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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

United Nations Office for the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Spanish
Chinese
Arabic
Russian
Services Provided: 
Research
Advocacy
Policy development

The principal human rights official of the United Nations. The High Commissioner heads OHCHR and spearheads the United Nations' human rights efforts. They offer leadership, work objectively, educate and take action to empower individuals and assist States in upholding human rights. They are a part of the United Nations Secretariat.

Primary Telephone: 
+41 22 917 9220
Email Address: 
InfoDesk@ohchr.org
Street Address: 
Palais Wilson
Addt'l Street Address: 
52 rue des Pâquis
City: 
CH-1201 Geneva
Country: 
Switzerland

Alcohol and the elderly

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
International Center for Alcohol Policies

One of a series of online resources discussing alcohol research, offering a gendered look at alcohol use among the elderly.

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

Multicultural Health Brokers Co-operative Ltd.

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Groups Served: 
Immigrants
Refugees
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
Vietnamese
Chinese
Hindi
Punjabi
Urdu
Tagalog (Filipino)
Turkish
Arabic
Korean
Farsi/Persian
Somali
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Advocacy

Supports immigrant and refugee individuals and families in attaining optimum health through relevant health education, community development and advocacy

Primary Telephone: 
780-423-1973
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
mchb@mchb.org
Fax Number: 
780-428-2748
Street Address: 
10867-97 St
City: 
Edmonton
Province: 
AB
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T5H 2M6

World Health Organization Reproductive Health Library

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Spanish
Chinese
Arabic
Russian
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Research
Advocacy

The WHO Reproductive Health Library (RHL) is an electronic review journal published by the Department of Reproductive Health and Research at WHO Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. RHL takes the best available evidence on sexual and reproductive health from Cochrane systematic reviews and presents it as practical actions for clinicians (and policy-makers) to improve health outcomes, especially in developing countries.

Parkinson Society British Columbia

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Chinese
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Support group/peer support

Offers a variety of services to ease the burden for those living with Parkinson's disease, and extends support to all British Columbians that are affected by PD.

Primary Telephone: 
604-662-3240
Email Address: 
info@parkinson.bc.ca
Fax Number: 
604-687-1327
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-668-3330
Street Address: 
600-890 W. Pender St.
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6C 1J9

Centre international des femmes de Québec

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Groups Served: 
Immigrants
Refugees
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
Arabic
Chinese
English
Français
Spanish
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Information provision and referral
Training

Forms an organization that works to help immigrant women and to facilitate their integration. Services include the following: case consultations concerning immigrant women, women in general and immigration; interpreting; meetings and sensitivity workshops; personalized french courses for immigrants; information, help, orientation and reference; sewing, decorating and culture workshops; outings, social activities and intercultural bringing together activities; and, daycare offered free of charge during activities.

Primary Telephone: 
418-688-5530
Email Address: 
info@cifqfemmes.qc.ca
Fax Number: 
418-688-1967
Street Address: 
110-915, boul René-Lévesque O
City: 
Québec
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
G1S 1T8

Asian Women's Health Clinic

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Chinese

Provides Pap smear testing and annual breast examination to Asian women. Women can either self-refer or be referred by their family physician, but must have family physican who can receive any tests results.

Primary Telephone: 
604-684-1628
Street Address: 
4500 Oak St
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6H 3N1

Federation of Chinese American and Chinese Canadian Medical Societies

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Chinese
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy

Forms an online organization dedicated to promoting the health status of the Chinese communities in North America, to the advancement of medical knowledge and education with emphasis on aspects related to the Chinese, to enhancing communication and relationship among members of the Federation, and to promoting the scientific association of medical societies of health professionals of Chinese descent in North America.

Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
contact@fcmsdocs.org

Vancouver & Lower Mainland Multicultural Family Support Services Society

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Italian
Spanish
Vietnamese
Chinese
Gujarati
Hindi
Punjabi
Urdu
Slovakian
Tagalog (Filipino)
Japanese
Arabic
Russian
Korean
Amharic
Czech
Farsi/Persian
Polish
Tigrigna
Services Provided: 
Counselling
Support group/peer support

Provides culturally-sensitive services to immigrant and visible minority women, children, and families who are experiencing family violence. Bilingual/bicultural workers provide individual and group counselling women in situations of family violence prior to, during, and after their stay in a transition house; supportive services for interactions with the legal and social systems; and volunteer training to develop organizational and leadership skills. Also provides supportive counselling and referral for women who are victims of sexual assault or adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse.

Primary Telephone: 
604-436-1025
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
againstviolence@vlmfss.ca
Fax Number: 
604-436-3267
Street Address: 
5000 Kingsway Plaza Phase III
Addt'l Street Address: 
306-4980 Kingsway,
City: 
Burnaby
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V5H 4K7
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