Health policy and H Guide - Resources and Review

UK government initiative to provide young people and teachers with access to relevant and appropriate health information, and to link to accurate, clear and credible Web sites on a variety of health issues, as well as information about national health policies and initiatives. Four priority areas for health improvement are: Heart Disease and Stroke, Accidents, Cancer and Mental Health. Topics covered include sun safety, smoking, physical actvity, healthy eating, accidents, alcohol and mental health.
Documented information about food and nutrition, quackery, court proceedings, fraudulent practices, and practitioners. Updated by leading experts in the field.
International report considering health policy issues based on a study of 11, 13, and 15 year old children in developed countries. Adolescents' general health and wellbeing, family and peer relations, school environment, socioeconomic inequalities, exercise and leisure
time activities, eating habits, dental care, dieting, substance use, and sexual behaviour are among issues addressed. Acrobat Reader is required.
reviewed, primary source, highly selected clinical science, disease prevention and health policy information for physicians and other health professionals. Tables of contents and detailed abstracts available.
Official information from the UK Government department responsible for policy on health in England. Includes press releases, research projects, reports, papers, and access to databases of circulars and publications.
Provides statistical information that will guide actions and policies to improve the health of the American people. As the principal US health statistics agency, NCHS offers accurate, relevant, and timely data.
Tables of contents and abstracts of the bimonthly print journal analysing the politics of health care, and associated policy making. Archives are available from 1995 onwards, and author and subject indexes covering the period 1976
1995 are given.
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