Policy development

Policy development

Canadian Policy Research Networks

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Services Provided: 
Research
Policy development

Works to create knowledge and lead public debate on social and economic issues important to the well-being of Canadians.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
613-567-7500
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
613-567-7640
Street Address: 
600-250 Albert St
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1P 6M1

The Panel on Accountability and Governance in the Voluntary Sector

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Policy development

The Panel on Accountability and Governance in the Voluntary Sector (PAGVS) was established in October 1997 by the Voluntary Sector Roundtable. Its mandate is to review current accountability practices within the voluntary sector, develop proposed guidelines and practices to promote accountability within the sector, and lead a broad consultation on these proposals.

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Internal Notes : 
Updated December 2011

College of Midwives of Manitoba

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

Forms a self-regulating governing body whose main function is protection of the public by ensuring that midwives follow the standards of midwifery practice.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
204-783-4520
Email Address: 
admin@midwives.mb.ca
Fax Number: 
204-779-1490
Street Address: 
235-500 Portage Ave
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3C 3X1

British Columbia Ministry of Health Services

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Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Policy development
Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(250) 952-3456
Street Address: 
1515 Blanshard Street
City: 
Victoria
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V8W 3C8

Commonwealth Secretariat

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Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
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Policy development
Publisher

The Commonwealth Secretariat is the principal inter-governmental organisation of the Commonwealth, implementing the decisions taken by its 54 member governments.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
+44 (0)20 77476500
Email Address: 
info@commonwealth.int
Fax Number: 
+44 (0)20 7930 0827
Street Address: 
Marlborough House, Pall Mall
City: 
London
Postal/ZIP Code: 
SW1Y 5HX

United Nations Women

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research
Community education/development
Policy development
Publisher

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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Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
212-963-3463
Street Address: 
2 UN Plaza DC2-12th Floor
City: 
New York
Province: 
New York
Postal/ZIP Code: 
10017

International Programme on Chemical Safety

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

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.

Contact Info
Email Address: 
ipcsmail@who.int
Website/URL: 
Street Address: 
20 Avenue Appia
City: 
Geneva 27
Postal/ZIP Code: 
1211

Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Policy development

Promotes optimal reproductive health for all Canadian women and fosters research in reproductive health. Develops clinical practice guidelines and offers a menopause awareness program.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
613-730-4192
Email Address: 
helpdesk@sogc.com
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
613-730-4314
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-561-2416
Street Address: 
780 Echo Dr
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1S 5R7

Ontario Women's Health Council

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Governmental Body
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English
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Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy
Policy development

The overriding goal of the Ontario Women’s Health Council (OWHC) is to improve the health of all Ontario women. To achieve this goal, the OWHC works to ensure that Ontario women have access to appropriate health care when, where and how they need it. The council also champions the accountability of society and the health-care system for the health of Ontario women, and is building Ontario’s research capacity in women’s health.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-327-8348
Email Address: 
OWHCinfo@moh.gov.on.ca
Fax Number: 
416-327-3200
Street Address: 
5th Fl 101 Bloor St W
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5S 2Z7

Canadian Women's Health Network

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
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Community education/development
Policy development

Forms a network of individuals, groups, organizations and institutions concerned with women's health. Focuses on the importance of information sharing, education and advocacy for women's health and equality, and works to build and strengthen the women's health movement in Canada and throughout the world.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
204-942-5500
Email Address: 
cwhn@cwhn.ca
Website/URL: 
Tollfree Phone Number: 
888-818-9172
Street Address: 
203-419 Graham Ave
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3C 0M3
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