Health promotion

Health promotion

Health Research and Education Foundation Ltd.

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

Aims to provide information and resource tools that enable people to keep up-to-date with reliable, evidence-based information. Promotes research literacy, individual and community use of high quality research, and the accessibility of health information from the Cochrane Collaboration, and based on Cochrane reviews and other reliable research on the effects of health care.

Contact Info
Street Address: 
2/391 High Street
City: 
Ashburton Vic
Postal/ZIP Code: 
3125

Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission

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

Works to assist Albertans in achieving freedom from the harmful effects of alcohol, tobacco, other drugs and gambling.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
780-415-8998
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
780-422-5237
Tollfree Phone Number: 
866-332-2322 (Alberta only)
Street Address: 
2nd Fl 10909 Jasper Ave NW
City: 
Edmonton
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T5J 3M9

Public Health Association of British Columbia

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

Promotes and protects the public's health by actively working to: advocate the development and implementation of healthful public policy facilitate the sharing of health and related information; encourage research into the broad issues that affect the public's health cooperate regionally, nationally and internationally with other organizations to promote the public's health; encourage governments to provide sufficient resources for disease prevention and the promotion and protection of the public's health; and, advance opportunities for professional development.

Contact Info
Email Address: 
victoria_barr@telus.net
Website/URL: 
Street Address: 
204-8623 Granville Street
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6P 5A1

Kahnawake Schools Diabetes Prevention Project

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

Works to prevent type 2 diabetes in Kahnawake and empower community members to care for their personal and family health through continual improvement of their diabetes prevention model based on Kanien’keha values. Collaborates with all community organizations on a shared vision of diabetes prevention activities that reach all community members.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
450-635-4374
Email Address: 
info@ksdpp.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
450-635-7279
Street Address: 
PO Box 989 2nd Floor
Addt'l Street Address: 
Kahnawake Education Center
City: 
Kahnawake Territory, Mohawk Nation
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
J0L 1B0

American Public Health Association

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

Forms an organization of public health professionals. Brings together researchers, health service providers, administrators, teachers, and other health workers in a unique, multidisciplinary environment of professional exchange, study, and action. is concerned with a broad set of issues affecting personal and environmental health, including federal and state funding for health programs, pollution control, programs and policies related to chronic and infectious diseases, a smoke-free society, and professional education in public health.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(202) 777-2742
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
(202) 777-2532
Street Address: 
800 I Street NW
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20001-3710

Canadian Paediatric Society

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

Forms an organization that works to: advocate for the health and well-being of children and youth; promote quality health care for all Canadian children and youth; provide professional development opportunities for paediatricians, and other health care providers who care for children and youth; establish Canadian standards and guidelines for paediatric care and practice; and, promote the interests of children and youth and their physicians.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
613-526-9397
Email Address: 
info@cps.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
613-526-3332
Street Address: 
100-2204 Walkley Rd
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1G 4G8

National Institutes of Health

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Research

Is an Agency under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that acts as the steward of medical and behavioral research for the Nation; it is comprised of the Office of the Director and 27 Institutes and Centers. Is one of the world's foremost medical research centers whose mission is science in pursuit of fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to extend healthy life and reduce the burdens of illness and disability.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(301) 496-4000
Email Address: 
NIHInfo@OD.NIH.GOV
Website/URL: 
Street Address: 
9000 Rockville Pike
City: 
Bethesda
Province: 
Maryland
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20892

Jacobs Institute of Women's Health

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Research
Advocacy
Policy development

Forms an organization working to improve health care for women through research, dialogue, and information dissemination.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
202-863-4990
Email Address: 
info@jiwh.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
202-488-4229
Street Address: 
409 12th St SW
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20024-2188

Joint United Nation Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)

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

As the main advocate for worldwide action against HIV/AIDS, their mandate is to lead, strengthen and support an expanded response to the epidemic including preventing the spread of HIV, provide care and support for those infected and affected by the disease, reduce the vulnerability of individuals and communities to HIV/AIDS, and alleviate the socioeconomic and human impact of the epidemic. Composed of 8 organizations in a joint and cosponsored programme.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
+4122 791 3666
Email Address: 
unaids@unaids.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
+4122 791 4187
Street Address: 
20, avenue Appia
City: 
Geneva
Postal/ZIP Code: 
CH-1211

Centre for Development and Population Activities

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

Forms an international nonprofit organization committed to improving the lives of women and girls worldwide.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
202-667-1142
Email Address: 
cmail@cedpa.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
202-332-4496
Street Address: 
800-1133 21st St NW
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20036
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