MedlinePlus is a free website that provides consumer health information for patients, families, and Health care providers. The site brings together information from the United States National Library of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), other U.S. government agencies, and health-related organizations
The Network promotes the use of evidence-based healthcare to guide well-informed decisions about health care. CCNet offers communication support and training on using evidence to enable consumers to sift through the facts and benefit from The Cochrane Collaboration's systematic reviews on evidence-based healthcare.
The Canadian Health Network (CHN) was a national, bilingual health promotion service operated by the Public Health Agency of Canada and major health organizations across Canada. It was an on-line collaborative service and includes health information providers such as national and provincial/territorial non-profit organizations, as well as universities, hospitals, libraries and community organizations. The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) is the workplace health affiliat
CNA is the national professional voice of registered nurses in Canada. A federation of 11 provincial and territorial nursing associations and colleges representing 143,843 registered nurses, CNA advances the practice and profession of nursing to improve health outcomes and strengthen Canada’s publicly funded, not-for-profit health system.
The Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO) is the professional association representing registered nurses in Ontario. It is the strong, credible voice leading the nursing profession to influence and promote healthy public policy.
Determinants of Health
"The social determinants of health are the conditions in which people are born, grow, live work and age" -- World Health Organization, Social Determinants of Health ( http://www.who.int/social_determinants/en/ )