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Ontario Women's Health Council Selected Websites

* Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

* Health Canada

In particular see the Women's Health Bureau

>From the site: One of the major activities of the Bureau is the Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Program. Based in Halifax, Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg and Vancouver, the Centres are multi-disciplinary and operate as partnerships among academics, community-based organizations and policy makers. The Canadian Women's Health Network is responsible for disseminating the research findings of the centres and other information on women's health.

* Healthyway

In particular, see the women's health section

* National Institutes of Health (U.S.)

>From the site: The NIH mission is to uncover new knowledge that will lead to better health for everyone. NIH works toward that mission by:

* conducting research in its own laboratories;

* supporting the research of non-Federal scientists in universities, medical schools, hospitals, and research institutions throughout the

country and abroad;* helping in the training of research investigators; and fostering communication of medical information.

The NIH is one of eight health agencies of the Public Health Services which, in turn, is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human


*Health Promis (U.K.)

>From the site: HealthPromis is the national health promotion database for England. The database contains references and links to a range of sources. These include official publications, surveys, reports, books, research, websites, journal articles and resources (videos, teaching material, software, cassettes and games.

* World Health Organization

* Reviews of Health Promotion and Education Online [RHPEO - for IUHPE]

>From the site: The mission of the International Union for Health Promotion and Education (the IUHPE) is to promote global health and to

contribute to the achievement of equity in health between and within countries of the world. The IUHPE fulfils its mission by building and

operating an independent, global, professional network of people and institutions to encourage the free exchange of ideas, knowledge,

know-how, experiences, and the development of relevant collaboration projects, both at global and regional levels.