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  • Health Sciences Online - a search engine focused on authoritative, educational materials; sponsored in part by UBC.
  • UBC READ Portal - "research, evidence and analysis for healthcare decision-makers."
  • Amedeo: the Medical Literature Guide
  • MD Express
  • Virtual Hospital
  • Evidence Network - a Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Manitoba Health Research Council project to "make the latest evidence on controversial health policy issues available to the media"
  • Women Downtown Eastside - Vancouver
    "... the website was primarily intended as an interface between the DTES and the general and academic public. We hope to encourage a deeper and more personal understanding of this vibrant yet troubled community, including the threats it faces from gentrification. Through this website, we aim to contribute to a better understanding of this special neighborhood and of the experience of poverty, poor living conditions and drug addiction familiar to so many, and encourage a pondering of equitable solutions." [Dr. Jaqqueline Levitin]