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Canadian Breast Cancer Research Alliance

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

A breast cancer awareness network that includes Avon Flame Foundation, Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, Canadian Breast Cancer Network, Canadian Cancer Society, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Health Canada, Public Health Agency of Canada and the National Cancer Institute of Canada. They are the primary granting agency for breast cancer research in Canada.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-596-6598
Email Address: 
info@cbcra.ca
Fax Number: 
416-596-1714
Street Address: 
375 University Avenue 6th floor
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5G 2J5

Still Making waves: 10 year report

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Lorraine Greaves
Ann Pederson
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2007
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Report discusses the last ten years of the Centre, their accomplishments, how they have generated change through their research, how to get research out to policymakers, the alchemy of research, making policy and making gender matter more.

CINBIOSE: Centre for the study of biological interactions in human health

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Organization Type: 
Educational Institution
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Research

Conducts interdisciplinary research and training on workplace health and environmental health.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
514-987-3915
Fax Number: 
514-987-6183
Street Address: 
Université du Québec à Montréal CINBIOSE (SB-1980) PO Box 8888 Stn Centre-ville
City: 
Montreal
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
H3C 3P8
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National Research Center for Women and Families

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

Promotes the health and safety of women, children, and families, by using objective, research-based information to encourage new, more effective programs and policies. Gathers and analyzes information and translates that information into clearly presented facts and policy implications that are made widely available to the public, the media, and policy makers.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
202-223-4000
Email Address: 
info@center4research.org
Street Address: 
901-1901 Pennsylvania Ave NW
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20006

Policy Research Initiative

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Research
Policy development
Recherche
Élaboration de politiques

Works to advance research on emerging issues that are highly relevant to the federal government's policy agenda, and to ensure the effective transfer of this knowledge to policy-makers. // Travaille pour faire progresser la recherche sur des questions émergentes qui sont très pertinentes pour le programme politique du gouvernement fédéral et à assurer un transfert efficace du savoir aux responsables de l'élaboration des politiques.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
613-947-1956
Email Address: 
questions@prs-srp.gc.ca
Fax Number: 
613-995-6006
Street Address: 
1st Floor
Addt'l Street Address: 
56 Sparks St
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1P 5A9
Internal Notes : 
multiple languages found - // in abstract

National Organization for Rare Disorders

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

American Heart Association

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Organization Type: 
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

Sustainable Design International Ltd.

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Organization Type: 
Business
Services Provided: 
Consulting
Research
Community education/development
Publisher

Acts as a professional and multi-disciplinary research, design, engineering and consultancy practice - specializing in the theory and implementation of a sustainable 'built environment'in the EU. Website includes descriptions and publications of work done by organization in the areas of sustainablity, architecture, fire, and synchronicity.

Contact Info
Email Address: 
contact@sustainable-design.ie
Street Address: 
51 Auburn Hill, Aughrim St
City: 
Dublin

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

Health technology assessment on the Net: a guide to Internet sources of information

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Liza Chan
Leigh-Ann Topfer
Publisher: 
Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Edmonton, AB

Compiliation of useful websites to investigate when conducting a Health Technology Assesment (HTA).

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