DES

DES

DES Action Canada

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
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Community education/development
Advocacy

Identifies, educates, supports, and advocates for people exposed to the drug DES (diethylstilbestrol), which was prescribed to some pregnant women between 1941 and 1971. Works to prevent similar public health problems, particularly in the field of reproductive health care. Web site includes information and advice for mothers who took DES, their daughters, and their sons.

Primary Telephone: 
514-482-3204
Email Address: 
desact@web.net
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-482-1337
Street Address: 
107-5890 Monkland Ave
City: 
Montreal
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
H4A 1G2

DES Action B.C.

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

Identifies, educates, supports, and advocates for people exposed to the drug DES (diethylstilbestrol), which was prescribed to some pregnant women between 1941 and 1971. Works to prevent similar public health problems, particularly in the field of reproductive health care.

Primary Telephone: 
250-388-0432
Email Address: 
pamnjim@shaw.ca
Street Address: 
485 Panorama Cres
City: 
Coutnay
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V9N 6Y7

DES Action N.W. Ontario

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

Identifies, educates, supports, and advocates for people exposed to the drug DES (diethylstilbestrol), which was prescribed to some pregnant women between 1941 and 1971. Works to prevent similar public health problems, particularly in the field of reproductive health care.

Primary Telephone: 
807-343-0321
Secondary Telephone: 
807-343-8482
Email Address: 
lisa.richardson@lakeheadu.ca
Fax Number: 
807-346-7764
Street Address: 
75 Pine St
City: 
Thunder Bay
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
P7A 5X2

DES Action Newfoundland & Labrador

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

Identifies, educates, supports, and advocates for people exposed to the drug DES (diethylstilbestrol), which was prescribed to some pregnant women between 1941 and 1971. Works to prevent similar public health problems, particularly in the field of reproductive health care.

Primary Telephone: 
709-695-3320
Secondary Telephone: 
709-747-7309
Email Address: 
jdolina_wilson@hotmail.com
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 104
City: 
Port Aux Basques
Province: 
Newfoundland
Postal/ZIP Code: 
A0M 1C0
Internal Notes : 
Multiple Email found: "jdolina_wilson@hotmail.com and sritter@nl.rogers.com" Found multiple addresses: -- street: "P.O. Box 104" -- street2: "" -- city: "Port Aux Basques" -- province: "Newfoundland" -- postalcode: "A0M 1C0" -- country: "Canada" Found multiple addresses: -- street: "" -- street2: "309 Waterford Bridge Rd" -- city: "St. John's" -- province: "Newfoundland" -- postalcode: "A1E 1E8" -- country: "Canada"

DES Action P.E.I.

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

Identifies, educates, supports, and advocates for people exposed to the drug DES (diethylstilbestrol), which was prescribed to some pregnant women between 1941 and 1971. Works to prevent similar public health problems, particularly in the field of reproductive health care.

Primary Telephone: 
902-368-4510
Email Address: 
peiacsw@isn.net
Fax Number: 
902-368-4516
Street Address: 
c/o P.E.I. Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Addt'l Street Address: 
P.O. Box 2000
City: 
Charlottetown
Province: 
Prince Edward Island
Postal/ZIP Code: 
C1A 7N8

DES Action Saskatchewan

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

Identifies, educates, supports, and advocates for people exposed to the drug DES (diethylstilbestrol), which was prescribed to some pregnant women between 1941 and 1971. Works to prevent similar public health problems, particularly in the field of reproductive health care.

Primary Telephone: 
306-585-1569
Secondary Telephone: 
306-766-4408
Email Address: 
elaine.wright@rqhealth.ca
Street Address: 
1520 Wascana Villa Rd
City: 
Regina
Province: 
Saskatchewan
Postal/ZIP Code: 
S4P 4M6

DES Action Toronto

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

Identifies, educates, supports, and advocates for people exposed to the drug DES (diethylstilbestrol), which was prescribed to some pregnant women between 1941 and 1971. Works to prevent similar public health problems, particularly in the field of reproductive health care.

Primary Telephone: 
416-636-0500
Email Address: 
des@gilbertschachter.com
Street Address: 
26 Sandale Gardens
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M3H 3V4

DES Action Winnipeg

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

Identifies, educates, supports, and advocates for people exposed to the drug DES (diethylstilbestrol), which was prescribed to some pregnant women between 1941 and 1971. Works to prevent similar public health problems, particularly in the field of reproductive health care.

Primary Telephone: 
204-947-1517
Email Address: 
debkozak@womenshealthclinic.org
Fax Number: 
204-943-3844
Street Address: 
c/o Women's Health Clinic
Addt'l Street Address: 
419 Graham Ave.
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3C 0M3

DES Action Alberta

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

Identifies, educates, supports, and advocates for people exposed to the drug DES (diethylstilbestrol), which was prescribed to some pregnant women between 1941 and 1971. Works to prevent similar public health problems, particularly in the field of reproductive health care.

Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-482-1-DES

DES stories: faces and voices of people exposed to diethylstilbestrol

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Margaret Lee Braun
Publisher: 
Visual Studies Workshop Press
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Rochester, NY

Provides a collection of interviews and photographs of people and lives upended by exposure to diethylstilbestrol, a synthetic estrogen, toxic chemical, and carcinogenic prescription drug.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
DES.B73 2001
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