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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
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

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Spanish
Chinese
Korean
Services Provided: 
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

Environmental Health Perspectives

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Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research
Publisher

A monthly journal of peer-reviewed research and news published by the U.S. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services. EHP's mission is to serve as a forum for the discussion of the interrelationships between the environment and human health by publishing in a balanced and objective manner the best peer-reviewed research and most current and credible news of the field. With an impact factor of 6.09, EHP is the top monthly journal in public, environmental, and occupational health and the third-ranked monthly journal in environmental sciences.

EHP publishes articles from a wide range of scientific disciplines encompassing basic research; epidemiologic studies; risk assessment; relevant ethical, legal, social, environmental justice, and policy topics; longitudinal human studies; in vitro and in vivo animal research with a clear relationship to human health; and environmental medicine case reports. Because children are uniquely sensitive to their environments, EHP devotes a research section specifically to issues surrounding children's environmental health.

Email Address: 
http://ehp03.niehs.nih.gov/feedbackCreate.action?page=%252Fstatic%252Fcontact.action
Country: 
USA

National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health

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Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Research
Policy development

Established in 2005 by the Government of Canada, and funded through the Public Health Agency of Canada, the NCCAH is one of six centres in the National Collaborating Centres for Public Health program, each focusing on a different aspect of public health. Together, the centres help improve response to chronic disease and injury, infectious diseases, environmental health and health disparities. 

The NCCAH’s key program areas are the social determinants of Aboriginal health addressing underlying causes of illness and disease, and child and youth health. 

Primary Telephone: 
250-960-5250
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
nccah@unbc.ca
Fax Number: 
250-960-5644
Street Address: 
3333 University Way
City: 
Prince George
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V2N 4Z9
Country: 
Canada

National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health

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Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Français
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Research
Policy development

One of six National Collaborating Centres created by the Public Health Agency of Canada to form a key part of the Government of Canada's commitment to renew and strengthen public health in Canada. The NCCDH focuses on the social and economic factors that influence the health of Canadians. The Centre translates and shares information and evidence about the social determinants of health with front-line public health practitioners, policymakers and researchers – individuals who need this information to make evidence-informed practice, planning, policy and research decisions.

Primary Telephone: 
(902) 867-6134
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
nccdh@stfx.ca
Fax Number: 
(902) 867-6130
Street Address: 
St. Francis Xavier University
Addt'l Street Address: 
2400 Mount Saint Bernard, Camden 116, 2nd Floor, PO Box 5000
City: 
Antigonish
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B2G 2W5
Country: 
Canada

The Ontario women's health framework

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English
Translated Title: 
Le cadre pour l’amélioration de la santé des Ontariennes
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Echo: Improving Women's Health in Ontario
Publication Date: 
2011
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

A leadership tool to support improving the health of women and girls in Ontario and improving the quality and sustainability of Ontario’s health system. Provides practical action steps for improvement and establishes priority actions – some of which can be implemented immediately and at minimal cost.

Order Information: 
Contact their office to order a copy. Also available online
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

SeniorsBC

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English
Media Type: 
Online

Website operated by the British Columbia Seniors' Healthy Living Secretariat that provides information about government programs and services for older adults. Included on the website are sections on health care, finances, benefits, housing, transportation and more.

Healthy Choices in Pregnancy

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All women
Pregnant women
Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Community education/development
Counselling
Counseling

Healthy Choices in Pregnancy is a component of the BC government ActNow BC platform designed to promote healthy lifestyles and prevent illness among wonmen who use substances in the childbearing years. Organizations invovled are the British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health, the BC Women’s Hospital and Health Centre, the BC Perinatal Health Program and the Province of British Columbia.

Primary Telephone: 
604-875-2189
Street Address: 
E311, 4500 Oak St, Box 48
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
BC
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6H 3N1
Country: 
Canada

Provincial Health Services Authority

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All women
Families
Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Research

Part of BC's public health care system. It oversees the coordination and delivery of provincial programs and highly specialized health care services.

Primary Telephone: 
604-675-7400
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
604-708-2700
Street Address: 
700-1380 Burrard St
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
BC
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6Z 2H3

A NEW ORGANIZATION

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Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Province: 
Alberta
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