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Global Health web resources


Finding journal articles and reviews
Search Medline, Embase, Web of Knowledge 
Search LILACS - database of more than 670 medical journals in Latin America & Caribbean, most of which are not indexed in Medline. 
Evidence Based Healthcare webpage

Health & statistics
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US)
Europa - European Union information portal
Eurostat - EU statistics portal
OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OECD iLibrary - statistics and data on health and economics

United Nations 

World Health Organization
WHO Global Health Library - search across Medline and WHO global and regional indexes
WHO World Health Report
WHO Global Health Observatory - epidemiology and statistics
WHO Link pages to national healthcare bodies in each country
WHO Library Database - indexes WHO's journals, technical reports, governmental and non-governmental health agency material

Public Health area at the Martindale Center
NICE (NHS) - Public Health 

Global Health Toolkit from the Health Sciences Library, University of Washington


Subject specific
POPLINE - publications and resources relating to family planning and reproductive health
AIDSinfo - information, guidelines, clinical trials on HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention and research from the US National Institutes of Health
Social Care Online - for social work and social care. Research briefings, legislation, reports, government documents and more from the UK's Social Care Institute for Excellence


Medical associations and organisations worldwide - links to Middle Eastern associations
Federation of Islamic Medical Associations
International Committee for the Red Cross 
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Malaysian Medical Association
Médecins Sans Frontières
Den norske Legeforening
World Federation for Medical Education
World Medical Association - directory of member associations
Worldwide hospital search at MediLexicon


Suggested sites are welcome - please email Paul Murphy 

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