Provincial/Territorial Health Ministries

Provincial/Territorial Health Ministries

Nova Scotia Office of Health Promotion

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Policy development

Works to improve the health of Nova Scotians.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
902-424-4807
Email Address: 
healthpromotion@gov.ns.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
902-424-4716
Street Address: 
Joseph Howe Building
Addt'l Street Address: 
1690 Hollis St, PO Box 488
City: 
Halifax
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B3J 2R8

BC First Nations health handbook: a companion document to the BC HealthGuide

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Joan Fleischer
Lyla Brown
Publisher: 
British Columbia Ministry of Health Planning
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Victoria, BC

A companion document to the BC Healthguide, this handbook is directed to first nations people who have difficulties accessing health care services. Intended to help aboriginal people make positive and informed health decisions. Desribes how and when to use the BC HealthGuide, who are aboriginal peoples of BC, consumer health rights, health services to First Nations, rural and remote communities, and a glossary of Aboriginal and Health Related Terms.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.F54 2000

BC First Nations health video: a companion document to the BC HealthGuide

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Video
Author: 
Akbar Nazemi
Lyla Brown
Publisher: 
British Columbia Ministry of Health Planning
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Victoria, BC

Presents a companion document to the BC Healthguide, this video is directed to first nations people who have difficulties accessing health care services. Intended to help aboriginal people make positive and informed health decisions. Describes how and when to use the BC HealthGuide, who are Aboriginal peoples of BC, consumer health rights, health services to First Nations, rural and remote communities, and a glossary of Aboriginal and Health Related Terms.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.N38 2002

British Columbia Ministry of Health Planning

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Clinical or health care services
Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
250-952-3456
Street Address: 
1515 Blanshard St
City: 
Victoria
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V8W 3C8

BC HealthGuide: helping you and your family stay healthy: healthwise handbook

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Donald W. Kemper
Carrie A. Wiss
Steven L. Schneider
Publisher: 
Healthwise, Incorporated
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Boise, ID

Includes simple guidelines on how to recognize and handle over 190 common health problems including back and neck pain, chest and repiratory problems, sexual health, mental health and women's health. Also includes chapters on making wise health decisions, developing an effective relationship with your doctor, staying healthy, and leading a healthy lifestyle. Information comes from medical literature that has been reviewed by health professionals.

ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAE.K46 2000
ISBN 1877930822

Northwest Territories Department of Health and Social Services

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Policy development
Clinical or health care services

Develops policy, programs and legislation for health and social services in the NWT. Promotes, maintains and enhances the health and well-being of the NWT population; and provides support to local boards assuming a larger role in managing and delivering health and social services programs.

Contact Info
Street Address: 
Box 1320
City: 
Yellowknife
Province: 
Northwest Territories
Postal/ZIP Code: 
X1A 2L9

Nova Scotia Department of Health

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Policy development
Clinical or health care services

Administers the public health care system in Nova Scotia and implements the provincial government’s health policies. Website includes media releases, departmental reports, and answers to frequently asked questions.

Contact Info
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-866-942- 2273
Street Address: 
PO Box 488
City: 
Halifax
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B3J 2R8

Ministère de la Santé et des Soins de longue durée de l'Ontario

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Policy development
Clinical or health care services
Services de soins de santé ou soins cliniques
Élaboration de politiques

Responsible for administering the Ontario health care system through such programs as health insurance, community and public health, health promotion, and the regulation of hospitals and nursing homes. Responsable de l’administration du système ontarien de soins de santé par l’entremise de divers programmes comme l’assurance-santé, les services de santé communautaire et de santé publique, la promotion de la santé, et la réglementation des hôpitaux et des maisons de soins infirmiers.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(416) 314-5518
Email Address: 
infomoh@gov.on.ca
Fax Number: 
(416) 314-8721
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-800-268-1154
TTY/TDD: 
1-800-387-5559
Street Address: 
Suite M1-57, Macdonald Block 900 Bay Street
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M7A 1N3
Internal Notes : 
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Prince Edward Island Health and Social Services

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Policy development
Clinical or health care services

Administers health and social services to the people of Prince Edward Island. Webiste identifies legislation administered by the Department and lists resources available on site at the Health Information Resource Centre.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(902) 368-4900
Fax Number: 
(902) 368-4969
Street Address: 
Second Floor, Jones Building 11 Kent Street PO Box 2000
City: 
Charlottetown
Province: 
Prince Edward Island
Postal/ZIP Code: 
C1A 7N8

Santé et Affaires sociales, Gouvernement du Yukon

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Policy development
Clinical or health care services

Commits itself to quality health and social services for Yukoners by providing a range of accessible, affordable services that offer individuals the skills to live healthy and independent lives, and that assist families and communities to reach their full potential. Le ministère détermine les grandes priorités, les objectifs et les orientations en matière de santé et de services sociaux, et veille à leur application. Ce site offre des informations, des actualités, des répertoires et annuaires de ressources, etc.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(867) 667-3673
Email Address: 
hss@gov.yk.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
(867) 667-3096
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-800-661-0408 (In Yukon)
Street Address: 
Box 2703
City: 
Whitehorse
Province: 
Yukon Territories
Postal/ZIP Code: 
Y1A 2C6
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