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Community Health

Selected Health Data and Statistics Resources

Selected resources for discovering health statistics and data.

Public and Community Health Web Sites


Agency for Health Care Research and Policy (AHCPR)

American Public Health Association (APHA)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention U.S. government web site for information about health care reform, health insurance and prevention & wellness information.

Health and Medical Care Archive (HMCA) (Data Archive of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, hosted by ICPSR)

Health Information: National Library of Medicine (NLM)

Health Services Research and Public Health Information Programs (NLM/NIH)

Medical Library Association (MLA): Health Information Literacy

Minority Health

National Association of Community Health Centers

National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

National Women's Health Information Center (NWHIC)

Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce: Health Data Tools and Statistics (See the health topic pages and statisitical resources.)

Specialized Information Services: National Library of Medicine (The Division of Specialized Information Services [SIS] produces information resources on a range of topics covering toxicology, environmental health,  HIV/AIDS,  drug and consumer product information, and disaster/emergency preparedness and response.

Top 100 List: Health Web Sites You Can Trust: Consumer and Patient Health Information Section of the MLA (CAPHIS)

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

What are Health Disparities?



Boston Public Health Commission


Massachusetts Department of Public Health

State Health Departments (ASTHO: The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials)



Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)

Public Health Europe - European Commission

World Bank: Health, Nutrition and Population

World Health Organization (WHO)

Think Tanks/Policy

Health RSS Feeds and Blogs


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