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Alzheimer Society of Canada
- Nationwide network of services for those affected and their families. Includes mission statement, history, policy statements, articles, forum, and information about care, treatment, and research.
- Includes the Arthritis Society, the Canadian Rheumatology Association, the Canadian Arthritis Network, arthritis health care providers and the Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group.
Canada Hepatitis C Class Actions Settlement
- Information for Canadians infected through the blood system between Jan/1986 and Jul/1990. Includes definitions, eligibility, procedures, documents, forms, news updates, and FAQs.
Canadian Council Of The Blind
- A national self-help consumer organization of persons who are blind, deaf-blind and visually impaired. Offers text or graphics and text, resources, local chapters, programmes and links.
Canadian Down Syndrome Society
- A support group for families with children with Down Syndrome.
Canadian Hemophilia Society
- Dedicated to improving the quality of life for all persons with hemophilia and other inherited bleeding disorders, as well as ensuring the safety of the blood supply for all Canadians.
Canadian Lung Association
- Information about respiratory conditions for both patients and the general public, and information about the Lung Association.
Canadian Lymphedema Foundation
- Charitable organization raising money for research and education into conditions affecting the lymphatic system.
Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders
- Education and support, providing information on thousands of rare disorders and advocating for funding and research. Offers news, membership and contact details.
Cancer Recovery Foundation Canada
- A non-profit cancer resource and support organization. Provides survival and preventative techniques and offers cancer survival kits.
Colon Cancer Canada
- Intended to bring all the victims of colon cancer together to share ideas, feelings, hopes and resources. Features related medical news and fundraising campaigns.
Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada
- A national non-profit organization that provides information, news and support resources about the disease. Includes statistics, FAQs and events and fundraising details.
Compassion in Action
- Foundation supporting sufferers of Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia with goal of care centre. Site provides disease and foundation information, and links to resources.
Dandy-Walker Syndrome Yahoo Group
- A forum which provides support for persons affected by Dandy-Walker Syndrome.
- A voluntary, non-profit organization dedicated to creating awareness and providing support for families affected by Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB). Includes articles, news, and information about this genetic disorder.
The Eczema Society of Canada
- A resource maintained by parents of kids with eczema. Information about treatment for patients, families and their doctors.
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada
- Provides patients and families with health and lifestyle information, tips, and trends on heart disease and stroke related conditions.
Help For Headaches
- A charitable organization that offers educational and support services for headache sufferers.
Inside Rheumatoid Arthritis Canada
- Explains the symptoms, impact, and treatment options for Canadians suffering with Arthritis.
The Kidney Foundation of Canada
- Helping Canadians suffering from kidney failure and related disorders such as high blood pressure, kidney stones, diabetes and urinary tract infections
Living Well with Ashtma
- Offers background information on asthma, treatment options, and an online community
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada
- Provides information about the disease, progress in MS research, available services, details about fund raising events and donation opportunities.
Muscular Dystrophy Canada
- A national voluntary agency committed to eliminating neuromuscular disorders and alleviating the associated distress.
National ME/FM Action Network
- Details about this non-profit organization dealing with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia. Includes a downloadable newsletter, information roster, and discusses active projects.
North American Chronic Pain Association of Canada
- NACPAC is a national self-help organization dedicated to providing support to people in chronic pain, and to giving them assistance in living their lives to the fullest.
- A guide for health care professionals. The public may obtain information about particular pharmaceuticals by entering its DIN (Drug Identification Number). [English/Francais]
Parkinson Foundation of Canada
- Details on this not for profit, charitable organization that raises money through corporate sponsorships, public donations, and planned gifts to help find the cause and a cure for this disease.
Thalidomide Victims Association of Canada
- An organization of approximately 125 victims of the drug thalidomide. It provides non-monetary programs, services, and advocacy for its members.
Thyroid Foundation of Canada
- Volunteer organization promoting awareness among the general public about thyroid conditions. Member, volunteering and local information resources.
Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada
- Dedicated to helping individuals with TS and their families by distributing information, promoting local self-help and professional services, and promoting research. Offers conferences, newsletters, and a kids page where children can share stories with other TSers.
Turner's Syndrome Society
- Non-profit charitable organization that provides support services for individuals with TS and their families. Provides up-to-date medical information to families, physicians and the general public.
Wellspring Cancer Support Centres
- Network of cancer support centres providing programs, educational resources and training for cancer patients and their families.
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