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Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute
The AFCI/IFAC is a non-profit national organization founded in 1995 to design and provide continuing education in acupuncture to physicians, dentists, physiotherapists, chiropractors, naturopathic doctors, occupational t...
Association of Local Public Health Agencies
alPHa provides a forum for member public health units and their boards to improve Ontarians' health. alPHa collaborates with government and health organizations in building a strong, effective and efficient public health...
Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists
The national professional certifying body for members in radiological technology, radiation therapy, nuclear medicine and magnetic resonance imaging. Shares in accrediting provincial training programs. Provides continuin...
Canadian Dermatology Association
The CDA is a national non-profit medical specialty organization whose membership comprises roughly 700 dermatologists. It publishes the Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery six times a year, holds an annual f...
Canadian Sugar Institute
The Canadian Sugar Institute (CSI) is a national trade association representing Canadian sugar manufacturers. CSI liaises with government on legislation, trade policies and international agreements. CSI's Nutrition Infor...
Canadian Union of Public Employees
CUPE is the largest union in Canada, representing more than 600,000 women and men who work for municipal governments, school boards, universities and colleges, hospitals, nursing homes and homes for the aged, public util...
The Cochrane Collaboration/The Cochrane Library
The Cochrane Collaboration is an international not-for-profit and independent organization dedicated to making up-to-date, accurate information about the effects of health care readily available worldwide. It produces an...
College of Nurses of Ontario
The College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) is the governing body for 150,000 Registered Nurses (RNs), Registered Practical Nurses (RPNs) and Nurse Practitioners (NPs) in Ontario, Canada. The College regulates nursing in the ...
The European Union (EU) is an economic and political union of 27 member states, located primarily in Europe. It was established by the Treaty of Maastricht on 1 November 1993 upon the foundations of the pre-existing Euro...
History & Policy
History & Policy:
* Demonstrates the relevance of history to contemporary policymaking.
* Puts historians in touch with those discussing and deciding public policy today.
* Increases the influence of historical resear...
Hospital Employees' Union
HEU, the B.C. Health Services Division of CUPE and B.C.'s largest health care union, represents 46,000 health workers in acute care, long-term care and community services. HEU is active on health policy issues; women's r...
Ontario Association of Non-Profit Homes and Services for Seniors (OANHSS)
OANHSS is a provincial association that has represented non-profit providers of long-term care, services and housing for seniors for over 90 years. Members operate over 27,000 long-term care beds and over 5,000 seniors' ...
Ontario Nurses' Association
The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) is the union representing 59,000 registered nurses and allied health professionals and more than 13,000 nursing student affiliates providing care in hospitals, long-term care facilit...
Ontario Water Works Association
The Ontario Water Works Association is Ontario's leading resource on safe drinking water. The OWWA is your connection to more than 1,700 water supply professionals, including: research scientists, engineers, water utilit...
Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario
The Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO) is the professional association representing registered nurses wherever they practise in Ontario. Since 1925, RNAO has advocated for healthy public policy, promoted ex...
Simon Fraser University
Crime, demographic trends, health, economics, environment, carbon taxes, fisheries, earth sciences, energy, Asia-Pacific business -- just a few of the topics that faculty members at Canada's top comprehensive university ...
World Health Organization
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and stan...
Experts advise WHO on pandemic vaccine policies and strategies
World Health Organization
The Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on Immunization, which advises WHO on policies and strategies for vaccines and immunization, devoted a session of its 27#29 October meeting to pandemic i...
Public Health Forum Brings Together Public Health and Planners to Build Ideas for Healthier Communities
Ontario Public Health Association
The OPHA Fall Forum, September 28 -29, will bring together public health professionals, politicians, and planners to take action on the built environment to create healthier, more equitable and more s...
Public Health students examine the disease of Occupation, joined by founder of Physicians for Human Rights - Israel
Public Health Social Justice Collective
Graduate students from the Dalla Lana School of Public Health are calling for discussion on the ongoing occupation of Palestinian territories. The Public Health Social Justice Collective challenges me...
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Abandoning the Public Interest
The neo-liberal drive to cut red tape is costing lives. Exposing the hidden costs of deregulation and privatization.
One latrine at a time
Liberia's president is unusually frank as she agrees that toilets are fundamental to creating a healthier country
Diarrhoea kills more children than HIV/Aids, tuberculosis and malaria combined – and its main cause is food and water contaminated with human waste. Liberia's president is trying to change all that. ...
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Population health has been defined as the health outcomes of a group of individuals, including the distribution of such outcomes within the group.
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Public health is the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through the organized efforts and informed choices of society, organizations, public and private, commu...
Doubt is their Product
How Industry's Assault on Science Threatens Your Health
Michaels, David (ed.)
Reveals how the tobacco industry's duplicitious tactics spawned a multimillion-dollar industry that is dismantling public health safeguards. Offers concrete, workable suggestions for how it can be res...
Canadian Journal of Public Health
Scientific, peer-reviewed articles on a broad range of public health topics in the areas of health promotion and protection, disease prevention and public health policy.
Government Ministries & Agencies
Health Canada is the Federal department responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their...
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
The Ministry is leading the health system into the new millennium with a consumer-centred and decent...
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