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Global Health – Selected Free Guidelines and Reviews

Updated daily. Check out our Public PubMed Collection with a selection of the most recent free guidelines and review articles pertinent to Global Health.

The Lancet Planetary 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".

The Lancet Global Health

The Lancet Global Health is a new open access journal from The Lancet.

The Lancet Public Health

The Lancet Public Health is a new online-only, open access title from The Lancet.

Global Health NOW

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.

Global health NOW – 100 Objects That Shaped Public Health

"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).

United Nations – Sustainable Development Goals

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.

An Introduction to Global Health – University of Copenhagen

An Introduction to Global Health. Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) from the University of Copenhagen and Coursera.

An Introduction to Global Health – Karolinska Institutet

An Introduction to Global Health. Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) from the Karolinska Institutet and EDX.

Global Health: An Interdisciplinary Overview – University of Geneva

Global Health: An Interdisciplinary Overview. Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Global Health from the University of Geneva and Coursera.

The Lancet Global Health Portal

The Lancet is a leading medical journal for global health and has published over 100 global health series. Most articles are available upon free registration.

The Global Burden of Diseases Study

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.

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation – Global Burden of Diseases Study

Series of resources and interactive tools for tool for analyzing and comparing the Global Burden of Diseases Study over time and across countries.

Our World in Data

Our World in Data displays several research findings on global development through very interesting charts and maps.

Geneva Foundation – Free Medical Journals in International Health

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.

Geneva Foundation – Free Medical Journals in Tropical medicine, Hygiene and Travel Health

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.

The National Academies Press – Global Health

The National Academies Press publishes more than 200 books a year on a wide range of topics including books in Global Health.

The National Academies Press – Environmental Health

The National Academies Press publishes more than 200 books a year on a wide range of topics including books in Environmental Health

Towards a new Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s, and Adolescents’ Health

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.

WHO Homepage

The World Health Organization (WHO) is the United Nations specialized agency for health. TIP: You can search all WHO publications and guidelines directly in our search bar.

WHO Reproductive Health Library (RHL)

The WHO Reproductive Health Library (RHL) is a curated collection of high-quality evidence in reproductive health, published by the World Health Organization.

WHO Global Health Library

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.

WHO IRIS

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 Publications

World Health Organization's publications.

WHO Guidelines

Recommendations from the World Health Organization (WHO) that can impact upon health policies or clinical interventions.

WHO Global Health Observatory / World Health Statistics

WHO Global Health Observatory (GHO) issues statistics reports on the current situation and trends for priority health issues for the WHO Member States.

WHO Family of International Classifications

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).

WHO International Travel and Health

This World Health Organization report provides information on health risks for travelers to various destinations.

WHO Programs and Projects

World Health Organization's programs, partnerships and other projects.

WHO Africa

Clusters and Programs of the World Health Organization (WHO) in the African Region.

WHO Americas

Projects and Programs of the World Health Organization (WHO) in the Americas.

WHO South-East Asia

Programs and special initiatives of the World Health Organization (WHO) in South-East Asia.

WHO Europe

Programs of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Europe.

WHO Eastern Mediterranean

Programs of the World Health Organization (WHO) in the Eastern Mediterranean Region.

WHO Western Pacific Region

Programs and special initiatives of the World Health Organization (WHO) in the Western Pacific Region.

CIDRAP

The Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) is an outstanding resource for staying up-to-date on emerging infectious diseases.

DCP2 – Disease Control Priorities, 2nd edition

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.

DCP3 – Disease Control Priorities, 3rd Edition

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.

World Bank – Health Homepage

The World Bank Group provides financing, state-of-the-art analysis, and policy advice to help countries expand access to quality, affordable health care.

World Bank – Health Publications

World Bank Open Knowledge Repository with all Health publications.

NEJM Global Health: Addressing the Challenges to World Health

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.

CDC Global Health

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Global Health page, with details and videos on the CDC's humanitarian actions around the globe.

CDC Traveler’s Health

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.

CDC Traveler’s Health List of Destinations

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) complete list of destinations and pertinent health information for each place.

CDC 2016 Yellow Book

Comprehensive Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guide to Travel Medicine.

CDC Environmental 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.

CDC Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases

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.

CDC Emergency Preparedness & Response

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.

CDC Diseases and Conditions

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) resources on a wide range of topics with information for health professionals and the public.

TravelHealthPro

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.

The State of the World’s Antibiotics 2015

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.

BMJ Quality and Safety – Patient Safety for Global Health

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.

Medicins Sans Frontieres Publications

Medicins Sans Frontieres Reference Books.

Johns Hopkins CCGHE

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.

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