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Useful Links for Global Health

International Health Organizations 

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Global Health Program - Mission is to ensure that technology based health solutions are created and delivered to those who need them most.

Doctors for Global Health - A private, not-for-profit-organization promoting health, education, art and other human rights throughout the world.

Eurasia Health - A clearinghouse of freely available resources contributed, created and translated by a worldwide community of health professionals focusing on Central and Eastern Euroope.

Global Health Council - World's largest membership alliance dedicated to saving lives by improving health throughout the world.

Pan American Health Organization- An international public health agency working to improve health and living standards of the countries of the Americas.

SateLLIFE -  In countries where connectivity is out of reach, FHI 360-SATELLIFE uses technology to connect health workers to each other and to up-to-date clinical and public health content.  FHI360-SATELLIFE is a leader in responding to the information needs of health care providers in the developing world.

World Health Organization - Directing and coordinating authority fo health within the United Nations system. Responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.

World Health Report

World Health Report 

From the World Health Organization (WHO), "The World health report, first published in 1995, is WHO's leading publication. The report combines an expert assessment of global health, including statistics relating to all countries, with a focus on a specific subject. 

The main purpose of the report is to provide countries, donor agencies, international organizations and others with the information they need to help them make policy and funding decisions. The report is also offered to a wider audience, from universities, teaching hospitals and schools, to journalists and the public at large - anyone, in fact, with a professional or personal interest in international health issues."

Country Information

CIA The World Factbook  -  Country, people, and geographical information.

World Health Organization Country Information

World Health Organization - Global Health Statistics

The World Bank Country Information

Demographic & Health Surveys - World's primary information source pertaining to men, women and families living in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. Primarily funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development.

Other Resources

Center for Global Health and Economic Development Through understanding and addressing global health challenges, CGHED mobilizes and develops the Earth Institute’s global health programs to enable low-resource countries to achieve quality health systems for the poor, sustainable economic development, and the Millennium Development Goals.

Center for Disease Control and PreventionCDC increases the health security of our nation. As the nation’s health protection agency, CDC saves lives and protects people from health threats. To accomplish our mission, CDC conducts critical science and provides health information that protects our nation against expensive and dangerous health threats, and responds when these arise.

  • CDC Learning ConnectionLink. Log in. Learn. Locate learning products and resources from across the public health community to help improve your public health knowledge and skills.

Coordinating Office of Global Health - Improve health worldwide by providing leadership, coordination, and support for Centers for Disease Control's global health activities in collaboration with the CDC's global health partners.

Emerging Infections Network - Links public health professionals in the Asia Pacific through regular email bulletins and an extensive website. - Develops U.S. policy and strategy positions related to health issues.

International Health - This topic is available through the MedlinePlus website sponsored by the National Library of Medicine and National Institiutes of Health.

John Hopkins Center for Global Health - Harnesses the expertise of its dedicated health and medical professionals in the Bloomberg School of Public Health, School of Medicine and School of Nursing to address a myriad of global health challenges.

MercyCorps - merged with NetAid, a non-profit organization that works to empower young people in the U.S. to fight global poverty.

National Patient Safety Agency - improve patient safety by enabling the NHS (National Health Service, in the United Kingdom) to learn from patient safety incidents.

PharmWeb - Comprehensive international pharmaceutical information provided by professional organizations. Users may receive country-specific information via email about drug recalls or drug interactions.

ReliefWeb -  ReliefWeb is your source for timely, reliable and relevant humanitarian information and analysis.

Science and Development Network - A nonprofit organization dedicated to providing reliable and authoritative information about science and technology for the developing world.

University of California Berkeley Sheldon Margen Public Health Library - list of global and international health resources.

U.S. Global Health Policy Gateway (Kaiser Family Foundation) 

United Nations Development Programme - An organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. In 166 countries, working with them on their own solutions to global and national development challenges.

World Health News - Website covers critical public health issues from around the world. Designed to be a resource for an international audience of policy makers and journalists as well as public health researchers, practitioners, and advocates.

Related Research Guides

Global Health Research Guide

Supports ASU Tempe Campus Global Health programs

Area Studies Guides

Additional Library Guides from other universities

Libguides from other academic libraries 

Marymount University | Global Health | See tabs Websites, Videos

Northwestern | International Resources in Health

University of Washington |International Health Data & Statistics

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