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WHO Mediacentre

Launched this week, the World Health Organization's (WHO) new Mediacentre provides easy, one-stop access to all the latest news, press releases, fact sheets, and multimedia content from the WHO. Apparently updated daily, the site is an easily navigated and welcome current awareness tool for keeping up to date with the organization's activities and initiatives. A keyword search engine is provided,...
Profiles in Science: The Donald Fredrickson Papers

The National Library of Medicine has recently digitized and made available the work of Donald Fredrickson (1924-2002), a notable physiologist and biomedical researcher. Visitors are encouraged to begin with the online Exhibit, which includes biographical information and short essays about Dr. Fredrickson's work, as well as a selection of digitized documents and visuals organized by subject....
World Health Organization: Health Situation in Iraq

This World Health Organization (WHO) Web site provides this authoritative source of information on the current state of public health in Iraq. The site features daily press briefings and press releases from WHO, as well as six reports on the following topics: the potential impact of the Iraqi conflict on health, emergency and humanitarian action, guidelines and standards for the control of...
Bulletin of the World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO) is well-regarded for its numerous public health studies that span the globe and its extensive publication series, which includes working papers, reports, factsheets, and its _Bulletin of the World Health Organization_(BLT). From this webpage, visitors can peruse the current issue of the Bulletin, or browse the complete run of the Bulletin all the way back to the...
World Health Organization: The Department of Gender, Women and Health

The World Health Organization's Department of Gender, Women and Health (GWH) "brings attention to the ways in which biological and social differences between women and men affect health and the steps needed to achieve health equity." On their homepage, visitors can look at the right-hand side to get quick information about upcoming events sponsored by the GWH, read their monthly update, and also...