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Alma Mata Book Club – Oxford University Press offers members of Alma Mata an exclusive 20% discount on all global health and epidemiology titles when ordering online.

Demographic & Health Surveys provide data for a wide range of monitoring and impact evaluation indicators in the areas of population, health, and nutrition.

EASE International is a health economics consultancy with a focus on developing countries and countries in transition. Provide useful links and news on Health Economics, Development, HIV/AIDS, Malaria & TB.

Eldis is an information gateway for development issues, linking to thousands of publications and news stories and websites. An good starting point for researching a topic in global health.

GapMinder, highlights global gaps in health and poverty.

The Global Fund was created to finance a dramatic turn-around in the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. These diseases kill over 6 million people each year, and the numbers are growing. Provides resources on these conditions and information on their recipients, partners and their frameworks.

Global Atlas of Helminth Infections – An open-access information resource on the distribution of soil-transmitted helminths, schistosomiasis and lymphatic filariasis.

Health Economics and HIV/AIDS Research Division Resource Centre is a unique source of socio-economic HIV/AIDS-related information at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Health for Some: Death, Disease and Disparity in a Globalizing Era: An e-book compiled by Ronald Labonte, Ted Schrecker and Amit Sen Gupta, Health for Some: Death, Disease and Disparity in a Globalizing Era is a tour through the winners and losers of health in an accelerating globalising world.

International AIDS Economics Network focuses on the economics of HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment, providing data, tools, and analysis for researchers and policymakers working to define and implement effective AIDS policy.

The International Development Research Centre has free e-books on international health and development issues available in a number of languages.

Lancet Global Health Portal gathers all the Lancet’s global health content in one location. Most of our global health content is free to all users, so if you have an interest in this area, spend some time browsing our content. World Reports and Perspectives articles are ideal for anyone who wants a personal view on a subject, and The Lancet Global Health Series, and Regional Reports and Commissions provide in-depth views for anyone seeking disease-specific or regional information.

The Leeds Health Education Database is an ongoing research project for a computer-based data-base of evaluated health education and promotion interventions in developing countries.

Millennium Development Goal Indicators

MSF Medical Press Review – a weekly round-up of global health research

Population Reference Bureau (PRB) is an excellent source of population- related data relevant to global health.  The data bank includes many tables and graphs in downloadable Powerpoint files.

The UK Consortium on AIDS and International Development is an umbrella organization of some 70 organizations, mainly nongovernmental ones, based in the UK, concerned with AIDS and development.
If you go to the ‘Our members’ link at the top, you will find the organizations listed, with further links to many of them, and descriptions of their work on AIDS.

UNAIDS, Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS contains UNAIDS documents, news reports, updates, case studies.

UNICEF Customized Statistical Tables uses data from the most recent State of the World’s Children, users can choose indicators and compare by region or country, generate tables exportable to Excel.

WorldMapper displays information in maps. World social, economic, health and other indicators are portrayed on global maps that reflect not the size of countries, but the relative size of their GDP, population, energy use, health indicators, etc.


Tropical Medicine journals/websites:


Biomedical Central: Infectious Diseases

BMJ Evidence Updates 

Emerging Infectious diseases

Lancet Infectious disease

New England Journal of Medicine : Infectious Diseases

Public Library of Science Medicine

ProMed-mail – Latest updates on infectious diseases across the world

Transactions of the RSTMH

Developments in Travel Medicine


Global Health News

Guardian: Global Development

National Public Radio: Global Health

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