Updated daily. Check out our Public PubMed Collection with a selection of the most recent free guidelines and review articles pertinent to Global Health.
This new open access journal "will join The Lancet Public Health and The Lancet Global Health to provide a third pillar in an open-access programme covering the interplay between health and the determinants of health in our living and physical world".
Global Health NOW (GHN) is an initiative of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and it is a key forum for news and information for the global health community. The newsletter is very interesting and brings daily information on the subject.
"From the Obscure to the Everyday, These Objects Tell the Story". Very interesting compilation with 100 objects that have made their mark on public health (for better or worse).
Set of goals developed by the United Nations to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda.
Global Health: An Interdisciplinary Overview. Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Global Health from the University of Geneva and Coursera.
The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study (GBD) is the largest and most comprehensive effort to date to measure epidemiological levels and trends worldwide.
Series of resources and interactive tools for tool for analyzing and comparing the Global Burden of Diseases Study over time and across countries.
The Geneva Foundation is an amazingly well organized directory of links organized by diseases and conditions mostly on gynecology and obstetrics. There is also an excellent link directory on free medical journals in all specialties, including International Health journals.
The Geneva Foundation is an amazingly well organized directory of links organized by diseases and conditions mostly on gynecology and obstetrics. There is also an excellent link directory on free medical journals in all specialties, including Tropical medicine, Hygiene and Travel Health journals.
In a special supplement published by The BMJ with 15 papers and co-authored by the World Health Organization, public experts from around the globe highlight the critical actions that will have the greatest impact on the health of women, children and adolescents in low and middle-income countries.
The objective of the Global Health Library (GHL) is to increase access to information and scientific evidence on health, particularly in developing regions. It provides worldwide access to biomedical and public health literature from global and regional resources on a central search platform. TIP: You can search WHO Global Health Library directly in our search bar.
The Institutional Repository for Information Sharing (IRIS) is the digital library of WHO’s published material and technical information produced since 1948. Its content is freely accessible and searchable in the six official languages (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish). TIP: You can search all WHO IRIS publications directly in our search bar.
WHO Global Health Observatory (GHO) issues statistics reports on the current situation and trends for priority health issues for the WHO Member States.
The WHO produces international classifications on health so that governments, providers and consumers can use a common language. The main documents are: 1) International Classification of Diseases (ICD); 2) International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF); and 3) International Classification of Health Interventions (ICHI).
Published in 2006 by the World Bank, this extensive 1440-page report is the main resource from The Disease Control Priorities Project (DCPP) and provides a complete reference for global health and health care.
The Disease Control Priorities Project (DCPP) examines priority conditions in low-and middle-income developing countries and assesses their public health significance and the cost-effectiveness of preventive and patient management interventions. The volumes on: 1) Cancer; 2) Essential Surgery; 3) Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health; and 4) Mental, Neurological, and Substance Use Disorders - are already available for free download, the other volumes will be published in a near future.
The New England Journal of Medicine provides a free collection of landmark articles on population health around the world, including a new series of global health review articles as well as perspective and research articles.
Excellent resource from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with practical information such as vaccine recommendations and other precautions pertinent to the traveler's health.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Environmental Health page provides Information on a vast range of topics such as air pollution, environmental chemicals, radiation, pesticides, tobacco use and more.
This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) division aims to improve public health nationally and internationally through the prevention and control of disease, disability, and death caused by foodborne, waterborne, and environmentally transmitted infections, and provides a series of resources for health professionals and the public.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Emergency Preparedness and Response website is CDC's primary source of information and resources for preparing for and responding to public health emergencies.
TravelHealthPro aims to improve the quality of travel health advice given by GP practices, travel clinics, pharmacies and other healthcare providers, and provide up-to-date and reliable information for the traveler, travel industry and national government. It is commissioned by Public Health England and hosted by University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Centre for Disease Dynamics, Economics and Policy - The State of the World's Antibiotics 2015 highlights the growth of antimicrobial resistance over the past years, its causes and what strategies can help countries manage the problem.
Patient safety for global health: developing safe, effective and accessible technologies is a free supplement from BMJ Quality and Safety aiming to identify and clarify the role and objectives of technology in improving patient safety across the world, and establish future priorities in research, education and implementation for patient safety.
The Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE) supports clinical care and research training in resource-limited communities, offering online courses and resources on HIV, tuberculosis, STIs, vaccinations and more.