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At Work Settlement.org
This is awebsite for service providers, to help them assist newcomers. This website is managed by the Ontario Council of Agencies Service Immigrants (OCASI), which also has French and English websites for newcomers: http://www.ocasi.org/index.php.
Best Start supports service providers across the province of Ontario who are working on health promotion projects to improve the health of expectant parents and their young children. The Centre provides workshops and conferences, resources, consultations, and subject-specific information.
CERIS - The Ontario Metropolis Centre
This national charity is dedicated to preventing injuries and saving lives, by helping Canadians to see and manage the risks in their lives. Its main focus is youth, the age group at peak risk for injury.
Building international solidarity in the fight to turn the tide of HIV/AIDS in Africa: Grandmothers lead the way. Information about the campaign, local groups, national activities including the Caravan, and how to get involved at their website.
National Collaborating Centres (NCCs) for Public Health in Canada promote and improve the use of scientific research and other knowledge to strengthen public health practices and policies in Canada. They identify knowledge gaps, foster networks and translate existing knowledge to produce and exchange relevant, accessible, and evidence-informed products with researchers, practitioners, and policy makers. For more information visit http://www.nccph.ca/en/home.aspx