Health promotion

Health promotion

Tungasuvvingat Inuit

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Counselling

Offers a community-based counselling and resource centre, a supportive environment that attempts to duplicate the community spirit and cultural surrounding of the Inuit homelands.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
613-563-3546
Email Address: 
info@ontarioinuit.ca
Fax Number: 
613-230-8925
Street Address: 
118 Empress St
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1R 7G2

Women's Tobacco Prevention Network

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Policy development

Works to help women and organizations prevent and eliminate tobacco use among women, to improve their health and quality of life. Addresses disparities in health among females, and gives women access to resources and comprehensive tobacco control programs.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
515-471-2395
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
515-309-0227
Tollfree Phone Number: 
888-251-4507 (US only)
Street Address: 
Employee & Family Resources Amy Franklin, Project Coordinator
Addt'l Street Address: 
903-505 5th Ave
City: 
Des Moines
Province: 
Iowa
Postal/ZIP Code: 
50309

Nova Scotia Office of Health Promotion

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Policy development

Works to improve the health of Nova Scotians.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
902-424-4807
Email Address: 
healthpromotion@gov.ns.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
902-424-4716
Street Address: 
Joseph Howe Building
Addt'l Street Address: 
1690 Hollis St, PO Box 488
City: 
Halifax
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B3J 2R8

BC Centre for Disease Control

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Policy development

Forms a component of the Provincial Health Services Authority that has responsibility to support a comprehensive program of communicable disease and environmental health prevention and control for the province of British Columbia.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
604-660-0584
Email Address: 
admininfo@bccdc.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
604-660-6066
Street Address: 
655 12th Ave W
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V5Z 4R4

Turning Point

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Community education/development
Advocacy
Policy development

Forms an organization that works to: define and assess health, prioritize health issues, and take collective action; promote education to decrease the risk of infectious and chronic disease; strengthen environmental health services for clean air and water and safe food; gain access to health care for everyone; and, improve health status for minority groups.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
206-616-8466
Email Address: 
turnpt@u.washington.edu
Fax Number: 
206-616-8410
Street Address: 
300-6 Nickerson St
City: 
Seattle
Province: 
Washington
Postal/ZIP Code: 
98109-1618

Philadephia Black Women's Health Project

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Community education/development
Advocacy

Forms a health, education, advocacy and self-help organization. Serves teens, women, parents, caregivers and children in a range of health care and social issues that impact the health and wellness of the family.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
215-232-1115
Email Address: 
executivedirector@blackwomenshealthproject.org
Fax Number: 
215-232-2847
Street Address: 
1231 N Broad St
City: 
Philadelphia
Province: 
Pennsylvania
Postal/ZIP Code: 
19122

Canadian Association of Radiologists

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Health promotion

Forms the national specialty society for diagnostic radiology.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
613-860-3111
Email Address: 
info@car.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
613-860-3112
Street Address: 
310-377 Dalhousie St
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1N 9N8

Canadian Pain Association

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Services d'information et de références
Éducation / développement communautaire
Promotion de la santé

Fosters and encourages research on pain mechanisms and pain syndromes and helps improve the management of patients with acute and chronic pain by bringing together the basic scientists and health professionals of various disciplines and backgrounds who have an interest in pain research and management. Promotes education and training in the field of pain. Also promotes and facilitates the dissemination of new information in the field of pain. Encourages the adoption of a uniform classification, nomenclature, and definition regarding pain and pain syndromes. Informs the general public of the results and implications of current research in the area of pain. // Favorise et encourage la recherche sur les mécanismes et sur les syndromes de la douleur, et contribuer à améliorer le traitement de patients souffrant de douleurs aiguës ou chroniques, par un rapprochement entre les chercheurs en sciences fondamentales et les professionnels de la santé de formations et de disciplines variées qui s’intéressent à la recherche et au traitement de la douleur. Soutient l’éducation et la formation dans le domaine de la douleur. Promeut et facilite la diffusion de nouvelles connaissances dans le domaine de la douleur. Encourage l’usage d’une classification, d’une nomenclature et de définitions uniformes dans le domaine de la douleur et des syndromes qui s’y rattachent. Informe le public des résultats et des retombées des recherches en cours dans le domaine de la douleur.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
519-646-6388
Email Address: 
Jenn.Ronald@sjhc.london.on.ca
Fax Number: 
519-646-6376
Street Address: 
Attn: Coordinator, Jenn Ronald
Addt'l Street Address: 
268 Grosvenor St
City: 
London
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
N6A 4L6
Internal Notes : 
multiple languages found - // in abstract

African Community Health Services

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Amharic
Tigrigna
Igbo
Somali
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Counselling
Clinical or health care services

Caters to to African immigrants and African Canadians and is dedicated to the promotional of the mental, socio-economic, physical and cultural health of African Canadians, primarily in Ontario. Offers an inter-African HIV/AIDS project that provices supportive education, counselling, and referral and practical support for urban youth, young adults including gay and lesbian youth, troubled youth, youth with addictions and those involved in prostitution.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-591-7600
Fax Number: 
416-591-7317
Street Address: 
500-489 College St
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M6G 1A5

Information and Knowledge for Optimal Health Project (the INFO Project)

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Organization Type: 
Educational Institution
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Research
Advocacy
Publisher

Ensures that information, knowledge, and best practices for family planning and reproductive health are accessed by multiple audiences with different needs by working to achieve the following results: identify, synthesize, and make available information on useful and best approaches and findings, enhance local capacity to serve local information needs, and strengthen South-South and South-North knowledge communities and networks. Website contains publications and provides information about tools and services they provide.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
410-659-6300
Email Address: 
webmaster@infoforhealth.org
Fax Number: 
410-659-6266
Street Address: 
Johns Hopkins University
Addt'l Street Address: 
310-111 Market Place
City: 
Baltimore
Province: 
Maryland
Postal/ZIP Code: 
MD 21202
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