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Research funding

Canadian Breast Cancer Research Alliance

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research
Advocacy

A breast cancer awareness network that includes Avon Flame Foundation, Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, Canadian Breast Cancer Network, Canadian Cancer Society, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Health Canada, Public Health Agency of Canada and the National Cancer Institute of Canada. They are the primary granting agency for breast cancer research in Canada.

Primary Telephone: 
416-596-6598
Email Address: 
info@cbcra.ca
Fax Number: 
416-596-1714
Street Address: 
375 University Avenue 6th floor
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5G 2J5

Canadian Breast Cancer Research Alliance

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English
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Online
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Canadian Breast Cancer Research Alliance

Network of breast cancer organizations in Canada, represents the primary granting agency for breast cancer research. Provides new breast cancer research updates, as well as a section for researchers in this field of research.

Still Making waves: 10 year report

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Online
Author: 
Lorraine Greaves
Ann Pederson
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2007
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Report discusses the last ten years of the Centre, their accomplishments, how they have generated change through their research, how to get research out to policymakers, the alchemy of research, making policy and making gender matter more.

Rethinking pink

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English
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Online
Author: 
Gwynne Basen
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Critiques corporate-sponsored "pink ribbon" campaigns for breast cancer research.

Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Research
Recherche

Promotes and supports university-based research and training in the social sciences and humanities. Fuels discussion and research on topical social issues including the economy, education, health care, the environment, immigration, globalization, language, ethics, peace, security, human rights, law, poverty, mass communication, politics, literature, addiction, pop culture, sexuality, religion, Aboriginal rights, the past, and our future. Sponsors scholarship and research through grants, fellowships and Canadian research chairs, allocating funding based on peer review assessments. Builds partnerships with government, business and non-profit organizations to develop and fund strategic research programs, building knowledge and expertise on key social, cultural and economic issues. // Appuie la recherche et la formation avancée en milieu universitaire dans les sciences humaines et en fait la promotion. Alimente des pensées novatrices portant sur des questions concrètes, notamment: l'économie, l'éducation, les soins de santé, l'environnement, l'immigration, la mondialisation, les langues, l'éthique, la paix, la sécurité, les droits de la personne, le droit, la pauvreté, les communications de masse, la politique, la littérature, la toxicomanie, la culture populaire, la sexualité, la religion, les droits des peuples autochtones, le passé et notre avenir. Appuie la science humaine et la recherche par des programmes de subventions, de bourses, et des chaires de recherche du Canada, en octroyant les fonds par l'intermédiare d'un système d'évaluation indépendante par les pairs. Participe aux initiatives conjointes avec organismes gouvernementaux et sans but lucratif, ainsi que d'entreprises, afin d'élaborer et de financer des programmes de recherche stratégique et pour faire progresser les connaissances et les compétences sur d'importantes questions sociales, culturelles et économiques.

Primary Telephone: 
(613) 992-0691
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@sshrc.ca
Fax Number: 
(613) 992-1787
Street Address: 
350 Albert Street P.O. Box 1610
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1P 6G4
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multiple languages found - // in abstract

Tales from the other drug wars

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
M.L. Barer, ed.
K.M. McGrail, ed.
K. Cardiff, ed.
L. Wood, ed.
C.J. Green, ed.
Publisher: 
The Centre for Health Services and Policy Research
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Explores how the pharmaceutical industry encourages certain types of research that do not cure but require patients to remain on medication long term.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0888652402
METH.B37 1999

The making of a disease: female sexual dysfunction

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Ray Moynihan
Publisher: 
British Medical Journal
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Debates that researchers with close ties to drug companies are defining and classifying a new medical disorder at company sponsored meetings.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14685833
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