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Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors  
http://envirocancer.cornell.edu/

Addresses the relationship between environmental risk factors and breast cancer through a variety of research and education strategies. Translates scientific findings and data into understandable and accessible information.

NOTE: The BCERF Program on the Cancer Risk of Environmental Chemicals in the Home and Workplace closed on March 31, 210. For more information, go to: http://envirocancer.cornell.edu/closure.cfm

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United Nations Women  
http://www.unwomen.org/

Advocates the improvement of the status of women of the world and the achievement of their equality with men. Aims to ensure the participation of women as equal partners with men in all aspects of human endeavour.

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Medical Letter  
http://secure.medicalletter.org/

The Medical Letter, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that publishes critical appraisals of new prescription drugs and comparative reviews of previously approved drugs in its newsletters The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics and Treatment Guidelines from The Medical Letter.

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UNIFEM - United Nations Development Fund for Women  
http://www.unifem.undp.org

UNIFEM promotes women's empowerment and gender equality on a global level; works to ensure participation of women in all levels of development planning and practice, and acts as a catalyst within the UN system, supporting efforts that link the needs and concerns of women to all critical issues on the national, regional and global agendas; focuses its work at country level within context of the UN Resident Coordinating System. Playing a strong advocacy role, the Fund concentrates on fostering a multilateral policy dialogue on women's empowerment.

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International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region  
http://www.ippfwhr.org

Forms an organization that works to ensure access to family planning and to address the range of sexual and reproductive health issues that affect the integral health of women, men and adolescents.

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No Free Lunch  
http://www.nofreelunch.org/
Forms an organization of health care providers who believe that pharmaceutical promotion should not guide clinical practice, and that over-zealous promotional practices can lead to bad patient care. Encourages health care practitioners to provide high quality care based on unbiased evidence rather than on biased pharmaceutical promotion. Informs health care providers as well as the general public about pharmaceutical industry efforts to promote their products and influence prescribing. Provides evidence that promotion does in fact influence health care provider behavior, often in ways that run counter to good patient care. (See Details)
Hatherleigh Company  
http://www.haterleigh.com/
International Women's Health Coalition  
http://www.iwhc.org
Forms a non-profit organization that works to generate health and population policies, programs, and funding that promote and protect the rights and health of girls and women worldwide, particularly in Africa, Asia, Lating America, and countries in post-socialist transition. Believes that global well-being, and social and economic justice, can only be achieved by ensuring women's human rights, health, and equality. (See Details)
Ms. Foundation for Women  
http://www.ms.foundation.org/
Supports the efforts of women and girls to govern their own lives and influence the world around them. (See Details)
FSD-Alert  
http://www.fsd-alert.org
Introduces an educational campaign that challenges the myths promoted by the pharmaceutical industry and calls for research on the many causes of women's sexual problems. (See Details)