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Advocate Tools

Advocate Tools





Results Canada is a grassroots advocacy group dedicated to ending extreme poverty around the world.  Their website is quite inspiring and they have a comprehensive section on advocacy tools.


Writing may be one of the most effective ways to advocate. Omar Ahmad gives a TEDtalk that focuses on the power of a handwritten letter. He even tells us how to do it!










Below are some  physician advocacy groups that may be of interest to you.  Joining these organizations and getting on their listservs can be an educational and inspirational experience and one that you are not likely to receive in the traditional medical education setting.


Canada Africa Community Health Alliance - CACHA

Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment - CAPE

Canadian Doctors for Medicare - CDM

Canadian Health Coalition - CHC

Canadian Network for International Surgery - CNIS

Dignitas International

Médecins Sans Frontières - MSF

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine - PCRM

Physicians for Global Survival- PGS

Physicians for Human Rights - PHR

Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada - PSC

Physicians for Social Responsibility - PSR

Save the Mothers

Warchild- international site - Canadian site