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Public Health Portals

  • Directory of Epidemiology Societies
    American College of Epidemiology (ACE) serves the interests of its members through sponsorship of scientific meetings, publications and educational activities, recognizing outstanding contributions to the field and advocating for issues pertinent to epidemiology.
  • Europa - Public Health
    This link is the European Commission Public Health website supported by the European Union Health and Consumer Protection Directorate-General. The mission of the EU Health and Consumer Protection Directorate-General is to help make Europe's citizens healthier, safer and more confident by keeping up to date the European Union's laws on the safety of food and other products, on consumers' rights and on the protection of people's health. The Commission strives to improve public health in the European Union, to prevent human illness and diseases and to obviate sources of danger to human health. General information about the programs of the Commission appears on this site, as well as links to sites devoted to special topics such as Bioterrorism and HIV / AIDS.
  • European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control
    ECDC is a European Union agency established in 2005 with a mission to "identify, assess and communicate current and emerging threats to human health posed by infectious diseases." The site includes links to ECDC activities, publications, and health topics.
  • Martindale's Public Health Center
    This website is the creation of Jim Martindale, a former consultant to the University of California, Irvine. It is a unique collection of links to four Public Health subgroups: Journals; Public Health Atlases, Cases, Courses, Videos/Movies; Laboratory Diagnostics & Protocols; and a Public Health Overview.
  • Medical Society of the State of New York - Public Health
    The Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) is an organization of approximately 30,000 licensed physicians, medical residents, and medical students in New York State. The Public Health portal on the MSSNY page includes resources divided into six categories: Health Alerts; Disaster Preparedness; Immunization; Public Health Concerns; Health Care Disparity; and Staying Healthy.
  • National Health Policy Forum
    NHPF is a non-profit based at the George Washington University in Washington, DC. "The National Health Policy Forum seeks to inform the public policy process by helping participants-federal health policymakers in the legislative and executive branches and in congressional support agencies engage in rigorous, constructive, and respectful dialogue." NHPF produces Issue Briefs, Background Papers, and Basics reports to inform policymakers. 
  • Resources of Scholarly Societies
    This site, sponsored by the University of Waterloo Library (Ontario, Canada), is one of a set of subject pages in the Scholarly Societies Project, which facilitates access to websites of scholarly societies across the world. Links to websites of scholarly societies in Public Health (including epidemiology, infectious disease control, disease prevention, sanitation, health promotion, and environmental quality promotion) are listed on the website. The websites are assigned a "URL stability rank".
  • Population Reference Bureau
    The PRB focuses on four "core themes": Reproductive Health and Fertility; Children and Families; Population and the Environment; and Population Futures-Aging, Inequality and Poverty, Migration and Urbanization, and Gender. The PRB site has a collection of links divided into these core themes.