Global health and G Guide - Resources and Review

Document discussing the social and economic impact of HIV/AIDS. Covers topics relating to awareness, risk, prevention, and treatment considering gender, human rights, and income levels according to geographical area. Available in English, French, and Spanish.
Online course designed to provide an overview on epidemiology and the Internet for medical and health related students around the world. The course consists of a series of annotated slide based lectures on topics such as disease monitoring, health economics, malaria, nutrition and global health.
Report documenting the impact of HIV / AIDS on children, the eradication of polio, prospects facing children entering the next millennium, and the burden of debt throughout the world.
World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe working for better health, healthy lifestyles, healthy environments and appropriate health care with special emphasis on the countries of central and eastern Europe (CCEE) and the newly independent states (NIS) of the former USSR. Details of projects including the Healthy Cities project and the European Network of Health Promoting Schools are available along with press releases and reports in English, French, German and Russian.
Report examining globalisation in modern society, as a result of greater interdependence between people throughout the world. Considers global progress and deprivation created by inequalities in the areas of health, education, food and nutrition, income and poverty, women, children, environment and human security. Full text is available in PDF format.
Provides access to a range of full text news articles, press releases, fact sheets, photographs, and radio and video footage released by the World Health Organization.
A postgraduate centre affiliated to the University of Liverpool. Its principal functions are research, teaching, and consultative activities. The School is extensively involved in national and international programmes to control tropical disease and to develop effective health care systems.
Basic health tips, forms, procedures, for travel within Europe and elsewhere.
Report, published in July 2000, describing methods which the WHO believe international tobacco companies have used to undermine the credibility and project work done by the organisation in tackling tobacco and health related issues.
Links to health information including: international, national, regional, local and non
governmental health organisations; global medical resources, guides to and selected full text of electronic publications; specialised home pages; listings of selected meetings; health networks; available grants and position opportunities, and a listing of selected GHN publications.
World Health Organization regional office for Latin America and the Caribbean. Offers a range of information on health in the member nations.
UNICEF document, which ranks the nations of the world in terms of their achievements in child health, nutrition, education, family planning and progress for women.
United Nations organisation which aims to encourage attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health, defined as a state of complete physical, mental and social well
being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. Numerous documents available online including the World Health Report.
Information about malaria trends, epidemiological data, geographical distribution and disease control activity. In 1997, malaria risk of varying degrees existed in 100 countries and territories and over 40% of the world population lived in areas with malaria risk.
Oral health statistics compiled by the WHO Collaborating Centre at Lund University, Sweden as part of the WHO Oral Health Country Profile Program. It can be searched by region: Africa, The Americas, Eastern Mediteranean, Europe, South East Asia, and Western Pacific or alphabetically by country.
UNICEF report concentrating on the impact and prevalence of AIDS/HIV amongst children. Contains personal commentaries, statistical profiles according to country, and an agenda for vaccination. Available in PDF format.
Data on current status and trends in population, nutrition and health for developing countries, including statistics on indicators such as infant and maternal mortality, nutritional status, vaccination coverage, contraceptive use, and population and fertility rates.
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