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Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre

Serves as an online information tool for women and their families who rely on Women's College as the source of authoritative, reliable information on women's health and women's health issues. Conducts women’s health research in partnership with the University of Toronto. Website includes link to Women's Health Electronic Network.

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College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba
Licenses Manitoba physicians; monitors standards of medical practice; investigates complaints against physicians; and provides advice on ethical, legal, and quality-of-care matters. Website includes a directory of physicians in Manitoba. (See Details)
National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association
Membership based organization in the US that represents the domestic family planning field, including clinicians, administrators, researchers, educators, advocates and consumers. Works to assure access to voluntary family planning and reproductive health care services and to support reproductive freedom for all. Website includes latest information on reproductive health and politics in the US, membership information, an activist toolkit, and available health services by region etc. (See Details)
Acoustic Neuroma Association of Canada

Forms an organization that provides support and information to individuals who have experienced acoustic neuromas or other tumors affecting the cranial nerves. Furnishes information on patient rehabilitation to physicians and health care personnel interested in the treatment of benign tumors and the alleviation of post-surgical problems. Educates the public regarding symptoms suggestive of acoustic neuromas, thus promoting early diagnosis and consequent successful treatment. Website provides information on the disease, as well as treatment options and other related information.

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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)

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)

Promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered persons and their families and friends through support, public education, and the opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity. Website resources include an online forum and a directory of Canadian chapters.

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Manitoba Health

Develops, administers, and provides public and mental health services for Manitobans. Works to improve and promote the health status of Manitobans and to reduce inequalities in health status. Website includes the Manitoba Drug Formulary and information on provincial health insurance and Pharmacare. Nouvelles, informations sur les programmes et services, dont les services de sages-femmes, feuillets de renseignements, etc.

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Ginsler and Associates, Inc.
Works with community organizations, donors, and governments in such areas as community development, human services planning, and community capacity building on issues of homelessness, hunger, community research, and multi-sector co-ordination and collaboration. Website contains some free publications, a list of recent clints, and information about issues they assist with such as proposal writing. (See Details)
First Nations Breast Cancer Society
Offers support and education to aboriginal women who have breast cancer. Website includes instructions on how to order breast self-examination and breast cancer awareness videos and how to contact healing circles in British Columbia. (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)