telephone: 
613-230-5885
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
awhitehead@fncfcs.com
Fax Number: 
613-230-3080
Street Address: 
1001-75 Albert St
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1P 5E7

American Foundation for AIDS Research

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research
Community education/development
Policy development

Supports AIDS research, AIDS prevention, treatment education, and advocates for sound AIDS-related public policy.

Primary Telephone: 
202-331-8600
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
202-331-8606
Street Address: 
802-1828 L St NW
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20036-5104

Department of Gender, Women and Health

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Policy development
Publisher

Brings attention to the ways in which biological and social differences between women and men affect health and the steps needed to achieve health equity. Promotes the inclusion of gender perspectives in the work of the WHO by collaborating with other departments and regional and country offices.

Email Address: 
genderandhealth@who.int
Fax Number: 
(41) 22 791 1585
Street Address: 
Batiment X World Health Organization
City: 
Geneva
Postal/ZIP Code: 
1211

National Abortion Federation

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

Forms a professional association of abortion providers in the United States and Canada that believes that women should be trusted to make private medical decisions in consultation with their health care providers. Offers quality training and services to abortion providers and unbiased information and referral services to women.

Primary Telephone: 
202-667-5881
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
naf@prochoice.org
Fax Number: 
202-667-5890
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-772-9100
Street Address: 
600-1755 Massachusetts Ave, NW
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20036

International Confederation of Midwives

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Advocacy
Policy development

Forms an organization that unites 85 national midwives’ associations from over 75 countries, both representing and bringing together the midwives of the world. Works to develop the role of the midwife as a practitioner in her own right by advancing the provision of maternity care and thereby improving the standard of care provided to mothers, babies and the family throughout the countries of the world. Supports and advises associations of midwives in liaison with their governments, and represents midwifery to international bodies and agencies in meetings, consultations and in direct relationships with the heads or governing bodies of such organisations.

Primary Telephone: 
+ 31 70 3060520
Email Address: 
info@internationalmidwives.org
Fax Number: 
+ 31 70 3555651
Street Address: 
Eisenhowerlaan 138
City: 
The Hague
Postal/ZIP Code: 
2517 KN

National Research Center for Women and Families

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Research
Policy development

Promotes the health and safety of women, children, and families, by using objective, research-based information to encourage new, more effective programs and policies. Gathers and analyzes information and translates that information into clearly presented facts and policy implications that are made widely available to the public, the media, and policy makers.

Primary Telephone: 
202-223-4000
Email Address: 
info@center4research.org
Street Address: 
901-1901 Pennsylvania Ave NW
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20006

Women's Tobacco Prevention Network

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

Works to help women and organizations prevent and eliminate tobacco use among women, to improve their health and quality of life. Addresses disparities in health among females, and gives women access to resources and comprehensive tobacco control programs.

Primary Telephone: 
515-471-2395
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
515-309-0227
Tollfree Phone Number: 
888-251-4507 (US only)
Street Address: 
Employee & Family Resources Amy Franklin, Project Coordinator
Addt'l Street Address: 
903-505 5th Ave
City: 
Des Moines
Province: 
Iowa
Postal/ZIP Code: 
50309

AARP Public Policy Institute

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research
Policy development
Website/URL: 
Tollfree Phone Number: 
888-687-2277
Street Address: 
601 E St NW
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20049

Office of Minority Health Resource Center

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Policy development
Publisher
Research

Works to improve and protect the health of racial and ethnic minority populations in the United States through the development of health policies and programs that will eliminate health disparities.

Email Address: 
info@omhrc.gov
Fax Number: 
301-251-2160
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-444-6472
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 37337
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20013-7337

Policy Research Initiative

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Research
Policy development
Recherche
Élaboration de politiques

Works to advance research on emerging issues that are highly relevant to the federal government's policy agenda, and to ensure the effective transfer of this knowledge to policy-makers. // Travaille pour faire progresser la recherche sur des questions émergentes qui sont très pertinentes pour le programme politique du gouvernement fédéral et à assurer un transfert efficace du savoir aux responsables de l'élaboration des politiques.

Primary Telephone: 
613-947-1956
Email Address: 
questions@prs-srp.gc.ca
Fax Number: 
613-995-6006
Street Address: 
1st Floor
Addt'l Street Address: 
56 Sparks St
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1P 5A9
Internal Notes : 
multiple languages found - // in abstract
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