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Institute of Medicine, Board on Health Sciences Policy, Committee on Understanding the Biology of Sex and Gender Differences  
http://www.iom.edu
Examines policy matters pertaining to the health of the public. Advises U.S. federal government and, upon own initiative, identifies issues of medical care, research and education. Researches and reports on role of gender in determining health. (See Details)
National Academies Press  
http://www.nap.edu
Advocates for Youth  
http://www.advocatesforyouth.org/
Forms an organization dedicated to creating programs and advocating for policies that help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health. Provides information, training, and strategic assistance to youth-serving organizations, policy makers, youth activists, and the media in the United States and the developing world. (See Details)
American Public Health Association  
http://www.apha.org/
Forms an organization of public health professionals. Brings together researchers, health service providers, administrators, teachers, and other health workers in a unique, multidisciplinary environment of professional exchange, study, and action. is concerned with a broad set of issues affecting personal and environmental health, including federal and state funding for health programs, pollution control, programs and policies related to chronic and infectious diseases, a smoke-free society, and professional education in public health. (See Details)
AARP Public Policy Institute  
http://www.aarp.org/
National Women's Health Network  
http://www.nwhn.org/
Works to improve the health of all American women by developing and promoting a critical analysis of health issues in order to affect policy and support consumer decision-making. Aspires to a health care system that is guided by social justice and reflects the needs of diverse women. Shapes policy and consumer health decisions and options by developing and promoting a critical analysis of health issues. Monitors the actions of federal regulatory and funding agencies, industry and the health professions, identifies abuses and makes change by exposing the abuse and catalyzing grassroots action. (See Details)
Institute of Medicine  
http://www.iom.edu/
Examines policy matters pertaining to the health of the public. Advises U.S. federal government and, upon own initiative, identifies issues of medical care, research and education. (See Details)
International Center for Research on Women  
http://www.icrw.org/
Forms an organization that works to improve the lives of women in poverty,advance women's equality and human rights, and contribute to the broader economic and social well-being. (See Details)
Center for Immigration Studies
Reproductive Health Technologies Project  
http://www.rhtp.org/
Forms an organization that works to advance the ability of every woman to achieve full reproductive freedom with access to the safest, most effective, and preferred methods for controlling her fertility and protecting her health. Focuses on the demand for regimens of emergency contraception to be medically accepted and accessible to women who need or want them; the potential to expand options for early abortion through education and advocacy about medical abortion (i.e. non-surgical or non-invasive abortion) and early surgical abortion; the desperate need for woman-controlled methods of HIV/AIDS and STI prevention, products known as microbicides; a commitment to educating health care providers and consumers about intrauterine device technology; and leading the reproductive health community in the search for emerging issues and new technologies. (See Details)