Online Resources - Health

February 26, 2014
The Wellesley Institute has published a report entitled "Refugee Health Care Cuts In Canada" by Sonal Marwah. This report’s findings show that a standard approach for serving uninsured and under-...
Keywords: Government Policy, Health, Immigrants and Refugees, refugee health care, Reports and documents, All of Canada, Research and education
July 18, 2013
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has created the Seniors Care Project where they work for policy changes to ensure that BC seniors can age and die with dignity, and to improve conditions for...
Keywords: Government Policy, Health, Seniors and Elders, seniors policy, British Columbia, Factsheets and FAQs, Multimedia, Reports and documents
June 1, 2011
Street Health works to improve the health and well being of homeless and underhoused individuals in southeast Toronto by addressing the social determinants of health through programs, services,...
Keywords: Health, Homelessness, Organizing, Ontario, Organizations
May 30, 2011
The Wellesley Institute is a Toronto-based non-profit and non-partisan research and policy institute. The organization focuses on developing research, policy and community mobilization to advance...
Keywords: Health, Housing, Poverty Research, General resources, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
The New York City Hunger Blog is a blog for the New York City Coalition Against Hunger, an umbrella organization representing New York City's over 1,200 soup kitchens and food pantries and their over...
Keywords: Blogs, Foodbanks and Food, Health, New York City, United States
May 30, 2011
Vancouver Women's Health Collective is a collective of women who advocate for changes in women's health care. They have a practitioner/therapist directory, hold workshops and provide other...
Keywords: Health, Women, British Columbia, General resources, Organizations, Services
May 30, 2011
Liens vers le site Web de chaque Régie régionale; la plupart des sites régionaux offrent soit un répertoire régional des organismes communautaires ou des liens vers les sites Web de ces organismes....
Keywords: Health, Welfare, Organizations, Québec
May 30, 2011
The Ontario Health Coalition is a network of over 400 grassroots community organizations representing virtually all areas of Ontario. Their primary goal is to empower the members of their constituent...
Keywords: community organizing, Health, health care policy, Organizing, public policy, Ontario, Organizations
May 30, 2011
This union protects the rights of unionized employess of BC's Health sector.
Keywords: Health, Workers' Rights, British Columbia, Organizations
May 29, 2011
BC Centre for Women's Health (BCCWH) has many online resources on aboriginal health, health care reform, women and addictions, women with disabilities, lesbian health and many more.
Keywords: Health, Women, British Columbia, Organizations
May 29, 2011
The Canadian Women’s Health Network (CWHN) was created in 1993 as a voluntary national organization to improve the health and lives of girls and women in Canada and the world by collecting, producing...
Keywords: Health, Women, Organizations, All of Canada
May 29, 2011
The Red Cross is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide...
Keywords: Health, Human Rights, Violence, Organizations, International
May 29, 2011
Prisoner's HIV/AIDS Support Action Network (PASAN) is a community-based prisoners’ rights organization that strives to provide advocacy, education, and support to prisoners and ex-prisoners in...
Keywords: Health, HIV/AIDS, Prisoners' Rights, Ontario, Organizations
May 29, 2011
The International People's Health University aims to contribute to 'health for all' by strengthening people's health movements around the globe, by organising and resourcing learning, sharing and...
Keywords: Health, Organizations, Programs and courses, International
May 25, 2011
Why Hunger is a US based non-profit that fights against poverty hunger in the US and internationally. Why Hunger is a leader in building the movement to end hunger and poverty by connecting people...
Keywords: Foodbanks and Food, Health, Organizing, Campaigns and initiatives, International
May 19, 2011
BC Government - Seniors is the BC Government's website on Seniors. It provides information about government programs and services for older adults. Included on the website are sections on health care...
Keywords: elders, Health, health, seniors, Seniors and Elders, British Columbia, Factsheets and FAQs, Government information
February 14, 2011
The Remaining Light is a documentary film by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives that journeys through an often invisible part of Canada's health care system -- the community-based services...
Keywords: Health, senior care, Seniors and Elders, British Columbia, Multimedia
December 9, 2010
The Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network ( promotes the human rights of people living with and vulnerable to HIV/AIDS, in Canada and internationally, through research, legal and policy...
Keywords: Health, HIV/AIDS, Human Rights, Legal Info (PLEI), Legal Research, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
November 17, 2010
The goal of Community Health Online Digital Archive Research Resource (CHODARR) is to improve health and social welfare research and advocacy by providing academic and community-based health...
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Health, health research, HIV/AIDS, Housing, Mental Health, social justice, social welfare research, Women, British Columbia, Directories, Reports and documents, Research and education
August 25, 2010
RuralBC is a website put together by the BC government intended to meet the needs of rural communities. There is a map that allows you find services and resources in your region.
Keywords: Education, Family, government services, Health, rural communities, services map, Unemployment, British Columbia, Government information, Programs and courses, Services
March 24, 2010, a National HIV/Housing Portal, is a space for people living with HIV/AIDS (PHAs), service providers and researchers to learn more about issues related to HIV/AIDS and housing.
Keywords: Health, HIV/AIDS, HIV/AIDS, Housing, housing and health research, housing directory, Directories, Gateways, Reports and documents, All of Canada, Services
December 9, 2009
Poverty represents a serious but reversible threat to the health of Ontarians. As health providers we enjoy privilege and access to power which many others do not. As a high-impact health...
Keywords: Health, special diet clinics, Campaigns and initiatives, Ontario
November 20, 2009
A song and music video entitled From Stilettos to Moccasins was developed from the findings of a research project that examined the role of identity and stigma in Aboriginal women's healing from...
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, aboriginal women, addictions, Art and Culture, drug use, Health, song, video, Women, Multimedia, All of Canada
November 16, 2009
Dawn to Dawn: Action on Homelessness Society is a volunteer led organization that works to mobilize the Comox Valley community to eliminate homelessness over the next few years. They run the CARE-A-...
Keywords: addictions, at-risk, Health, health, Homelessness, homelessness, Mental Health, mental health, British Columbia, Organizations
October 19, 2009
The Ontario Healthy Communities Coalition works with the diverse communities of Ontario to strengthen their social, environmental, & economic well-being.
Keywords: environment, Health, sustainable community, Ontario, Organizations
June 19, 2009
YouthCO is a youth-driven organization that works within the HIV and HepC movement through peer education, support, and shared leadership. The organization works in youth communities most affected...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Education, Health, hepatitis C, HIV/AIDS, peer education, peer support, youth-driven, British Columbia, Organizations, Services
January 16, 2009
The Institute for Work & Health (IWH) is an independent, not-for-profit research organization. At IWH, our goal is to protect and improve the health of working people by providing useful,...
Keywords: Disability, Health, Workers' Rights, General resources, All of Canada
December 4, 2008
The Social Planning Network of Ontario (SPNO) is a coalition of social planning councils (SPC), community development councils (CDC), resource centres, and planning committees located in various...
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Education, Ethnicity and Race, Family, Government Policy, Health, Housing, Immigrants and Refugees, Organizing, Poverty Research, social planning, General resources, Ontario