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Aroostook Medical Center

FOUNDED IN 1925, The Polyclinic has been, and continues to be the hub of medical professionals on Prince Edward Island.


Situated in downtown Charlottetown and only three minutes from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, The Polyclinic is an ideal location for patients, physicians and staff members.


         polyclinic pol·y·clin·ic (pl'-kln'k)


           A clinic, hospital, or health care facility that treats various types of diseases and injuries.


As is predicated by its name, The Polyclinic Professional Centre is a multi-faceted healthcare facility housing family physicians and specialists under one roof; this concept has stood the test of time since its inception and has enabled us to provide excellent patient care for close to 85 years.

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The Hesperian Foundation is a non-profit publisher of books and newsletters for community-based health care. Simply written and heavily illustrated, Hesperian books are designed so that people with little formal education can understand, apply and share health information. Developed collaboratively with health workers and community members from around the world, our books and newsletters address the underlying social, political, and economic causes of poor health and suggest ways groups can organize to improve health conditions in their communities. (See Details)

Commonwealth Fund
Supports independent research on health and social issues and makes grants to improve health care practice and policy. Helps people become more informed about their health care, and improves care for vulnerable populations such as children, elderly people, low-income families, minority Americans, and the uninsured. (See Details)
Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health
Forms an organization that provides unbiased, reliable information about health technologies, focusing on evaluations of clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness. (See Details)
Tommy Douglas Research Institute
Forms an economic and social research and educational organization, whose main objective is the redirection of public attention to the respective role of both the large business sector and governments in providing for the well-being of Canadians.
State Government of Victoria, Australia, Department of Human Services
Atlantic Health Sciences Corporation
Protects, promotes and improves the health and wellness of individuals, families and communities through quality care, education and research. (See Details)
Aboriginal Health Branch
South West Health
Forms one of nine district health authorities serving the province of Nova Scotia. (See Details)