List of the main medical associations and foundations in Ontario, Canada
The Alzheimer Society of Ontario - provide individual support, educational workshops and support groups
The Arthritis Society - Ontario Division - The Arthritis Society offers a wide range of programs and resources dealing with arthritis. These services, including the examples below, can benefit people with arthritis as well as family members and caregivers
Canadian Cancer Society - Ontario - organization of volunteers, whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.
Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - The Foundation’s primary objective is to fund cystic fibrosis research and care. The Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is one of the world’s largest non-governmental granting agencies in the field of cystic fibrosis research.
Canadian Liver Foundation - devoted to providing support for research and education into the causes, diagnoses, prevention and treatment of all liver disease
Canadian Paraplegic Association Ontario - To assist persons with spinal cord injuries and other physical disabilities to achieve independence, self-reliance and full community participation
Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada - The CCFC believes it is important to make all individuals with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) aware of the Foundation, and educate these individuals, their families, health professionals and the general public about these diseases.
Diabetes Canada - The Canadian Diabetes Association promotes the health of Canadians through diabetes research, education, service and advocacy.
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario - provides information about heart, stroke and healthy living in Canada
Hemophilia Ontario - The Canadian Hemophilia Society serves people with inherited bleeding disorders. These bleeding disorders include hemophilia, von Willebrand disease, rare factor deficiencies and platelet disorders.
The Kidney Foundation of Canada - The Kidney Foundation of Canada Ontario funds research and provides information and support to people living with kidney disease
Ontario AIDS Network - The Ontario AIDS Network (OAN) is a network of community-based organizations which were formed as a grass-roots response to needs for AIDS services and information.
Ontario Federation for Cerebral Palsy - The Ontario Federation for Cerebral Palsy is an organization committed to supporting independence, inclusion, choice and full integration of all persons with cerebral palsy.
The Lung Association - The Lung Association - Ontario - a registered Canadian charity that works on asthma, emphysema, COPD, tuberculosis, sleep apnea, lung diseases, tobacco, quit smoking, air pollution.
Osteoporosis Canada - Osteoporosis Canada provides medically accurate information to patients, health care professionals and the public. Services to individuals with osteoporosis and the public include free publications, a bilingual toll-free information line, educational programs and referrals to self-help groups and community resources.
Schizophrenia Society of Ontario - Mission
To improve the quality of life for families affected by schizophrenia. Family is defined by caring relationships between people with schizophrenia, their relatives, friends, and other individuals in a supportive capacity.
www.HealthyOntario.com - Consumer health information and health services for Ontario, Canada
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wellness and healthy living. www.HealthyOntario.com
Here are some of the quick topics and links you can find on
Ministry of Health Promotion. Helping Ontarians lead
healthier lives. www.mhp.gov.on.ca
Eat Right Ontario. Advice on nutrition and healthy
Remember that: GOOD HEALTH GIVES US THE ENERGY TO ENJOY LIFE.
Ontario’s Action Plan. For Healthy Eating and Active Living.
Active 2010. Learn how you can get active.
Smoke Free Ontario. Quitting is hard but help is here.
Health Tip & News. www.HealthyOntario.com
Health Features. Canada’s New Food Guide.
Ask an expert section. Need to know more?
Confidential answers. www.HealthyOntario.com
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