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Canadian Institutes of Health Research  
http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/
Works to excel, according to internationally accepted standards of scientific excellence, in the creation of new knowledge and its translation into improved health for Canadians, more effective health services and products and a strengthened Canadian health care system. (See Details)
Institute of Gender and Health  
http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/8673.html
Supports research to address how sex and gender interact with other factors that influence health. (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)
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)
Breast Cancer Society of Canada  
http://www.bcsc.ca/
Funds research on the detection, prevention, and treatment of breast cancer. Also works to increase public awareness of the issue of breast cancer and to make the fight against breast cancer a top priority of Canada’s medical research. (See Details)
Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation  
http://www.shrf.ca/
Seeks and receives funding from government and non-government sources for the advancement of research. Encourages and facilitates research in health sciences; the health-related social sciences and other health-related fields of study. (See Details)
The Gender and Health Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Located at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, this multi-disciplinary research group has been at the forefront of work in gender and health, applying gender analysis and planning in their various areas of expertise.
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence - Regina  
http://www.pwhce.ca/
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. (See Details)
Partnership for Gender-Specific Medicine at Columbia University  
http://partnership.hs.columbia.edu/

A non-profit organization dedicated to the study of the differences of every aspect of normal function in men and women, and the ways in which a greater understanding of these differences can revolutionize the investigation and the treatment of illness. Their goal is to educate physicians and the public about this important new field and to fund scientific research which takes these differences into account. Put simply, a recognition of gender differences is crucial to improving the health of both men and women.

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Wellesley Institute  
http://www.wellesleyinstitute.com/

The Wellesley Institute advances population health through rigorous research, pragmatic policy solutions, social innovation, and community action.

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