Nongovernmental organizations

Nongovernmental organizations

Health leadership: the role of the NGO community

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Madeline Boscoe
Publisher: 
Health Canada, Women's Health Bureau
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines how the women's health movement has influenced women's health and health policy. Prepared for the Canada-U.S.A. Women's Health Forum, Ottawa, ON, 1996 (CANUSA).

Marching to different drummers: health advocacy groups in Canada and funding from the pharmaceutical industry

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
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Online
Author: 
Sharon Batt
Publisher: 
Women and Health Protection
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Explores drug company funding of health and disease advocacy groups. Argues that it creates a conflict of interest that needs to be recognized and addressed.

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WHP PHAR.B38 2005

The right to health: a resource manual for NGOs

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English
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Online
Optical Media
Publisher: 
Commonwealth Medical Trust
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Offers practical advice on how to undertake the advocacy work and monitoring strategies that are involved in adopting a human rights approach to health.

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Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

The art of advocacy: a handbook for non-profit organizations

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English
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Paper
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The Canadian CED Network
Habitat for Humanity
Publisher: 
The Canadian CED Network
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Victoria, B.C.

Provides a manual designed to help organizations with their advocacy and public education work, including the latest guidelines on advocacy by charities from the Canada Revenue Agency.

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Be H.I.P.P. - have influence on public policy

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
YMCA Canada
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents a self-guided e-learning module to assist voluntary sector leaders and in increasing their knowledge and understanding of public policy. Supports the toolkit "Be H.I.P.P.: have influence on public policy: a manual and tool kit on how voluntary organizations can influence public policy."

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Be H.I.P.P.: have influence on public policy: a manual and tool kit on how voluntary organizations can influence public policy

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English
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Publisher: 
YMCA Canada
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides information to voluntary sector leaders to increase their understanding of the structure, processes, priorities and key players of local, provincial and federal governments in addition to providing tools for developing and influencing public policy strategy. Supported by a 2-hour e-learning module.

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Ginsler and Associates, Inc.

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Private foundation
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English
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Information provision and referral
Consulting
Community education/development
Policy development

Works with community organizations, donors, and governments in such areas as community development, human services planning, and community capacity building on issues of homelessness, hunger, community research, and multi-sector co-ordination and collaboration. Website contains some free publications, a list of recent clints, and information about issues they assist with such as proposal writing.

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(519) 579-9040
Email Address: 
info@ginsler.com
Fax Number: 
(519) 742-7846
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-888-289-9996
Street Address: 
186 Union Blvd
City: 
Kitchener
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
N2M 2S4

Voluntary sector public policy toolbox

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English
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Online
Author: 
Ginsler and Associates, Inc.
Publisher: 
Ginsler and Associates, Inc.
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Kitchener, ON

Created to help non profit organizations participate in the Canadian public policy development process. Provides resources on effective policy development, information gathering, advocacy, becoming involved in the policy process, and government relations. Provides case studies and useful resources.

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How non-profit organizations can use the internet and open source software

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English
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Author: 
Johanna Segerström
Publisher: 
Womenspace
Publication Date: 
2003

Demonstrates how the Internet and open source software can assist nonprofit organizations.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
WOMI.W66 2003

Becoming a collaborative community: reflecting on and transforming our work

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Jennifer Mullett
Karen Jung
Publisher: 
Inter-agency Inquiry Group
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Victoria, B.C.

Provides a guide for those who work in the community that encourages critical reflection on work to promote a healthy, collaborative community.

ISBN/ISSN: 
COMM.M85 2002
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