Search Organizations (English): British Columbia, Health research

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Aboriginal Women's Health and Healing Research Group  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/
Forms a national network of First Nations, Métis and Inuit women researchers interested in community-based research focused on the health and healing of Aboriginal women, their families and communities. Receives financial support from the Women’s Health Contribution Program, Health Canada and is working toward the establishment of a Centre of Excellence for Aboriginal Women’s Health and Healing. Will create a supportive national context for Aboriginal women researchers and their community and academic partners to engage in health and healing research and policy advice. Will support and promote community-based health and healing research done by and with Aboriginal women. Will identify and address gaps and weaknesses in Aboriginal women’s health and healing research; promote research ethics that include Aboriginal consultation and input; foster critical contextual and Aboriginal approaches to health and healing research; and develop policy advice and recommendations for action to improve the health and healing of Aboriginal women, their families and communities. (See Details)
Institute for Critical Studies in Gender and Health  
http://www.sfu.ca/~icsgh/
Forms a research community working to bridge and integrate health, social sciences, humanities, and the natural sciences; to use an intersectional anaylsis to better understand how gender relates with other axes of discrimination and disadvantage; and to make connection between different "contexts" in which health is experienced-from the local to the international. (See Details)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health  
http://www.bccewh.bc.ca
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. (See Details)
Centre for Menstrual Cycle and Ovulation Research  
http://www.cemcor.ubc.ca/
Forms a research centre with a mandate to distribute information directly to women about changes through the life cycle, from adolescence to menopause. (See Details)
Institute of Health Promotion Research  
http://www.ihpr.ubc.ca
Examines social, behavioural, and environmental health determinants and factors that predispose, enable, and reinforce individual and collective actions in relation to these determinants. (See Details)
Women's Health Research Network  
http://www.whrn.ca/
Works to foster authentic, inclusive cross-sectoral linkages to increase research activity focused on the health of girls and women in British Columbia. (See Details)