Global Health Atlas

Background Users can view statistics and generate cross-country comparisons pertaining to infectious diseases and health indicators in 193 WHO member states. The Global Health Atlas is a database maintained by the World Health Organization (WHO) that provides information regarding infectious diseases in WHO member states. Health conditions include: malaria, HIV/AIDS, cholera, STIs, meningitis, and polio, among others. Data Notes Users can generate statistics regarding infectious diseases and health systems indicators…

Gender Info

Background Users can access data related to international gender issues including but not limited to data on population, families, health, education, work, and political participation. Gender Info 2007 is maintained by the United Nations Statistic Division in collaboration with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). Gender Info has been adapted by DevInfo technology and presents up to date country level data. Data Notes…

Global Health Facts

Background Users can customize how data on a number of health indicators are presented, and the resulting tables, charts, and maps can be downloaded. Entire datasets are also available to download. Global Health Facts is a Kaiser Family Foundation website that provides global health data on the following topics: HIV/ AIDS; TB; Malaria; Other conditions, diseases and risk indicators; Programs, funding and financing; Health workforce and capacity; Demography and population;…

Trust for America’s Health

Background Users can look at state level data related to a variety of public health topics including but not limited to obesity, cancer, AIDS, tobacco, preterm birth, sexually transmitted infections, insurance coverage, key public health indicators, public health preparedness, and public health funding indicators. The State Health Facts are maintained by the Trust for America’s Health. The Trust for America’s Health is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to protecting the…

Global Health Observatory (GHO)

Background Users can find data on a range of global health topics like mortality, the burden of disease, infectious diseases, risk factors and health expenditures. The Global Health Observatory (GHO) database is the World Health Organization’s main health statistics repository. Data is available for 193 World Health Organization member states on topics including but not limited to: Health related millennium goals, mortality, immunization, nutrition, infectious disease, non- communicable disease, tobacco…

Women’s Health USA 2002-2012

Background Users are able to access data related to a wide range of women’s health issues in the United State of America. The Women’s Health USA  website has been produced as an online version of the annual data book, most recently, Women’s Health USA 2012, published by The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration. Women’s Health USA is a collection of current and historical data…

Global School-based Student Health Survey (GSHS)

Background Users can view and download data regarding youth health behaviors and risk factors from a variety of countries (including the United States). The Global School-based Student Health Survey is developed by the World Health Organization (WHO), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), UNICEF, UNAIDS and UNESCO. The survey is conducted in schools around the world and looks at the health behaviors of students. The information is used…

HIV/AIDS Statistics and Surveillance

Users can access population data related to the screening, prevalence, and incidence of HIV and AIDS in the United States. Background The HIV/AIDS Statistics and Surveillance data is maintained by the Centers for Disease Control. Annual reports, fact sheets, slide sets, and basic statistics are available in a variety of formats. Fact sheets are available for a variety of subgroups including but not limited to examining HIV prevalence among different…

HIVnet

Users can customize data to gather information on the health care use of people living with HIV. Background HIVnet is an interactive data tool from the HIV Research Network at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. It provides researchers, policy makers and public health practitioners with information regarding the health care use of people with HIV. HIVnet focuses on outpatient and inpatient care patterns in large HIV health practices.…

Indian Health Service

Users can download reports and fact sheets regarding the health of American Indians and Alaskan Natives. Background The Indian Health Service, of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), addresses the health of American Indians and Alaskan Natives. This website contains reports regarding health issues such as cancer, tobacco use, vaccine-preventable diseases, sexually transmitted diseases, and behavioral health. Database Capabilities Users can download fact sheets regarding various health topics…