Canadian Healthcare Regions
Health Canada is the federal department responsible for helping the people of Canada maintain and improve their health. Includes info on SARS, Mad Cow and the West Nile virus.
Since 1918, the Canadian National Institute for the Blind has been helping blind, visually impaired, and deaf blind Canadians address one of the greatest challenges of their lives: thriving, - not just surviving - in a sighted world.
The first annual Terry Fox Run in 1981 was organized in conjunction with the Canadian Cancer Society. In 1988, The Terry Fox Foundation became a Trust, independent of the Canadian Cancer Society, and received tax-exempt charitable status under the Income Tax Act. All money raised by the Foundation is distributed through the National Cancer Institute of Canada.
Muscular Dystrophy Canada’s dedicated volunteers and staff across the country raise funds and work hard to support the independence and full participation of Canadians with neuromuscular disorders, fund research to find a cure and improve the quality of life of people with neuromuscular disorders, assist our clients to participate in the decisions that affect them, and collaborate with others for social change. Thanks to the generosity of our donors, we are able to make a real difference in the lives of people affected by muscular dystrophy.
Canadian Blood Services is a not-for-profit, charitable organization whose sole mission is to manage the blood and blood products supply for Canadians.
The Asthma Society of Canada presents a guide on how to live with asthma through education and proper treatment
The Kidney Foundation of Canada funds research and provides information and support to people living with kidney disease.
The Arthritis Society is Canada's only not-for-profit organization devoted solely to funding and promoting arthritis research, programs and patient care. It has a national administrative office in Toronto, division offices in each province and nearly 1,000 community branches throughout Canada.
CFIA's plans and priorities link directly to the Government of Canada's priorities for bolstering economic prosperity, strengthening security at the border and of the safety of the food supply, protecting the environment and contributing to the health of Canadians.
The Canadian Cancer Society is a national community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.
Focussed on more effective efforts to prevent chronic diseases, like cancer and heart disease, prevent injuries and respond to public health emergencies and infectious disease outbreaks, the Public Health Agency of Canada works closely with provinces and territories to keep Canadians healthy and help reduce pressures on the health care system.
For over 100 years, The Canadian Lung Association has been dedicated to its mission of promoting and improving lung health for all Canadians. A non-profit and volunteer-based health charity, The Lung Association depends on donations from the public to support lung health research, education, prevention and advocacy.
Think you can tackle an obstacle course, race against the clock or shoot hoops? Now, can you do it in a wheelchair? Rick Hansen Wheels In Motion is your chance to have a lot of fun trying—while making a real difference in the lives of people with spinal cord injury. Rick Hansen Wheels In Motion is for people of all ages and all abilities with teams taking part in the Wheelchair Challenge.
CAO is the professional association that represents Doctors of Optometry in Canada. It is also the national federation of ten provincial associations of optometrists and represents over 3,600 members across Canada.
As the authoritative national voice of dentistry, the Canadian Dental Association (CDA) is providing this site as your online link to news and information on dentistry and oral health in Canada. CDA works in collaboration with the provincial and territorial dental associations to promote optimal oral health for all Canadians.