This category is comprised of associations based in Nova Scotia. The associations listed all relate to the subject of health in a direct manner, such as patient associations, medical professional associations, and medical research associations. An association is an organized group of people with a common interest or goal. In the health field associations are especially invaluable. To the general public and patients, they provide such services as education and support. To the health professional they offer research opportunities, and career support among other benefits.

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Canadian Mental Health Association - Nova Scotia Division
A voluntary organization promoting mental health, providing information, services and advocacy to members of the profession and consumers.
College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Nova Scotia
The regulatory body for the profession in the province. Overview, membership, registration, policies and news.
The College of Occupational Therapists of Nova Scotia
The governing body established by the provincial government to regulate the practice of Occupational Therapy. Lists information for registrants, the public and a registrant search.
The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia
Governing the practice of medicine in the public interest, the college displays public and member information, publications, links, registration, licensing, a newsletter, and news releases.
College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia
The regulatory body for nursing in the province, offering profession news, a newsletter, profiles of notable nurses, a resources library, and links to related nursing organizations.
Health Association Nova Scotia
A non-profit association of health agencies within the province. Lists information about the association, its services, schedule of events, publications and personnel.
Heart And Stroke Foundation
The foundation seeks prevention of death and disability from heart disease and stroke through research, education and healthy living. Describes activities, health promotion, event lists and funding.
Medical Society of Nova Scotia
The professional association representing all medical doctors in the province, offering practice opportunities, information for patients and help to locate a physician.
Midwifery Coalition of Nova Scotia
Advocates having midwifery accepted as part of the health system and covered by MSI. The site contains definitions, history of the practise, contacts for the Association of Midwives, and a request for public support.
The Nova Scotia College of Chiropractors
Regulates all chiropractors in Nova Scotia and provides information to both the public and chiropractors. Includes the objective of the association, a listing of practitioners and an introduction to chiropractic.
Nova Scotia College of Family Physicians
The advocate for family medicine, it promotes high standards of medical education and care in family practice. Lists mission, goals, news, awards, officers and contact information.
Nova Scotia College of Physiotherapists
A not-for-profit regulatory board dedicated to the self-regulation of physiotherapists in the province. The NSCP sets and enforces the educational and practice standards in the province to ensure competency. Includes policy information, and patient FAQ.
NSASW: The Nova Scotia Association of Social Workers
The professional association of social workers in the province.
Occupational Health Nurses Association of Nova Scotia
The association represents practitioners and presents news, policies, standards and resources.
The Pharmacy Association of Nova Scotia
Founded to advance the academic, scientific, professional and commercial aspects of pharmacy and its practitioners. Offers association information, membership and contact details.
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