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View Resource Ethnomed.org

Developed to disseminate medical and cultural information on immigrant and refugee groups for health care professionals, the EthnoMed website was developed as a joint project initiated by the University of Washington Health Sciences Library and the Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. The ethnic groups covered on the site include Cambodians, Chinese, Eritrean, Hispanic, Oromo, Somali, and...

http://ethnomed.org/
View Resource WholeHealthMD.com

The healthy-living movement across the United States continues to gain steam and garner interest, and for those with a penchant for finding out more about it, WholeHealthMD.com is a good place to start. The site is "dedicated to providing the best in complementary and alternative medicine," and all of the material made available here has been reviewed and developed by board-certified doctors. The...

http://www.wholehealthmd.com/main/home.aspx
View Resource U.S. National Library of Medicine -- National Institutes of Health: Regional Medical Programs

This very comprehensive and interesting website on the Regional Medical Programs (RMP) of the 1960's and 70's was developed by the U.S. National Library of Medicine-National Institutes of Health. Of particular value to researchers is the archival database which "currently contains some 1,500 indexed and scanned documents, representing approximately 40,000 pages," and offers alphabetical,...

https://profiles.nlm.nih.gov/RM/
View Resource National Institute of Nursing Research

Located in Bethesda, Maryland, the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) is committed to supporting clinical and basic research which "establishes a scientific basis for the care of individuals across the life span." Started in 1986, the NINR has contributed to the body of knowledge surrounding such important health care issues as the treatment of chronic illnesses (such as cancer), the...

https://www.ninr.nih.gov
View Resource The World Health Report 2008

The state of the world's health is a complicated subject, and few organizations are as uniquely positioned to offer a multi-disciplinary overview of such a broad topic. The World Health Organization (WHO) is just such an organization, and in October 2008, they released their annual World Health Report. The title of this ambitious report is "Primary Health Care: Now More Than Ever". Persons...

http://www.who.int/whr/2008/en/