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Integrity in Science Project
Forms an organization that seeks to: raise awareness about the role that corporate funding and other corporate interests play in scientific research, oversight, and publication; investigate and publicize conflicts of interest and other potentially destructive influences of industry-sponsored science; advocate for full disclosure of funding sources by individuals, governmental and non-governmental organizations that conduct, regulate, or provide oversight of scientific investigation or promote specific scientific findings; encourage policy-makers at all levels of government to seek balance on expert advisory committees and to provide public, web-based access to conflict-of-interest information collected in the course of committee formation; encourage journalists to routinely ask scientists and others about their possible conflicts of interests and to provide this information to the public. (See Details)
International Consortium for Emergency Contraception
Works to expand access to and ensure safe and locally appropriate use of emergency contraception worldwide within the broader context of family planning and reproductive health, with emphasis on developing countries. (See Details)
National Institute of Justice
Provides the research, development, and evaluation agency of the U.S. Department of Justice and is solely dedicated to researching crime control and justice issues. Also provides objective, independent, evidence-based knowledge and tools to meet the challenges of crime and justice, particularly at the State and local levels. (See Details)
Association of American Medical Colleges
Represents 125 accredited U.S. medical schools, 17 accredited Canadian medical schools, 400 major teaching hospitals, including 98 affiliated health systems and 68 Veterans Affairs medical centers, 94 academic and professional societies, representing 109,000 faculty members, and the US's 67,000 medical students and 104,000 residents. (See Details)
Pan American Health Organization
Regional office of the World Health Organization (See Details)
Center for Science in the Public Interest
Provides useful, objective information to the public and policymakers and to conduct research on food, alcohol, health, the environment, and other issues related to science and technology. Represents the American citizen’s interests before regulatory, judicial and legislative bodies on food, alcohol, health, the environment, and other issues. Ensures that science and technology are used for the public good and to encourage scientists to engage in public-interest activities. (See Details)
The World Bank Group
Provides development assistance. (See Details)
National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health
Provides national leadership to the maternal and child health community in three key areas--program development, education, and state-of-the-art knowledge--to improve the health and well-being of the nation's children and families. (See Details)
Georgetown University Press
The Centre for the Advancement of Health
CFAH is a nonprofit policy organization that aims to achieve te widespread acceptance and use of a view of health that recognizes the contributions of physical, behavioral, psychological, social, and environmental factors in promoting health and preventing and treating disease. (See Details)