Children/Health

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Anti-Vaccination Fever: The Shot Hurt Around the World
Hoyt, William John, Jr.
Article
2004
Sensationalist media, religious fanatics, and alternative medical practitioners fanned the fires created by questionable research to spawn worldwide epidemics of a disease that has almost been forgott...
HealthSources.ca
Website
A web portal featuring information and resources about health, with articles, documents, books, websites, and experts and spokespersons. The home page features a selection of recent and important arti...
Porter's corporate interests can't be allowed to trump public health
Garfinkle, Miriam; Woolhouse, Susan
Article
2013
We are concerned that it will be the children who live, study and play less than 300 metres from the current airport in the high-rises, the Waterfront school, Little Norway Park, the daycare and commu...
Race Against Time: Searching for Hope in AIDS-Ravaged Africa
Lewis, Stephen
Book
2005
This book is a compilation of the 2005 Massey Lectures on the topic of the Millennium Development Goals, with a special focus on AIDS in Africa. Lewis' lectures are personal and passionate in their d...
Social Determinants of Health: Canadian Perspectives
Raphael, Dennis (ed.)
Book
2004
The social determinants of health are summarized and analyzed by over 30 medical and social academics.

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Infact Canada/Infant Feeding Action Coalition
To promote better infant and maternal health by protecting breastfeeding and fostering appropriate infant feeding practices in Canada and internationally.
Ontario Public Health Association
To enhance the health of all the people of Ontario and to eliminate all preventable health problems.
Pueblito Canada
Community development projects in Latin America. Development education materials for children in Canada.

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Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine
Offers a four-year, full-time professional program in naturopathic medicine. CCNM educates, develops and trains naturopathic doctors (NDs) through excellence in health education, clinical services and research that integrate mind,...
The Kidney Foundation of Canada
The national, volunteer organization aims to improve health and quality of life of kidney disease patients. It provides information about kidney health, diseases and treatments; funds research; provides services for kidney patient...
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 standards, art...

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Indonesia's Smoking Epidemic
An old problem getting younger
Hodal, Kate
2012
Cigarettes are a rite of passage for boys in Indonesia, where 70% of the adult male population smokes. Activists and health care professionals are advocating for age restrictions on tobacco products a...
Israeli human rights organization highlights deterioration of Palestinian health under occupation
Sources News Release
2015
Reports by Physicians for Human Rights - Israel document the deterioration of Palestinian health in the West Bank and Gaza as the direct consequence of ongoing Israeli military occupation.
Pediatrics
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Pediatrics is the branch of medicine that deals with the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents.