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June 2007

 Global Public Health Resources  Healthcare Governance, Policy and Standards
 Health Resources - United States  Health Services Administration and Practice
 Statistical Sources - United States  Health Education ~ Healthy Communities
 Statistical Sources - International  Occupational Health and Safety
 Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance  Demographics ~ World Populations
 Emergency Planning ~ Defense Preparedness  Health of Women and Families
 Environmental Health and GIS  Related Research Sources

Global Public Health Resources

Health Resources - United States
Statistical Sources - United States
Statistical Sources - International
  • WHOSIS: World Health Organization Statistical Information System
  • Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
  • OECD Global Statistics - Data from member countries on health, environment, economies, education, demographics
  • OECD Factbook 2007
  • United Nations: Global Statistics
  • Infonation - Compare current statistical data on member states of the United Nations - a unique data source
  • Globocan2002 Database - Searchable by type of cancer, by gender, by region of the world or by specific country
  • Global Health Reporting - Another excellent, current source from Kaiser Family Foundation
  • Health Education ~ Healthy Communities
    Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Epi Info (CDC)
  • EID - Emerging Infectious Diseases - Ejournal published by CDC reports on existing infectious diseases worldwide
  • From World Health Organization....Communicable Disease Surveillance & Response (CSR)
  • Disease Outbreak News and Weekly Epidemiological Record (WER)
  • Emergency Planning ~ Defense Preparedness
    Environmental Health and GIS
    Geographic Information Systems
    Healthcare Governance, Policy and Standards
    Health Services Administration and Practice
  • PHIN: Public Health Information Network
  • Connecticut Hospital Association and American Hospital Association
  • Institute for Healthcare Improvement... Institute for Hospital Improvement
  • Data About Health Care Providers & Utilization - From Kaiser Family Foundation Data About Providers
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • OSHA - Occupational Safety & Health Agency/U.S. Dept. of Labor
  • NIOSH - National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health
  • National Safety Council--Safety, Health & Environmental Resources
  • Links to MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheets)
  • Search the TOXNET database
  • Search ChemID - From the National Library of Medicine
  • Demographics ~ World Populations
  • POPLINE- The worlds largest database on reproductive health... 350,000 records on population, family planning, womens health and global health issues.  It is a free resource hosted by Johns Hopkins University
  • Virtual Library: Population & Development Studies
  • United Nations and United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
  • United Nations Population Fund
  • World Bank - Development Data & Statistics on Individual Countries
  • POPIN: United Nations Population Information Network
  • Population Reports - A free quarterly online publication which publishes data on world demographic trends.  Both POPLINE and Population Reports are provided by Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
  • PRB (Population Reference Bureau) and The Rand Institution
  • Search for State Health Score Card/Rankings from Commonwealth Fund
  • Health of Women and Families
  • International Womens' Health Coalition
  • WHO: Women's Health
  • Centre for Development and Population Activities
  • International Centre for Research on Women
  • UNIFEM: United Nations Development Fund for Women
  • EngenderHEALTH and MEDLINEPlus: Women's Health
  • National Institute for Child Health and Human Development
  • National Women's Health Information Center and Family Health International
  • CDC: Reproductive Health
  • Google Directory: Womens' Reproductive Health
  • End Violence Against Women and Safe Horizons
  • The Hotpeach Pages links to an international Inventory of Domestic Violence Service Agencies from 191 countries
  • Related Research Sources

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    UCHC Information & Education Services Librarian
    Last Updated: 6/25/07

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