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Public Health Documents and Reports

The following is a brief selection of useful documents from the practically limitless Internet, and from other public domain sources. 

  1. World Health Organization World Health Report  
  2. World Health Organization Weekly Epidemiologic Record   
  3. World Health Organization District Team Problem Solving Guidelines (DTPS)
  4. Worldh Health Organization International Health Regulations
  5. UNICEF State of the World's Children, Annual Report   
  6. United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA) State of the World Population  
  7. World Bank Annual Report   
  8. PAHO Country Health Profiles of Latin American countries 
  9. Institute of Medicine Reports    
  10. Reports and Publications of the Surgeon General's Office, Dept. HHS 
  11. Fact Sheets and Syntheses, Agency for Healch Care Quality, US Dept. HHS
  12. Clinical Information, Agency for Healch Care Quality, USDept. HHS
  13. National Center for Health Statistics, CDC
  14. United Nations Population Division
  15. Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health Newsletter
  16. IHI On Demand (video) Presentations: Intro to Model for Improvement
  17. US Dept. HHS Reference Collections (Archives)--publications, reports, dictionaries, indices, etc. For access to current or recent reports, the search should be through the following website: http://www.hhs.gov/news/reports/index.html
  18. Statistical Resources on the Web, Lib UMich
  19. Future Generation's Community Based Sustainable Human Development PDF downloadable publications 
  20. Delta Omega's Classics of Epidemiology (Budd on Typhoid Fever, Snow on Cholera, etc.)  
  21. MSH's Health and Family Planning Manager's Toolkit (many manuals and softwares)  
  22. CDC's  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report  
  23. The Journal of Emerging Infectious Diseases   
  24. Plague and Public Health in Renaissance Europe   
  25. PHC MAP Text files for the 21 manuals in the Primary Health Care Management Advancement Program (see PHCMAP Documents) print to almost 1900 pages. Each of 9 basic modules includes: a User's Guide, a Facilitator's Guide, computer programs, and references. Most of these PHC MAP text files are available in both Wordperfect 5.1 and generic (ASCII) formats. Following this link will retrieve an index of available documents.  
    The computerized PRICOR Thesaurus is also included in this collection. 
  26. Action Alerts and Factsheets in APHA website’s section on legislative affairs and advocacy
  27. National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health's Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards 
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