Search Organizations (English): Women's health

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The Centre for the Advancement of Health  
http://www.cfah.org.
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)
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)
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)
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)
Society for Women's Health Research  
http://www.womenshealthresearch.org/
Works to promote the inclusion of women in medical research studies and encourage the scientific examination of the basic biological and physiological differences between men and women. (See Details)
Toronto Women's Health Network  
http://www.web.net/~twhn
Forms a feminist educational and information-sharing network. Advocates in the form of facilitating action groups, and lobbying at all levels of government. Provices online archives of the TWHN's newsletter. Web site includes access to their newsletter. (See Details)
Bureau of Women's Health and Gender Analysis  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/english/women/
Works to ensure that Health Canada's policies and programs are responsive to sex and gender differences and to women's health needs, increase knowledge and understanding of women's health and women's health needs, support the provision of effective health services to women, and promote good health through preventive measures and the reduction of risk factors that most imperil the health of women. (See Details)
Public Services International  
http://www.world-psi.org/
Forms an international trade union federation for public sector workers. Works towards quality services that everyone can afford, as well as better pay and working conditions of public sector workers. (See Details)
Journal of Women's Health  
http://www.liebertonline.com/loi/jwh

Journal in women’s health dedicated to covering the medical health issues that affect women throughout their lifespan.

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PEI Advisory Council on the Status of Women  
http://www.gov.pe.ca/acsw

Advises the Minister Responsible with respect to matters relating to the status of women, the development of public awareness regarding issues affecting women, and the promotion of change in attitudes within the community in order that women may enjoy an equality of opportunity.

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