International Resources

Academie Nationale de Medecine
(National Academy of Medicine of France - French text only) has historical archives and a dictionary of medical terms for members. They also disseminate medical science information and encourage medical research.

Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Foundation
This international association works to help children affected by AIDS. Their site includes a report on the Second International Conference on Health and Human Rights.  

The Global Polio Eradication Initiative
An initiative to make the world polio-free by 2005. 

Health and Child Survival Fellows Program
A group working to foster a cadre of field-experienced technical experts in child survival and international health. 

International Mobile Health Association
The International Mobile Health Association is dedicated to the development, enhancement, and implementation of global mobile health services that promote access to health care.

Japan Public Health Association
Public health events and information on the state of public health in Japan.

National MultiCultural Institute, an organization whose mission is to work with individuals, organizations, and communities in creating a society that is strengthened and empowered by its diversity. The site includes a global diversity search engine.

New Zealand Institute of Environmental Health, an independent, non-governmental organization representing the environmental health profession within New Zealand, provides information on its Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program, online discussion group, available publications and related links.

Pan American Journal of Public Health
A source of information on public health in North America, Latin America, and the Caribbean.

Physicians for Human Rights
Mobilizes the health professions to investigate, document and fight against health and human rights abuses worldwide. 

The Population Institute
An international nonprofit organization that seeks to reduce excessive population growth.

Program for Appropriate Technology in Health
PATH's site includes such resources as a Reproductive Health Sample Curricula Packet and the recent report, "Reproductive Health, Gender and Human Rights: A Dialogue."

Royal Society of Medicine
An organization of health professionals in the U.K.

Royal Society for the Promotion of Health
A society that promotes continuous improvement in human health through education. 

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
An organization that provides aid to children living in poverty in developing countries.

United Nations Development Program
The United Nations’ global development network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources.

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
The principal U.S. agency to extend assistance to countries recovering from disaster, trying to escape poverty, and engaging in democratic reforms.

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 

World Bank 

World Health Organization (WHO)
Check out WHO's Major Programmes, Communicable Diseases, Influenza Data, and Country Summaries.

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