Alberta Caregiver College – Support of Caregivers of Older Adults provides training for the primary caregivers of older adults, often who are frail or with chronic health issues.
Screening for Life promotes early cancer detection by making breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening a priority.
Parkinson's Society of Canada provides information and resources for people living with Parkinson's Disease.
MyHealth.Alberta.ca is a province-wide online repository of health topics, tools, resources and alerts.
Motherisk has a mandate to safely treat the mother without hurting the baby and today, the program is widely recognized as the pre-eminent international centre for the study of the safety or risk of medications used during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta is an overarching institute coordinating all cardiovascular science research, education and patient care in Calgary (associated with Alberta Health Services (Calgary) and the University of Calgary).
Inform Alberta is a province-wide online directory of community, health, social, and government services across the province. Services are organized by topic and geographic area.
Health Link Alberta provides Alberta-based and physician-approved information about more than 1,000 health topics ranging from diseases to healthy living and disease prevention.
Phone: 780.408.5465 (Edmonton), Toll free 1.866.408.5465
Dietitians of Canada is a trusted source of information on food and nutrition for Canadians.
Center for Suicide Prevention provides resources for the public and health care professionals on the topic of suicide awareness.
Caring for Kids (developed by the Canadian Paediatric Society) is a website designed to provide parents with information about their child's health and well-being.
Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) is the principal body for physical activity, health and fitness research and personal training in Canada. The CSEP fosters the generation, growth, synthesis, transfer and application of the highest quality research, education and training related to exercise physiology and science.
Alzheimer Society of Canada provides support, information and education to people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, families, physicians and health-care providers.
Alberta QuitNet is an online multi-media smoking cessation tool available through Alberta Health Services.
Alberta Lung Association provides information about lung diseases such as asthma and COPD, as well as information about smoking cessation and the environment.
Birth and Babies the educational website of the Alberta Health Services Childbirth Education Program, provides information to help families receive seamless service and the most accurate and up to date information. Care is based on Canadian guidelines for the nurturing and care of pregnant women and families.
Alberta Centre for Active Living is a primary source of research and education on physical activity.
Canadian Obesity Network provides resources for the public and health professionals about obesity and weight loss management.
Canadian Mental Health Association - Alberta provides information and resources about mental health and mental illness and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness.
Hypertension Canada provides information about blood pressure and hypertensions prevention and treatment.
Canadian Diabetes Association provides information for newly diagnosed diabetics including resources about the disease and living with it.
Phone: 1.800.BANTING (226.8464)
Canadian Celiac Association is a good information source for people with Celiac Disease, including diet recommendations.
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.
Active for Life is the place where parents go to learn about how to make a difference in the health and happiness of their children.