Health promotion

Health promotion

Drug Strategy and Controlled Substances Programme

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

Regulates controlled substances and promotes initiatives that reduce or prevent the harm associated with these substances and alcohol.

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Research
Community education/development
Policy development
Publisher

Sets policy for and conducts research on all aspects of public health at the federal level in the United States.

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Primary Telephone: 
(202) 619-0257
Website/URL: 
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-877-696-6775
Street Address: 
200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20201

Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE)

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

An independent, international professional association made up of a diverse membership of health education professionals and students. Promotes healthy behaviours, healthy communities and healthy environments through membership body, chapter network and partnerships with other organizations. Focusses on public health education. Provides leadership through: its code of ethics, a standard for professional preparation, research and practice; professional development; and, public outreach.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(202) 408-9804
Email Address: 
info@sophe.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
(202) 408-9815
Street Address: 
750 First Street NE, Suite 910
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20002-4242

Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE), International and Cross-Cultural Health Special Interest Group (ICCH-SIG)

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

Works to foster exchange of information and resources related to international health education. Aims to improve understanding of various peoples and their cultures for effective health education. Cooperates with various international and American national organizations and agencies to achieve these aims, within its society's general mission goals.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(202) 408-9804
Email Address: 
info@sophe.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
(202) 408-9815
Street Address: 
750 First Street NE, Suite 910
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20002-4242

German Federal Congress of Development Action Groups

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

Encourages rational use of drugs. Advocates against irresponsible business practices of multinational pharamaceutical companies, focussing on Germany and various Third World countries. Cooperates with doctors and pharmacists, consumer organisations, students and a network of 200 Third World groups in Germany. Collaborates with groups in more than 70 countries through participation in network of Health Action International (HAI).

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
01 (49) 0521 6 05 50
Email Address: 
info@bukopharma.de
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
01 (49) 0521 6 37 89
Street Address: 
August-Bebel-Straße 62
City: 
Bielefeld
Postal/ZIP Code: 
D-33602
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Multiple URL found: "http://www.bukopharma.de and http://www.bukopharma.de/English/english.htm"

James Irvine Foundation

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Organization Type: 
Private foundation
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Research
Community education/development
Publisher

Established in 1937, to expand opportunity for the people of California to participate in a vibrant, successful and inclusive society.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
415-777-2244
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
415-777-0869
Street Address: 
3400-575 Market St
City: 
San Francisco
Province: 
California
Postal/ZIP Code: 
94105

Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine (CASM)

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

Advances the art and science of sport medicine, including health promotion and disease prevention, for the benefit of all Canadians.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
613-748-5851
Email Address: 
dhaworth@casm-acms.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
613-748-5792
Street Address: 
4-5330 Canotek Rd
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1J 9C1

Canadian Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance

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

Promotes the importance of healthy, active lifestyles for Canadians and acts as the voice of professionals in health education, physical education and related disciplines. Develops programs and resources for professionals.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
613-523-1348
Email Address: 
info@cahperd.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
613-523-1206
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-663-8708
Street Address: 
403-2197 Riverside Dr
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1H 7X3

Direction générale de la santé des Premières Nations et des Inuits

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Promotion de la santé

Appuie la prestation de services de santé publique et de promotion de la santé sur les réserves et dans les communautés inuits. Fournit également des médicaments, des soins dentaires et des services de santé accessoires aux Premières nations et aux Inuits, quel que soit leur lieu de résidence. Offre également des soins primaires sur les réserves dans les régions éloignées et isolées, où les services provinciaux ne sont pas facilement disponible. // Supports the delivery of public health and health promotion services on-reserve and in Inuit communities. Provides drug, dental and ancillary health services to First Nations and Inuit people regardless of residence. Also provides primary care services on-reserve in remote and isolated areas, where there are no provincial services readily available.

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Internal Notes : 
Multiple URL found: "http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dgspni/index.htm and http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fnihb/index.htm" url (http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dgspni/index.htm) does not appear valid multiple languages found - // in abstract JAN 20/2011- CHANGED URL, AND DELETED ADDRESS DUE TO MULTIPLE CONTACTS FOUND ON CONTACTS PAGE FOR THIS ORG.

Planned Parenthood Federation of America

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Advocacy
Clinical or health care services
Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(212) 541-7800
Email Address: 
communications@ppfa.org
Fax Number: 
(212) 245-1845
Street Address: 
434 West 33rd Street
City: 
New York
Province: 
New York
Postal/ZIP Code: 
10001
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