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Welcome to the Global Health Page
This page will help you with your Global Health research. Navigate through the Global Health subtabs to find Global Health books, plus information on NGO's, Global Health News, and more. There are other Global Health resources elsewhere in this Research Guide - for example, Global Health data and statistics are under Data Sources.
Global Health at TUC
Click HERE to go to TUC's Global Health track homepage.
The following free databases are supported by the World Health Organization and will help you find articles about public health in different regions of the world.
African Index Medicus (AIM)
International index to African health and biomedical information sources, including regional journals.
Index Medicus for the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region (IMEMR)
International index to health and biomedical information sources, including regional journals, from the Eastern Mediterranean Region (19 countries in Asia and North Africa).
Index Medicus for the WHO South-East Asian Region (IMSEAR)
International index to health and biomedical information sources, including regional journals, from the South-East Asian Region (11 countries including India, Indonesia, Korea, Cambodia).
Virtual Health Library (VHL)
International index to health and biomedical information sources from Latin America and the Caribbean. The VHL includes LILACS (Literature in the Health Sciences in Latin America and the Caribbean), which indexes hundreds of regional journals not included in PubMed and has a focus on public health.
Global Health Field Study
The Library has a number of books and eBooks to help you prepare for your field study in Bolivia, Ethiopia, or Cambodia. Here are just a few examples. You can search the catalog or ask a librarian for help if you'd like to find more.
WHO's 10 Global Health Issues to Track in 2021
10 Global Health Issues to Track in 2021
This link takes you to the WHO website and delves into 10 important issues in Global Health.
The 10 issues are:
-Build global solidarity for worldwide health security
-Speed up access to COVID-19 tests, medicines and vaccines
-Advance health for all
-Tackling health inequities
-Provide global leadership on science and data
-Revitalize efforts to tackle communicable diseases
-Combat drug resistance
-Prevent and treat NCDs and mental health conditions
-Build back better
-Act in solidarity