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Diabetes Voice

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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Research
Community education/development
Publisher

The quarterly magazine of the International Diabetes Federation. It covers the latest developments in diabetes care, education, prevention, research, health policy and economics, as well as themes related to living with diabetes. Experts are invited to share their knowledge and views on these subjects in special issues of the magazine. Special issues have focussed on subjects such as eating and diabetes; the diabetic foot; the metabolic syndrome; insulin and diabetes supplies; diabetes in young people; diabetes education; chronic disease management.

Primary Telephone: 
+32-2-538 55 11
Email Address: 
http://www.idf.org/diabetesvoice/contact
Fax Number: 
+32-2-538 51 14
Street Address: 
166 Chaussée de la Hulpe
Addt'l Street Address: 
B-1170
City: 
Brussels
Country: 
Belgium

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

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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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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English
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Online
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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.

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Available online.
Notes: 
Includes bibliographic references.

World Health Organization Reproductive Health Library

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All women
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NGO - Non Government Organization
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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.

Health Evidence Network

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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German
Russian
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Research

Provides answers to policy questions in the form of evidence-based reports and summaries; and easy access to evidence and information from a number of web sites, databases and documents.

Primary Telephone: 
+45 39 17 17 17
Email Address: 
hen@euro.who.int
Fax Number: 
+45 39 17 18 78
Street Address: 
WHO Regional Office for Europe Scherfigsvej 8
City: 
Copenhagen Ø
Postal/ZIP Code: 
DK-2100

Vancouver & Lower Mainland Multicultural Family Support Services Society

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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

Conseil de l'Europe

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Governmental Body
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Italian
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Information provision and referral
Policy development
Services d'information et de références
Élaboration de politiques

Groups together 45 countries, including 21 countries from Central and Eastern Europe. Works to defend human rights, parliamentary democracy and the rule of law, develop continent-wide agreements to standardise member countries' social and legal practices, and promote awareness of a European identity based on shared values and cutting across different cultures. Regroupe 45 pays dont 21 Etats de l'Europe centrale et orientale.

Primary Telephone: 
+33 (0)3 88 41 20 33
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
infopoint@coe.int
Fax Number: 
+33 (0)3 88 41 27 45
Street Address: 
Avenue de l’Europe
City: 
Strasbourg Cedex
Postal/ZIP Code: 
67075

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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Slovakian
Russian
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Policy development
Élaboration de politiques

Works to contribute to peace and security in the world by promoting collaboration among nations through education, science, culture and communication in order to further universal respect for justice, for the rule of law and for the human rights and fundamental freedoms which are affirmed for the peoples of the world, without distinction of race, sex, language or religion, by the Charter of the United Nations.

Primary Telephone: 
33 1 45 68 10 00
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
33 1 45 67 16 90
Street Address: 
7, place de Fontenoy
City: 
Paris
Postal/ZIP Code: 
75352

Family Health International (FHI 360)

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Research
Community education/development
Policy development

An organization that operates in collaboration with a worldwide network of government agencies, research institutions, nongovernmental organizations, and private sector entities, and offers a broad spectrum of technical services ranging from clinical research to advising governments on national health policy. Contributes to significant advances in public health through research, training and information to improve family planning and reproductive health service delivery and HIV/AIDS and STD prevention and care programs.

Primary Telephone: 
(919) 544-7040
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
services@fhi.org
Fax Number: 
(919) 544-7261
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 13950
City: 
Research Triangle Park
Province: 
North Carolina
Postal/ZIP Code: 
27709
Country: 
USA
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