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Institute for Critical Studies in Gender and Health  
http://www.sfu.ca/~icsgh/
Forms a research community working to bridge and integrate health, social sciences, humanities, and the natural sciences; to use an intersectional anaylsis to better understand how gender relates with other axes of discrimination and disadvantage; and to make connection between different "contexts" in which health is experienced-from the local to the international. (See Details)
Manitoba Centre for Health Policy  
http://umanitoba.ca/medicine/units/mchp/
Conducts research on the health of Manitobans. Examines patterns of illness in the population, and studies how people use health care services. (See Details)
International Programme on Chemical Safety  
http://www.who.int/pcs

Works to establish the scientific basis for assessing the risk to human health and the environment from exposure to chemicals, through international peer-review processes, as a prerequisite for the promotion of chemical safety, and to provide technical assistance in strengthening national capacities for the sound management of chemicals.

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ICDDR,B: Centre for Health and Population Research  
http://www.icddrb.org/
Forms an international health research institution. Works to develop and promote realistic solutions to the major health, population and nutrition problems facing the poor people of Bangladesh and other settings. (See Details)
Healthy Balance Research Program  
http://www.healthyb.dal.ca/
Works to: examine the relationship among unpaid caregiving work (performed on its own or in combination with paid work), empowerment and health status; foster "uptake" of new ideas and practices in policies; promote innovation in programs and health-service delivery that reflects new insights into the values and expectations brought to caregiving and paid work; and, strengthen research capacity in Atlantic Canada by recruiting and retaining health researchers. A collaboration between the Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (ACEWH), Dalhousie University and the Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women (NSACSW). (See Details)
Centre for Aboriginal Health Research  
http://www.umanitoba.ca/centres/cahr/
Initiates, coordinates and supports research activities designed to assist First Nations and Aboriginal communities and organizations in their efforts to promote healing, wellness and improved health services in their communities. (See Details)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence - Saskatoon  
http://www.pwhce.ca/
Works to improve the health of women in Manitoba and Saskatchewan in particular by making the health system more responsive to women’s and girls’ health and well being. (See Details)
Centre for Global eHealth Innovation  
http://www.ehealthinnovation.org/splash/ehealthflash
Works to test and develop eHealth innovations, using the expertise of affiliated researchers who are leaders in the social sciences, technology and health knowledge management fields. (See Details)
Institute of Health Promotion Research  
http://www.ihpr.ubc.ca
Examines social, behavioural, and environmental health determinants and factors that predispose, enable, and reinforce individual and collective actions in relation to these determinants. (See Details)
Society for Women's Health Research  
http://www.womenshealthresearch.org/
Works to promote the inclusion of women in medical research studies and encourage the scientific examination of the basic biological and physiological differences between men and women. (See Details)