Policy development

Policy development

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

Bureau de promotion des intérêts de la femme, Gouvernement du Yukon

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Policy development
Élaboration de politiques

Forms a government body responsible for ensuring that gender considerations are integrated into all aspects of government policy-making, legislation and program development.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
867-667-3030
Email Address: 
womens.directorate@gov.yk.ca
Fax Number: 
867-393-6270
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-661-0408, local 3030 (Yukon)
Street Address: 
Box 2703
City: 
Whitehorse
Province: 
Yukon Territories
Postal/ZIP Code: 
Y1A 2C6

Health Action International Europe

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Advocacy
Policy development
Publisher

Forms a network of health, development, consumer and other public interest groups working for a more rational use of medicinal drugs.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
+31 (0)20 683 3684
Email Address: 
info@haiweb.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
+31 (0)20 685 5002
Street Address: 
Jacob van Lennepkade 334-T
City: 
Amsterdam
Postal/ZIP Code: 
1053 NJ

Direction générale de la condition féminine de l'Ontario

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Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Policy development
Services d'information et de références
Élaboration de politiques

Provides focus for government action on issues of concern to women - in particular, social, economic and justice-related issues. Web site includes listing of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), publications and research, and links to other sites. Organisme qui conseille le gouvernement sur les mesures à prendre en ce qui concerne les questions préoccupant les femmes, en particulier celles d'ordre social, économique et juridique. Elle compte deux principaux secteurs d'activités : la prévention de la violence faite aux femmes et la promotion de l'autonomie économique des femmes.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(416) 314-0300
Email Address: 
info.mci@ontario.ca
Fax Number: 
(416) 314-0247
Street Address: 
777 Bay Street, 6th Floor
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M7A 2J4
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Population Reference Bureau

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Training
Policy development
Publisher

Forms an organization that informs people about the population dimensions of important social, economic, and political issues. Publishes, disseminates and promotes print and electronic material. Collaborates with organizations to develop and implement strategies for communicating with policymakers.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(202) 483-1100
Email Address: 
popref@prb.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
(202) 328-3937
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1 800 877-9881
Street Address: 
1875 Connecticut Avenue, N.W. Suite 520
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20009-5728

Manitoba Women's Advisory Council

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Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Policy development

Advises the Manitoba government on issues concerning the status of women. Promotes the equal participation of women in society. Work focuses on issues that have legal, social or economic impact on women's lives. Prepares briefs, submissions and reports that contain recommendations for change, relayed to government through the Minister responsible for the Status of Women.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
204-945-6281
Email Address: 
001women@gov.mb.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
204-945-6511
Street Address: 
301-155 Carlton St
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3C 3H9

Toronto Cancer Prevention Coalition

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Policy development

Forms an organization that works to strengthen cancer prevention efforts by creating a high profile/effective/powerful/multi-stakeholder/sustainable coalition, evidence and suspect based, which advocates for prevention policy, education and action at the local government level and beyond.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(416) 392-7469
Email Address: 
smoazami@toronto.ca
Fax Number: 
(416) 392-1357
Street Address: 
277 Victoria Street, Suite 203
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5B 1W2

Family Health International (FHI 360)

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Arabic
Russian
Services Provided: 
Research
Community education/development
Policy development

An organization that operates in collaboration with a worldwide network of government agencies, research institutions, nongovernmental organizations, and private sector entities, and offers a broad spectrum of technical services ranging from clinical research to advising governments on national health policy. Contributes to significant advances in public health through research, training and information to improve family planning and reproductive health service delivery and HIV/AIDS and STD prevention and care programs.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(919) 544-7040
Email Address: 
services@fhi.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
(919) 544-7261
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 13950
City: 
Research Triangle Park
Province: 
North Carolina
Postal/ZIP Code: 
27709
Country: 
USA

Women and Health Care Reform

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Policy development

Works to coordinate research on health care reform and to translate this research into policies and practices.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-736-2100 ext 20714
Street Address: 
c/o York Institute for Health Research, 019 HNES, York University, 4700 Keele St
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M3J 1P3

IGWG

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

Forms a network comprising non-governmental organizations, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), cooperating agencies, and the Bureau for Global Health of USAID. Raises awareness and commmitment to synergies between gender equity and reproductive health/HIV outcomes. Collects empirical data and identifies best practices on gender issues and the interface with reproductive health/HIV. Develops operational tools for the integration of gender approaches into population, health and nutrition programming. Maintains a listserv.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(202) 712-0662
Email Address: 
Igwg@prb.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
(202) 216-3524
Street Address: 
Bureau for Global Health USAID Ronald Reagan Building
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20523-1000
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