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View Resource United Nations Global Statistics

This UN directory site allows users to quickly access national statistics through the official outlets of UN-member states and international statistics through dozens of UN programs and agencies as well as autonomous organizations such as the World Trade Organization and Eurostat. Data covered include, but are not limited to, health care, economics, politics, environment, and social demographics....

https://www.un.org/Depts/unsd/global.htm
View Resource globalhealth.gov

Announced last week, this new Website from the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is geared toward illuminating the connection between domestic and international health issues. The site reviews HHS's work in these areas and offers useful pointers to data resources, international travel information, reports and publications, and more. Both the general public and researchers and...

https://www.hhs.gov/about/agencies/oga/index.html
View Resource healthfinder Espanol

This site is a Spanish language edition of the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) healthfinder page (the English language version was reviewed in the April 18, 1997 Scout Report). healthfinder provides sources of selected information in Spanish and is intended to serve as a guide for pragmatic, health-related decision-making. The page opens with immediate access to sixteen pre-selected...

https://healthfinder.gov/espanol/
View Resource kaisernetwork.org: special coverage

This special site from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation brings users information about health policy in the context of the events following September 11. In particular, the site offers annotated links to Federal Government Resources, Publications and Reports, Organizations and Research Institutions, Public Opinion, State Resources, Kaiser Daily Health Policy Reports on Bioterrorism and the...

https://www.kff.org/
View Resource Epidemiological Information on Bioterrorism

"...bioterrorism thrives on public fear." Dr. Ralph R. Frerichs of the UCLA School of Public Health maintains this Web site to educate students, the public, and health professionals about the public health impact of bioterrorism. The site offers links to recent articles about the public health threat of biological weapons and information about various diseases associated with possible biological...

http://www.ph.ucla.edu/epi/bioter/bioterrorism.html
View Resource Obesity and Genomics: A Public Health Perspective

From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Office of Genetics and Disease Prevention and Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, this Web siteis a collection of information on the relationship between obesity and genetics. It offers links to a variety of sources of information, including Web resources and journal articles on the problem of obesity, the relationship between...

https://www.cdc.gov/genomics/resources/diseases/obesity/inde...
View Resource National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Travelers' Health

The swath of the earth lying between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn is home to a variety of severe endemic diseases including: malaria, dracunculiasis or Guinea-worm disease, schistolomiasis, trematode infections, onchocerciasis, leishmaniasis, denge fever, and sleeping sickness. For travelers concerned about possible exposure to both tropical and other diseases, the CDC Travel...

https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/
View Resource Medscape: Public Health and Prevention

WebMD's Medscape and the American Public Health Association (APHA) present the new Public Health and Prevention Medscape website -- "a cutting-edge resource for a variety of health professionals, offering timely information about important public health issues of the day and tools for improved practice." Users will find the latest health-related news from Reuters Health and Medscape Medical News,...

https://www.medscape.com/publichealth
View Resource Healthopedia.com

The mission of Healthopedia.com "is to be the Internet's most trusted and extensive information resource for health and medical content." The site features a Medical Encyclopedia with information about a plethora of health-related topics organized under broad categories like Diseases and Conditions, Diet and Nutrition, Surgeries and Procedures, and Injuries and Wounds. The site also contains a...

http://www.allrefer.com/
View Resource Office of the Surgeon General

The Office of the Surgeon General has rather interesting origins, as it was originally established as part of the U.S. Marine Hospital Service in 1798. By 1870, the Marine Hospital Service was reorganized as a national hospital system under the direction of the Supervising Surgeon, who was later given the title of Surgeon General. Officially, the primary mission of the Surgeon General is to...

https://www.hhs.gov/surgeongeneral/index.html
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