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Directory of Canada: Health : Associations
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  • Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada - The association is concerned with medical education and biomedical and health research. Offers background, news, publications, issues and links to Canadian faculties of medicine. (Added: 24-Feb-2011 Hits: )
    http://www.afmc.ca/
  • Be Healthy Canada - National organization providing directories for health information and services for each province and territory. Lists local authorities and organizations, databases, surveys and statistics, news and message groups. (Added: 24-Feb-2011 Hits: )
    http://www.behealthycanada.com/
  • BIOTECanada - A national organization representing other health care, agricultural, food, and research groups involved in biotechnology. Provides education about the field of biotechnology and its applications. (Added: 24-Feb-2011 Hits: )
    http://www.biotech.ca/
  • Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians - Provides national guidelines for the practice of emergency medicine, as well as keeping physicians informed of developments in this field. (Added: 24-Feb-2011 Hits: )
    http://www.caep.ca
  • Canadian Association of General Surgeons - Providing continuing education opportunities and public policies in the areas of clinical care, education, and research. (Added: 24-Feb-2011 Hits: )
    http://www.cags-accg.ca/
  • Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists - A national certifying body for radiological, radiation, nuclear medicine, and magnetic resonance professionals. Also provides training and continued education to its members. (Added: 24-Feb-2011 Hits: )
    http://www.camrt.ca
  • Canadian Association of Social Workers - A federation of social work organizations serving a national role in strengthening and advancing the social work profession in Canada. [English and French] (Added: 24-Feb-2011 Hits: )
    http://www.casw-acts.ca/
  • Canadian Bioethics Society - A multidisciplinary society of professionals and students concerned with the ethical and humane aspects of health care. Links to educational resources and the society's newsletter are available on the site. (Added: 24-Feb-2011 Hits: )
    http://www.bioethics.ca/
  • Canadian Cardiovascular Society - Offers information on the structure, activities, and policies of the society and describes cardiovascular research and resources in Canada. (Added: 24-Feb-2011 Hits: )
    http://www.ccs.ca/
  • Canadian Council of Food and Nutrition - An industry-funded organization advocating for evidence-based nutrition policy in Canada. Provides membership information and media releases. (Added: 24-Feb-2011 Hits: )
    http://www.ccfn.ca/
  • Canadian Dermatology Association - Provides continuing medical education for its members, advocates for improved patient care and provides public education on several aspects of skin care. (Added: 24-Feb-2011 Hits: )
    http://www.dermatology.ca/
  • Canadian Health Coalition - An advocacy group representing unions, seniors, women, students, consumers and health care professionals, towards preserving Medicare and improving the health system. (Added: 24-Feb-2011 Hits: )
    http://www.healthcoalition.ca/
  • Canadian Healthcare Association - A federation of provincial and territorial hospital and health organizations. In addition to information on their involvement in policy development and advocacy, a list of their publications is available. (Added: 24-Feb-2011 Hits: )
    http://www.cha.ca/
  • Canadian Medical Association - Provides information about the organization, its policies and activities. Resources include online medical journals, clinical practice guidelines, and health care news. (Added: 24-Feb-2011 Hits: )
    http://www.cma.ca/
  • Canadian MedicAlert Foundation - Emergency medical information service provides identification bracelets, and 24hr-accessible computerized medical files to medical personnel. (Added: 24-Feb-2011 Hits: )
    http://www.medicalert.ca/
  • Canadian Oncology Societies (COS) - A professional association for physicians, nurses and pharmacy professionals involved in cancer research and treatment. Facilitates professional communication between members. (Added: 24-Feb-2011 Hits: )
    http://www.cos.ca
  • Canadian Physiotherapy Association - Includes a physiotherapist directory, information on care and therapy and conditions treated by physiotherapy. (Added: 24-Feb-2011 Hits: )
    http://www.physiotherapy.ca/
  • Canadian Podiatric Medical Association - A professional organization of 200 members having received their education in the United States, and aiming to provide public education about foot care. (Added: 24-Feb-2011 Hits: )
    http://www.podiatrycanada.org/
  • Canadian Podiatry Education Foundation - Established to educate the public on foot health and to maintain the best quality foot care to the public through education. (Added: 24-Feb-2011 Hits: )
    http://cpef.ca/
  • Canadian Public Health Association - A national, independent, voluntary association representing and providing education about public health issues. (Added: 24-Feb-2011 Hits: )
    http://www.cpha.ca/
  • Canadian Red Cross - News and information about fundraising, volunteering and relief programs as well as job listings. (Added: 24-Feb-2011 Hits: )
    http://www.redcross.ca/
  • Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology - Provides information about the society, conferences, publications, press releases and offers a physical activity guide. (Added: 24-Feb-2011 Hits: )
    http://www.csep.ca/
  • Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science - CSMLS is Canada's national certifying body for medical laboratory technologists and medical laboratory assistants, and a voluntary professional society for medical laboratory professionals with members in Canada and in countries around the world. (Added: 24-Feb-2011 Hits: )
    http://www.csmls.org/
  • Canadian Women's Health Network - A network of individuals, groups, organizations and institutions concerned with women's health. The CWHN recognizes the importance of information sharing, education and advocacy in this field. (Added: 24-Feb-2011 Hits: )
    http://www.cwhn.ca/
  • Doctors without Borders - Official site of 1999 Nobel Peace Prize winning humanitarian organisation featuring work by award winning documentary photographer Conrad Duroseau and others. (Added: 24-Feb-2011 Hits: )
    http://www.msf.ca/
  • Gay and Lesbian Medical Association - Aims at improving health services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. Provides a referral program, continuing education, and publishes a quarterly medical journal. (Added: 24-Feb-2011 Hits: )
    http://www.glma.org/
  • Institute for Work and Health (IWH) - An independent, not-for-profit organization who conducts and shares research with workers, labour, employers, clinicians and policy-makers to promote, protect and improve the health of working people. (Added: 24-Feb-2011 Hits: )
    http://www.iwh.on.ca/
  • Medical Council of Canada - Created by the Canada Medical Act, promotes a qualification in medicine, maintains the Canadian Medical Register, and supports research in the field of medical examinations. (Added: 24-Feb-2011 Hits: )
    http://www.mcc.ca
  • Medical Reform Group - Voluntary association of socially-concerned physicians and medical students. (Added: 24-Feb-2011 Hits: )
    http://www.medicalreformgroup.ca/
  • Nonprescription Drug Manufacturers Association of Canada - Represents manufacturers, advertisers and distributors of self-care products such as nonprescription medications, herbal remedies/natural health products, nutritional supplements, and home diagnostic kits. Also active in the regulation of the latter products in conjunction with the government and health sectors. (Added: 24-Feb-2011 Hits: )
    http://www.ndmac.ca/
  • Paramedic Association of Canada - Canada’s only EMS organization of prehospital practitioners that exists to promote quality and professional patient care. Includes history, initiatives and board member list. (Added: 24-Feb-2011 Hits: )
    http://www.paramedic.ca/
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada - National organization responsible for setting and maintaining the standards for postgraduate medical education, for certifying specialist physicians and surgeons, and promoting their continued education. (Added: 24-Feb-2011 Hits: )
    http://rcpsc.medical.org/
  • Society of Rural Physicians of Canada - A voluntary, professional organization aiming to provide support to its members and engaging in research dealing with rural health issues. (Added: 24-Feb-2011 Hits: )
    http://www.srpc.ca/
  • St. John Ambulance Canada - A humanitarian organization offering first aid training, volunteering opportunities, medical supplies and safety information. (Added: 24-Feb-2011 Hits: )
    http://www.sja.ca/
  • Starlight Children's Foundation - A non-profit organization that lifts the spirits of seriously ill children and their loved ones with a variety of innovative programs, services and events. (Added: 24-Feb-2011 Hits: )
    http://www.starlightcanada.org
  • The Canadian Orthopaedic Association - Providing continuing medical education, membership and fellowship information as well as selected news and scientific articles. (Added: 24-Feb-2011 Hits: )
    http://www.coa-aco.org
  • The Canadian Orthoptic Society - A professional organization providing continuing education, news updates, job postings and networking opportunities for its members. (Added: 24-Feb-2011 Hits: )
    http://www.tcos.ca/
  • The Islet Foundation - Islet xenotransplantation has reversed diabetes in people and monkeys without immunosuppressive drugs, and may deliver the cure within this decade. (Added: 24-Feb-2011 Hits: )
    http://www.islet.org/


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