Advocacy

Advocacy

Microbicides community mobilization kit

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English
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Paper
Online
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Microbicides Advocacy Group Network (MAG-Net)
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides information on microbicides, including information relevant to specific groups. Also provides templates of materials to use for advocacy and awareness-raising with governments, media and other community members.

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The right to health: a resource manual for NGOs

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English
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Online
Optical Media
Publisher: 
Commonwealth Medical Trust
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Offers practical advice on how to undertake the advocacy work and monitoring strategies that are involved in adopting a human rights approach to health.

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Includes bibliographical references.

The art of advocacy: a handbook for non-profit organizations

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English
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Paper
Online
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The Canadian CED Network
Habitat for Humanity
Publisher: 
The Canadian CED Network
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Victoria, B.C.

Provides a manual designed to help organizations with their advocacy and public education work, including the latest guidelines on advocacy by charities from the Canada Revenue Agency.

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National Organization for Rare Disorders

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Information provision and referral
Research
Advocacy

Committed to the identification, treatment, and cure of rare disorders through programs of education, advocacy, research, and service. Consists of a voluntary membership of health organizations. Website contains a rare disease database, a database containing member organizations, and information about research, programs and services about rare diseases.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(203) 744-0100
Email Address: 
orphan@rarediseases.org
Fax Number: 
(203)798-2291
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-800-999-6673
Street Address: 
55 Kenosia Avenue PO Box 1968
City: 
Danbury
Province: 
Conneticut
Postal/ZIP Code: 
06813-1968

Ginsler and Associates, Inc.

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Private foundation
Service Language: 
English
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Information provision and referral
Consulting
Community education/development
Policy development

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.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(519) 579-9040
Email Address: 
info@ginsler.com
Fax Number: 
(519) 742-7846
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-888-289-9996
Street Address: 
186 Union Blvd
City: 
Kitchener
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
N2M 2S4

Voluntary sector public policy toolbox

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English
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Ginsler and Associates, Inc.
Publisher: 
Ginsler and Associates, Inc.
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Kitchener, ON

Created to help non profit organizations participate in the Canadian public policy development process. Provides resources on effective policy development, information gathering, advocacy, becoming involved in the policy process, and government relations. Provides case studies and useful resources.

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American Heart Association

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Research
Advocacy
Policy development
Publisher

Works to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Engages in advocacy, health policy debates and development, research, and information provision to health care professionals and consumers.

Contact Info
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-242-8721
Street Address: 
7272 Greenville Ave
City: 
Dallas
Province: 
Texas
Postal/ZIP Code: 
75231

Resource kit for women with disabilities

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English
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Online
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Disability Awareness in Action
Publisher: 
Disability Awareness in Action
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Provides information regarding the status of disabled women and men with an international perspective. Describes a list of social concerns along with a list of strategies for change. Concludes with a list of organizations to contact for more information.

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Why gender and women’s health?

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English
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Online
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World Health Organization
Publisher: 
World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Describes why the WHO department devoted to gender and health also has a special role as an advocate for women’s health.

Tips for social workers, counselors, health workers, teachers, clergy, and others helping victims of rape, domestic violence and

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English
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Online
Author: 
Marie De Santis
Publisher: 
Women's Justice Center
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Santa Rosa, CA

Describes how social workers and other people advocating for and supporting victims of rape, child abuse, and domestic assault can assist their clients.

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