Women with particular health conditions

Women with particular health conditions

Cornelia Dum

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Women with particular health conditions
Organization Type: 
Private foundation
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Health promotion

A not-for-profit, non-subsidized and independent Montreal website founded in 2009, dedicated to women touched by breast cancer and committed to reveal the possible environmental causes related to cancer, in particular the conventional products of hygiene, beauty care and cosmetics.

Email Address: 
info@corneliadum.com
City: 
Montreal
Province: 
Quebec
Country: 
Canada

Autoimmunity: a major women’s health issue

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association, Inc.

Describes the disproportionate incidence of various autoimmune diseases in women, and argues why this group of diseases should be treated as a women’s health issue.

Order Information: 
Available online.
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases

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Groups Served: 
Women with particular health conditions
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Research
Community education/development
Promotion de la santé

The National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCCID) is one of six centres funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada.  The six centres form a network across Canada, each hosted by a different institution and focusing on a different topic in public health.

Our primary functions are:

  • Knowledge synthesis, translation and exchange to incorporate evidence from research and experience into policy and practice
  • Identification of knowledge gaps in research and practice
  • Network development among the NCCs and other existing networks and organizations to support the use of evidence in decision –making and the various governance structures for public health.
Primary Telephone: 
204-943-0051
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
nccid@icid.com
Fax Number: 
204-946-0927
Street Address: 
413-455 Ellice Ave
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
MB
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3B 3P5
Country: 
Canada

Toronto Endometriosis Association

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Groups Served: 
Women with particular health conditions
Organization Type: 
Private foundation
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Advocacy
Support group/peer support

Free support group that meets once a month. Also provides telephone support services.

Primary Telephone: 
416- 591-3963
Street Address: 
790 Bay Street, 8th Floor
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5G 1N8

Breast Cancer Action Nova Scotia

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Groups Served: 
Women with particular health conditions
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Advocacy
Support group/peer support

Forms an advocacy group and provides support to women through the process of getting together and discussing common issues. Provides local resources and contact information, news and events, and a discussion forum.

Primary Telephone: 
902-465-2685
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
bcans@bca.ns.ca
Fax Number: 
902-484-6436
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 34091, Scotia Square RPO
City: 
Halifax
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B3J 3S1

Breast Implant Line of Canada

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Women with particular health conditions
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy
Support group/peer support

Acts as a support and self-help group for women who have had, have or are thinking of having silicone gel breast implants. Works with doctors, researchers and others to gain more knowledge about the health conditions caused by silicone leakage.

Primary Telephone: 
416-636-6618
Fax Number: 
416-636-3570
Street Address: 
56 Tourraine Ave
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M3H 1R2

New Realities Eating Disorders Recovery Center

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Groups Served: 
Women with particular health conditions
Youth
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Clinical or health care services
Counselling
Support group/peer support

New Realities is a centre for recovery from Eating Disorders, such as binge eating, compulsive overeating, bulimia, and anorexia. The centre offers non-residential counselling with a holistic approach.

Primary Telephone: 
(416) 921-9670
Email Address: 
newrealities@sympatico.ca
Fax Number: 
(416) 763-0660
Street Address: 
103-62 Charles St E
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4V 1R1

Self-Abuse Finally Ends (SAFE)

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Women with particular health conditions
Youth
Women with addictions
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Support group/peer support

The SAFE program is a registered non-profit organization that started in London, ON. It was developed to meet the needs of self-abusive men and women whose prior experiences with the mental health system left them increasingly dysfunctional and resistant.

Primary Telephone: 
708-366-9066
Email Address: 
info@selfinjury.com
Fax Number: 
708-366-9065
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-DONTCUT

Eating Disorders Shared Awareness - EDSA Canada

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Groups Served: 
Women with particular health conditions
Youth
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Support group/peer support
Primary Telephone: 
n/a
Street Address: 
n/a
City: 
n/a
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
n/a

Diabetes Education Centre

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Groups Served: 
Women with particular health conditions
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Clinical or health care services

Provides two and a half day session every six weeks. Referral required from family physician.

Primary Telephone: 
(867) 393-8711
Street Address: 
n/a
City: 
Whitehorse
Province: 
Yukon Territories
Postal/ZIP Code: 
n/a
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