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Osteoporosis Society of Canada

Works to educate, empower, and support individuals and communities in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis. Provides information to patients, health-care professionals, and the public. Website includes calcium-rich recipes and a Calcium Calculator. La Société de l'ostéoporose du Canada a pour but d'éduquer, d'haviliter et d'appuyer les personnes et les communautés en matière de prévention et de traitement de l'ostéoporose. (See Details)

DAWN Ontario
Advocates accessible services for women with disabilities in Ontario and supports women with disabilities in their efforts to control their own lives. Website includes a newsletter, other publications, and contact information for local DAWN chapters. (See Details)
Canadian Breast Cancer Network
Links groups and individuals concerned about breast cancer, and represents the concerns of Canadians affected by breast cancer and those at risk. Website includes an online newsletter and information resources about breast cancer. // Le RCCS favorise le développement de liens nationaux entre les groupes et les personnes qui s'intéressent au cancer du sein et fait part des inquiétudes des Canadiennes concernant le cancer du sein. Entre autres, son site offre des liens vers des ressources canadiennes et internationales. (See Details)
Action cancer Ontario
Co-ordinates Ontario’s cancer care system and provides leadership for all cancer care services in the province. Manages regional cancer treatment centres, a cancer registry, and the Ontario Breast Screening Program. Website includes a cancer report card for Ontario and links to regional centres. (See Details)
Parkinson Society Canada
Raises money to research the causes of Parkinson disease and look for a cure. Website includes educational materials for people with Parkinson disease. (See Details)
Asthma Society of Canada
Works to enhance the quality of life of people living with asthma and to eliminate the disorder through public education, research, a newsletter, volunteer and support groups and camps for children with asthma. Website includes fact sheets and a manual on the management of asthma at school. (See Details)
Canadian Lung Association
Conducts research and education to combat lung diseases (including smoking-induced illnesses, tuberculosis, asthma, chronic bronchitis, and emphysema) and environmental threats to the lungs. Website includes links to provincial lung associations and related professional societies. (See Details)
Sex Information and Education Council of Canada
Supports the positive integration of sexuality into people's lives through public and professional education and information services. Website includes answers to common questions about sexual health education. (See Details)
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Ontario Division
Aims to be a leader in finding a cure for multiple sclerosis, and enabling people affected by MS to enhance their quality of life. Website provides a list of multiple sclerosis (MS) clinics across Canada, and a list of recent research and medical update bulletins. (See Details)
Canadian Council for Tobacco Control
A program involving educational, social, fiscal, and legislative interventions. Offers programs for physician intervention and smoke-free schools. Website provides access to the resources of their National Clearinghouse on Tobacco and Health. Vise à développer un programme pancanadien de lutte contre le tabagisme comprenant des interventions éducatives, sociales, fiscales et législatives. Le site inclut des liens aux divers programmes offerts par le Conseil, ainsi qu'à celui du Centre national de documentation sur le tabac et la santé. (See Details)