Policy development

Policy development

Turning Point

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

Forms an organization that works to: define and assess health, prioritize health issues, and take collective action; promote education to decrease the risk of infectious and chronic disease; strengthen environmental health services for clean air and water and safe food; gain access to health care for everyone; and, improve health status for minority groups.

Primary Telephone: 
206-616-8466
Email Address: 
turnpt@u.washington.edu
Fax Number: 
206-616-8410
Street Address: 
300-6 Nickerson St
City: 
Seattle
Province: 
Washington
Postal/ZIP Code: 
98109-1618

Corner Brook Women's Centre

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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 an organization that provides crisis intervention, short term supportive counseling, community education, outreach, professional development, policy consultation, community leadership, support housing, and space for a variety of self help and therapeutic groups.

Primary Telephone: 
709-639-8522
Email Address: 
info@cbwomenscentre.com
Fax Number: 
709-639-1093
Street Address: 
PO Box 373 2 Carmen Ave
City: 
Corner Brook
Province: 
Newfoundland
Postal/ZIP Code: 
A2H 6E3

American Academy of Periodontology

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

Forms an association of dental professionals specializing in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the gums and supporting structures of the teeth and in the placement and maintenance of dental implants.

Primary Telephone: 
(312) 787-5518
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
(312) 787-3670
Street Address: 
737 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 800
City: 
Chicago
Province: 
Ilinois
Postal/ZIP Code: 
60611-2690

Canadian Chiropractic Association

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

Works to inform the public about the benefits of chiropractic care, promote the integration of chiropractic into the health care system, and facilitate chiropractic research.

Primary Telephone: 
416-781-5656
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
ccachiro@ccachiro.org
Fax Number: 
416-781-0923
Street Address: 
1396 Eglinton Ave W
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M6C 2E4

UNAIDS

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

Forms a Joint United Nations programme on HIV/AIDS, and is the main advocate for global action on the epidemic. Leads, strengthens and supports an expanded response aimed at preventing transmission of HIV, providing care and support, reducing the vulnerability of individuals and communities to HIV/AIDS, and alleviating the impact of the epidemic.

Primary Telephone: 
+41 22 791 3666
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
unaids@unaids.org
Fax Number: 
+41 22 791 4187
Street Address: 
20 ave Appia
City: 
Geneva 27
Postal/ZIP Code: 
CH-1211

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

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

Conducts and supports research and training on complementary and alternative medicine and disseminates information to practitioners and the public. Web site provides background information on NCCAM, alternative health practices, the full text of many articles, and access to citations on alternative health from the MEDLINE database and news.

Primary Telephone: 
301-519-3153
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@nccam.nih.gov
TTY/TDD: 
866-464-3615
Fax Number: 
866-464-3616
Tollfree Phone Number: 
888-644-6226 (US)
Street Address: 
9000 Rockville Pike
City: 
Bethesda
Province: 
Maryland
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20892

Ginsler and Associates, Inc.

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Organization Type: 
Private foundation
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Consulting
Community education/development
Policy development

Works with community organizations, donors, and governments in such areas as community development, human services planning, and community capacity building on issues of homelessness, hunger, community research, and multi-sector co-ordination and collaboration. Website contains some free publications, a list of recent clints, and information about issues they assist with such as proposal writing.

Primary Telephone: 
(519) 579-9040
Email Address: 
info@ginsler.com
Fax Number: 
(519) 742-7846
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-888-289-9996
Street Address: 
186 Union Blvd
City: 
Kitchener
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
N2M 2S4

American Heart Association

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

Works to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Engages in advocacy, health policy debates and development, research, and information provision to health care professionals and consumers.

Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-242-8721
Street Address: 
7272 Greenville Ave
City: 
Dallas
Province: 
Texas
Postal/ZIP Code: 
75231

Enfants en santé Manitoba

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

Bridges departments and governments and, together with the community, works to improve the well-being of Manitoba's children and youth. Focuses on child-centred public policy through the integration of financial and community-based family supports. Researches best practices and models and adapts these to Manitoba's unique situation. Strengthens provincial policies and programs for healthy child and adolescent development, from the prenatal period to adulthood. Evaluates programs and services to find the most effective ways to achieve the best possible outcomes for Manitoba children, families, and communities. // Réunit les ministères et les gouvernements, et avec l'aide de la communauté, travaille à améliorer le bien-être des enfants et des jeunes du Manitoba. Se concentre sur une politique publique axée sur l'enfant en intégrant l'aide financière et les services de soutien à la famille dans la communauté. Recherche les meilleurs pratiques et modèles d'intervention et les adapte aux réalités de l'environnement manitobain. Renforce les politiques et les programmes provinciaux axés sur le sain développement des enfants et des adolescents (de la période prénatale jusqu'à l'âge adulte). Évalue ensuite les programmes et les services pour trouver les moyens les plus efficaces d'obtenir les meilleurs résultats possibles auprès des enfants, des familles et des communautés du Manitoba.

Primary Telephone: 
(204) 945-2266
Email Address: 
healthychild@gov.mb.ca
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-888-848-0140
Street Address: 
219 - 114 Garry Street
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3C 4V6
Internal Notes : 
multiple languages found - // in abstract

Gender at Work

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

Works with development and human rights practitioners, researchers and policy makers to develop new theory and practice on how organizations can change gender-biased institutional rules, values, and practices. Aims to change the political, accountability, cultural and knowledge systems of organizations to challenge social norms and gender inequity. Website contains descriptions of projects they are undertaking, a discussion forum, and an e-zine.

Primary Telephone: 
(613) 527-1064
Email Address: 
arao@genderatwork.org
Street Address: 
7400 Haddington Place
City: 
Bethesda
Province: 
Maryland
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20817
Internal Notes : 
Multiple Email found: "arao@genderatwork.org and kelleher@glen-net.ca" Found multiple addresses: -- street: "7400 Haddington Place" -- street2: "" -- city: "Bethesda" -- province: "Maryland" -- postalcode: "20817" -- country: "United States Of America" Found multiple addresses: -- street: "PO Box 467" -- street2: "" -- city: "Maxville" -- province: "Ontario" -- postalcode: "" -- country: "Canada"
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