Provincial/Territorial Health Ministries

Provincial/Territorial Health Ministries

Nova Scotia Office of Health Promotion

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

Works to improve the health of Nova Scotians.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
902-424-4807
Email Address: 
healthpromotion@gov.ns.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
902-424-4716
Street Address: 
Joseph Howe Building
Addt'l Street Address: 
1690 Hollis St, PO Box 488
City: 
Halifax
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B3J 2R8

BC First Nations health handbook: a companion document to the BC HealthGuide

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Joan Fleischer
Lyla Brown
Publisher: 
British Columbia Ministry of Health Planning
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Victoria, BC

A companion document to the BC Healthguide, this handbook is directed to first nations people who have difficulties accessing health care services. Intended to help aboriginal people make positive and informed health decisions. Desribes how and when to use the BC HealthGuide, who are aboriginal peoples of BC, consumer health rights, health services to First Nations, rural and remote communities, and a glossary of Aboriginal and Health Related Terms.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.F54 2000

BC First Nations health video: a companion document to the BC HealthGuide

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Video
Author: 
Akbar Nazemi
Lyla Brown
Publisher: 
British Columbia Ministry of Health Planning
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Victoria, BC

Presents a companion document to the BC Healthguide, this video is directed to first nations people who have difficulties accessing health care services. Intended to help aboriginal people make positive and informed health decisions. Describes how and when to use the BC HealthGuide, who are Aboriginal peoples of BC, consumer health rights, health services to First Nations, rural and remote communities, and a glossary of Aboriginal and Health Related Terms.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.N38 2002

British Columbia Ministry of Health Planning

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Clinical or health care services
Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
250-952-3456
Street Address: 
1515 Blanshard St
City: 
Victoria
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V8W 3C8

BC HealthGuide: helping you and your family stay healthy: healthwise handbook

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Donald W. Kemper
Carrie A. Wiss
Steven L. Schneider
Publisher: 
Healthwise, Incorporated
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Boise, ID

Includes simple guidelines on how to recognize and handle over 190 common health problems including back and neck pain, chest and repiratory problems, sexual health, mental health and women's health. Also includes chapters on making wise health decisions, developing an effective relationship with your doctor, staying healthy, and leading a healthy lifestyle. Information comes from medical literature that has been reviewed by health professionals.

ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAE.K46 2000
ISBN 1877930822

Alberta Health and Wellness

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Policy development

Government of Alberta health ministry page. Provides links to new initiatives, resources and publications, health services to Albertans, public health information, and regional health authorities.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(780) 427-1432
Email Address: 
health.ahcipmail@gov.ab.ca
Fax Number: 
(780) 422-0102
Tollfree Phone Number: 
310-0000 then (780) 427-1432
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 1360, Station Main
City: 
Edmonton
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T5J 2N3

Manitoba Health

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Policy development
Clinical or health care services
Services de soins de santé ou soins cliniques
Élaboration de politiques

Develops, administers, and provides public and mental health services for Manitobans. Works to improve and promote the health status of Manitobans and to reduce inequalities in health status. Website includes the Manitoba Drug Formulary and information on provincial health insurance and Pharmacare. Nouvelles, informations sur les programmes et services, dont les services de sages-femmes, feuillets de renseignements, etc.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(204) 945-3744
Fax Number: 
(204) 942-6212
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-866-626-4862
TTY/TDD: 
(204) 945-4796
Street Address: 
300 Carlton Street
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3B 2M6

Ministère de la Santé et du Mieux-être du Nouveau-Brunswick

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Policy development
Clinical or health care services
Services de soins de santé ou soins cliniques
Élaboration de politiques

The provincial ministry responsible for managing New Brunswick’s health care and community service system. Promotes the well-being of New Brunswickers through a wide range of programs, services and legislation. Ministère provincial responsable de la gestion des soins de santé et des services communautaires du Nouveau-Brunswick. Favorise le bien-être de tous les Néo-Brunswickois par l'entremise d'une vaste gamme de programmes, de services et de mesures législatives.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(506) 453-2536
Secondary Telephone: 
506) 457-4800
Email Address: 
dh-ms@gnb.ca
Fax Number: 
(506) 444-4697
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 5100
City: 
Fredericton
Province: 
New Brunswick
Postal/ZIP Code: 
E3B 5G8
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Newfoundland and Labrador, Department of Health and Community Services

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Policy development
Clinical or health care services

Ensures access to appropriate services and programs which enable residents of Newfoundland and Labrador to achieve an optimal level of health within available resources. Services include hospitals; services to seniors; health promotion; disease control; and mental health, public health, and environmental health services.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(709) 729-4984

Northwest Territories Department of Health and Social Services

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Policy development
Clinical or health care services

Develops policy, programs and legislation for health and social services in the NWT. Promotes, maintains and enhances the health and well-being of the NWT population; and provides support to local boards assuming a larger role in managing and delivering health and social services programs.

Contact Info
Street Address: 
Box 1320
City: 
Yellowknife
Province: 
Northwest Territories
Postal/ZIP Code: 
X1A 2L9
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