Health education

Health education

Ovarian Cancer Canada

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

Mobilizes support for improved diagnosis, treatment and outcomes for Ovarian Cancer and provides nationwide access to information regarding Ovarian Cancer. Forme un organisme qui offre un soutien aux femmes qui ont le cancer de l’ovaire, à leurs familles, aux femmes et à la communauté en général grâce aux campagnes et aux activités de sensibilisation, à la création et à la diffusion de matériel d’éducation dont le langage, le format et le contenu sont adaptés à un auditoire particulier et à la collecte de fonds au nom de la recherche en matière de cancer de l’ovaire.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-962-2700
Email Address: 
msapsfor@ovariancanada.org
Fax Number: 
416-962-2701
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-877-413-7970
Street Address: 
101-145 Front St. East
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5A 1E3
Internal Notes : 
had to update contact info, website incorrect, changed to http://www.ovariancanada.org/ from http://www.ovariancancercanada.ca

Childbirth by Choice Trust

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

Educates the public about fertility control issues such as contraceptive use, unintended pregnancy, and abortion. Online resources include educational material aimed at the general public and information for women faced with unintended pregnancies who have specific questions or concerns.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-961-7812
Email Address: 
info@cbctrust.com
Fax Number: 
416-961-5771
Street Address: 
502-344 Bloor St W
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5S 3A7
Internal Notes : 
http://www.cbctrust.com/ changed to http://www.faslink.org/Childbirth%20By%20Choice%20Trust.htm this apperser to no longer exist

Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health

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

Forms a health centre whose mandate is to prevent ill health, treat illness, and provide support and aftercare programming. Services are offered in a culturally sensitive way that welcomes, accepts and represents all Aboriginal peoples. A satellite health centre is provided for the Algonquins of Pikwàkanagàn First Nation community at Golden Lake. Offers an integrated, holistic approach to health encompassing physical, emotional, mental and spiritual aspects of well-being.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
613-748-5999 (Clinic)
Secondary Telephone: 
613-748-0657 (Programs/Administration)
Email Address: 
info@wabano.com
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
613-748-9364
Street Address: 
299 Montreal Rd
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1L 6B8

National Aboriginal Diabetes Association

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Groups Served: 
Aboriginal/métis/inuit women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Community education/development

Forms an organization that supports individuals, families and communities to access resources for diabetes prevention, education and research. Creates partnerships with organizations committed to the prevention and management of diabetes. Promotes community wellness as a strategy to prevent diabetes.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
204-927-1220
Email Address: 
diabetes@nada.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
204-927-1222
Tollfree Phone Number: 
877-232-6232
Street Address: 
174 Hargrave St
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3C 3N2

Hepatitis C in Canada: analysis of community- and national-level initiatives: environmental scan - October 1999 to February 2000

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Terri Buller-Taylor
Glen Moulton
C. James (Jim) Frankish
Treena Chomik
University of British Columbia, Institute of Health Promotion Research
Health Canada, Population and Public Health Branch, Centre for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control, Community Acquired Infections Division, Hepatitis C Prevention, Support and Research Program
Publisher: 
Health Canada, Population and Public Health Branch
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Determines the activities and initiatives being undertaken prior to the 1999/2000 inception of the Hepatitis C Prevention, Support and Research Program (HCPSRP), so that it can be used as a benchmark in the overall evaluation of the HCPSRP. Contains the results for data collection at two levels: (1) Community-level projects/initiatives, and (2) National-level organizations. Published in French under the title: L'hépatite C au Canada : analyse des initiatives communautaires et nationales : analyse de la conjoncture - octobre 1999 à février 2000 : résumé.

ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAP.B85 2000

Canadian guidelines for sexual health education

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Working Group to Develop Canadian Guidelines for Sexual Health Education
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2008
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Revised from 2003 edition. Offers clear direction to assist local, regional and national groups as well as organizations and government bodies concerned with education and community health to further develop and improve sexual health education policies and programs that address the diverse needs of Canadians. Provides the framework for evaluating existing sexual health education programs policies, and related services available to Canadians.

Available From: 
ISBN/ISSN: 
Cat. HP40-25/2008E
ISBN: 978-0-662-48083-9
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Developing health and family planning materials for low-literate audiences: a guide

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Margot Zimmerman
Nancy Newton
Lena Frumin
Scott Wittett
Publisher: 
Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH)
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Seattle, WA

Offers guidelines for developing health and family planning support materials for illiterate and low-literate groups worldwide.

Available From: 
ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAE.Z56 1996

Well-written health information: a guide

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Kay Currie
Janet Spink
Meera Rajendran
Centre for Clinical Effectiveness
Health Issues Centre
Publisher: 
Department of Human Services, Victoria
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Melbourne, Australia

Assists health practitioners to work with consumers to design written health information to ensure the information meets consumer needs, is comprehensive in scope, and is presented in an unbiased way.

ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAE.C87 2000
ISSN 14442566
Notes: 
<p>Communicating with Consumers Series Vol. 1</p>

Aboriginal diabetes initiative: Métis, off-reserve aboriginal and urban Inuit prevention and promotion: program framework

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides an overview of the Métis, Off-reserve Aboriginal and Urban Inuit Prevention and Promotion (MOAUIPP) component of the Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative, a strategy announced by the Government of Canada in 1999. Designed to assist in meeting the needs of Aboriginal people dealing with the epidemic of type 2 diabetes in their communities. Describes the program purpose, target population, objectives, primary prevention and health promotion priorities, program delivery model, funding, project criteria, accessing program resources, and monitoring and evaluation for the MOAUIPP.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.A26 2000
ISBN 0662296796

Aboriginal diabetes initiative: First Nations on-reserve and Inuit in Inuit communities: program framework

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Health Canada
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Outlines the Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative, a Health Canada project designed to help meet the needs of Aboriginal people in combating the epidemic of type 2 diabetes in their communities. Describes the target population, program purpose, program objectives, program elements, delivery model, funding, criteria and implementation, and monitoring and evaluation, for the Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.A26 2000
ISBN 0662293746
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