Public health

Public health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(404) 639-3534
Website/URL: 
Tollfree Phone Number: 
(800) 311-3435
Street Address: 
1600 Clifton Rd.
City: 
Atlanta
Province: 
Georgia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
30333

Ontario Public Health Association

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Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English

Forms an organization that works to strengthen the impact of people who are active in community and public health throughout Ontario. Represents the collective advocacy interests of approximately 3,000 individuals in public and community health province-wide through individual and constituent society membership. Holds an annual conference.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-367-3313
Email Address: 
info@opha.on.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
416-367-2844
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-267-6817 (in Ontario only)
Street Address: 
302-468 Queen St E
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5A 1T7

Improving the access to and quality of public health services for lesbians and gay men: a position paper for the Ontario Public

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Kerrie Duncan
Jean Clipsham
Elaine Hampson
Carol Krieger
Judy MacDonnell
Dianne Roedding
Kathy Chow
Donna Milne
Publisher: 
Ontario Public Health Association
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides the Ontario Public Health Association with a framework to improve the quality of care and the accessibility to health services for lesbians and gay men. Reviews the social contexts and issues that perpetuate the experiences of discrimination and oppression. Examines how oppression impacts the health and well-being of lesbians and gay men and argues that sexual identity should be considered as a determinant of health. Presents an action plan to identify potential health risks, educate communities with the goal to change attitudes, and improve the quality of interactions of gay men and lesbians with the health sector.

Preventing disease: are pills the answer?

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Sharon Batt
Publisher: 
Women and Health Protection
Publication Date: 
2002

Discusses the different roles of public health and medicine. Argues that the boundaries between the two are blurring with the popularity of chemoprevention.

ISBN/ISSN: 
WHP PHAR.B38 2002
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Health promotion glossary

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Don Nutbeam
Publisher: 
World Health Organization (WHO)
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Provides an overview of ideas and concepts which are central to contemporary health promotion.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAP.N88 1998
Notes: 
<p>Includes bibliographical references.</p>

The role of the public health nurse within the Regional Health Authority

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English
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Paper
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Manitoba Health Community Health Assessment Unit
Publisher: 
Manitoba Health, Community Health Assessment Unit
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Describes the role of public health nurses within Manitoba's Regional Health Authorities.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
NURS.R65 1998
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Yukon College, Public Health and Safety Department

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Organization Type: 
Educational Institution
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Training
Community education/development

Offers a coordinated approach to health education and safety training.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
867-668-8800
Email Address: 
info@yukoncollege.yk.ca
Fax Number: 
867-668-8890
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 2799
Addt'l Street Address: 
500 College Dr
City: 
Whitehorse
Province: 
Yukon Territories
Postal/ZIP Code: 
Y1A 5K4

South West Health

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Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Clinical or health care services

Forms one of nine district health authorities serving the province of Nova Scotia.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
902-742-3541
Fax Number: 
902-742-0369
Street Address: 
60 Vancouver St
City: 
Yarmouth
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B5A 2P5

The future of public health in Canada: Canadian Public Health Association board of directors discussion paper

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English
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Author: 
Canadian Public Health Association
Publisher: 
Canadian Public Health Association
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Based on a national consultation involving a series of regional roundtable discussions across Canada, which began the process of creating a vision for Public Health in the next decade. Articulates the principles underlying Public Health, identifies some of the strengths and the challenges faced, and outlines essential considerations that must be addressed if Canada is to maintain a strong Public Health component in a sustainable health care system for the future.

ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAS.C36 2001

Camrose Community Health Services

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization

For more information please contact the facility.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
780-679-2980
Fax Number: 
780-679-2999
Street Address: 
5510 46 AVE
City: 
Camrose
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T4V 4P8
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