Quick Health Data Online

Background Users are able to access a variety of statics related to health care diagnoses and conditions in women’s health. The Office of Women’s Health: Quick Health Data Online formerly known as the National Women’s Health Indicators Database is maintained and run by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Users are able to search specific queries and create tables and graphs which can be exported. Quick Health Data…

Gapminder

Background Users can view and manipulate charts and graphs related to the United Nations Millennium Development Goals. Gapminder is a non-profit founded in 2005 with the mission of “Fighting devastating ignorance with a fact-based worldview everyone understands.” Gapminder has a goal or promoting sustainable global development and achievement of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals. To fulfill their aim, Gapminder is currently working on: Keeping our tools’ statistical content up-to-date…

Social Indicators

Background Users can view tables or download data on the country level on topics such as: childbearing, education, health, income, and population. Social Indicators is compiled by the United Nations Statistical Division and covers a wide range of information on children, women, population, development, and social development. Indicators are provided based on the following categories: childbearing, child and elderly populations, contraceptive use, education, health, housing, education, and work. Data Notes…

Statistics and Indicators on Women and Men

Background Users can view tables or download data on topics such as: families, health, education, life expectancy and work. Statistics and Indicators on Women and Men is part of the United Nations Statistical Division. Information is provided in the following categories: population, women and men in families, health, education, work, and political decision making. Data Notes Users can view tables of the indicators of interest and are able to download…

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Users can obtain demographic, maternal and child health, and development information regarding countries with whom UNICEF works. Background UNICEF (United Nations Children Fund) is a non-governmental agency that works with governments, national and international agencies and communities to reduce the cycle of poverty in more than 150 countries and territories. UNICEF’s programs address child health and nutrition, safe water and sanitation, gender-equitable quality basic education, and the protection of children…

World Health Organization (WHO)

Users can access demographic information, strategies, reports and maps for each country. Topics include, but are not limited to: mortality, burden of disease and health systems. Background The World Health Organization (WHO) oversees the health agenda of the United Nations. The WHO provides leadership on global health issues; establishes the public health research agenda by catalyzing the generation, translation and diffusion of public health knowledge; establishes and monitors the implementation…

World’s Women Reports

Users can access data related to international women’s health as well as data on population and families, education, work, power and decision making, violence against women, poverty, and environment. Background World’s women reports are prepared by the Statistics Division of the United Nations Department for Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA). Reports are produced in five year intervals starting in 1990. A major theme in the reports is comparing women’s situation…

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…

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…

Demographic Yearbook

Background Users can access data related to wide range of health and demographic statistics which are collected and complied by the United Nations. The Demographic Yearbook is created by the United Nations Statistics Division. Users can access demographic data from a variety of countries related, but not limited to population data, birth rate, death rate, population density, age distribution in a population, gender distribution in a population, life expectancy at…