Policy development

Policy development

Feminist Alliance for International Action/Alliance canadienne féministe pour l'action internationale (FAFIA)

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Advocacy
Policy development
Groupe de pression
Élaboration de politiques

Forms an alliance of Canadian women's organizations with the specific goal of assisting Canadian women's organizations to intervene in international fora in order to improve the economic conditions of Canadian women. Forme un organisme féministe qui travaille pour promouvoir la participation des femmes et des groupes de femmes en quête d'égalité aux débats actuels et à venir sur la politique nationale étant donné qu'il s'agit de débats alimentés et influencés par les tendances touchant la mondialisation et la libéralisation du commerce.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
613-233-5500
Email Address: 
fafiadir@web.net
Fax Number: 
613-563-0682
Street Address: 
408-151 Slater St
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1P 5H3

Council of Canadians with Disabilities

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Groups Served: 
Women with disabilities
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Research
Advocacy
Policy development
Groupe de pression
Recherche
Élaboration de politiques

Provides a leading voice for persons with disabilities in Canada. Site contains articles on health public policy, the Latimer case, CCD's work, and more. Les membres du CCD travaillent à l'amélioration des conditions des Canadiennes et Canadiens avec des déficiences. Le site Web offre accès aux documents français du CCD.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(204) 947-0303
Email Address: 
ccd@ccdonline.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
204-942-4625
TTY/TDD: 
(204) 943-4757
Street Address: 
926-294 Portage Ave.
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3C 0B9
Internal Notes : 
Updated ecember 2011

British Columbia Ministry of Health, Children's, Women's and Seniors' Health Branch

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Policy development

The Children's, Women's and Seniors' Health Branch is responsible for providing subject matter expertise, critical analysis and advice to the Ministry of Health on issues affecting the health of women and seniors. The branch will monitor current planning, policies and programs and work with stakeholders to ensure that key women's, children's and seniors' health issues are reflected within the health care system.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
250-952-1742
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-465-4911
Street Address: 
1515 Blanchard St
City: 
Victoria
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V8W 3C8

Medical Women's International Association

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

Forms an association of medical women representing women doctors from all five continents.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(+49)-231- 94 32 771/772
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
(+49)-231- 94 32 773
Street Address: 
Wilhelm-Brand-Str. 3
City: 
Dortmund
Postal/ZIP Code: 
44141

National Action Committee on the Status of Women

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

Organization that sought to promote the equality rights of women in Canada through legal education, research and law reform advocacy. 
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This organization no longer exists. For information about NAC’s history, please see: http://web.archive.org/web/20070820010546/http://www.nac-cca.ca/about/his_e.htm

Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence

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

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.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
204-982-6630
Email Address: 
pwhce@uwinnipeg.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
204-982-6637
Street Address: 
56 The Promenade
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3B 3H9

Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health

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

Works to support research, influence policy and promote action on the social factors that affect women's health and well-being.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
902-494-7850
Email Address: 
acewh@dal.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
902-423-8572
Tollfree Phone Number: 
888-658-1112
Street Address: 
301-1819 Granville St
City: 
Halifax
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B3J 3R1
Internal Notes : 
Updated January 2012

National Network on Environments and Women's Health

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

Committed to articulating an environmental approach to women's health and to undertaking research activities which best reflect this approach.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(416) 736-5941
Email Address: 
nnewh1@yorku.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
(416) 736-5986
Street Address: 
5021 TEL Building, York University, 4700 Keele Street
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M3J 1P3
Country: 
Canada

British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health

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

Works on research endeavors with particular attention to policy that will improve the health status of women who are marginalized and face multiple disadvantages in health due to socioeconomic status, race, culture, sexual orientation, geography, disability/or addiction.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
604-875-2633
Email Address: 
bccewh@bccewh.bc.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
604-875-3716
Street Address: 
E311-4500 Oak St
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6H 3N1

Women's Health Clinic

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Policy development
Publisher
Support group/peer support
Clinical or health care services

Forms a feminist, community-based health centre offering a range of services to women from teen to elders. Offers health and wellness services which are women-centred, non-judgemental and fully confidential, advocacy and research on issues of concern to women's health, and health education to community and professional groups.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
204-947-1517
Secondary Telephone: 
207-947-2422
Fax Number: 
204-943-3844
TTY/TDD: 
204-956-0385
Street Address: 
3rd Fl 419 Graham Ave
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3C 0M3
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