Global Health References
CDC's Center for Global Health coordinates and manages the Center for Disease Control’s resources and expertise to address global challenges such as HIV/AIDS, malaria, emergency and refugee health, non-communicable diseases, injuries, and more.
The Fogarty International Center is dedicated to advancing the mission of the National Institutes of Health by supporting and facilitating global health research conducted by U.S. and international investigators, building partnerships between health research institutions in the U.S. and abroad, and training the next generation of scientists to address global health needs.
The Office of Global Affairs (OGA) is part of the HHS Office of the Secretary . OGA promotes the health and well-being of Americans and of the world’s population by advancing HHS’s global strategies and partnerships and working with USG agencies in the coordination of global health policy.
The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) is the U.S. Government initiative to help save the lives of those suffering from HIV/AIDS around the world. This historic commitment is the largest by any nation to combat a single disease internationally, and PEPFAR investments also help alleviate suffering from other diseases across the global health spectrum. PEPFAR is driven by a shared responsibility among donor and partner nations and others to make smart investments to save lives.
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria was created to increase resources available to fight three of the world's most devastating diseases. The organization directs those resources to areas of greatest need. The Global Fund focuses on performance by linking the provision of funding to the achievement of measurable and sustainable results.
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is an international public health agency that works to improve health and living standards in the Americas. It serves as the Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization as part of the United Nations system.
UNICEF works to build a world where the rights of every child are realized by influencing decision-makers, and partners at the grassroots level, turning innovative ideas into reality. UNICEF was created to work with others to overcome the obstacles that poverty, violence, disease and discrimination cause children.
The Kaiser Family Foundation's (KKF) global health gateway serves as an online clearinghouse for the latest data and information on the U.S. role in global health. These resources are designed to offer a comprehensive picture of the U.S. global health policy landscape, highlighting key issues facing policymakers, journalists, non governmental organizations, and others working in the global health arena.
World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.
International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) , established in 1863, works worldwide to provide humanitarian help for people affected by conflict and armed violence and to promote the laws that protect victims of war.
The Global Health Council is the world's largest membership alliance dedicated to saving lives by improving health throughout the world. The Council works to ensure that all who strive for improvement and equity in global health have the information and resources they need to succeed.
UNAIDS , the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS, is an innovative partnership that leads and inspires the world in achieving universal access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support .
The Institute Of Medicine’s (IOM) work in the realm of global health is aimed at advancing the health of populations worldwide. It includes, among other subjects, disease and disability in developing countries, existing and emergent threats to international health, and U.S. international health policy.
USAID's commitment to improving global health includes confronting global health challenges through improving the quality, availability, and use of essential health services. USAID's objective is to improve global health, including child , maternal , and reproductive health , and reduce abortion and disease, especially HIV/AIDS , malaria , and tuberculosis .
The Global Health Education Consortium (GHEC) is a consortium of health professionals, educators, students and institutions committed to improving the ability of the global workforce to meet the needs of underserved populations.
Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international medical humanitarian organization created by doctors and journalists that provides independent, impartial assistance in more than 60 countries to people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe, primarily due to armed conflict , epidemics , malnutrition , exclusion from health care , or natural disasters .
Doctors for Global Health (DGH) is a private, not-for-profit organization promoting health, education, art and other human rights throughout the world.
Partners in Health (PIH) delivers quality health care in poor communities, specifically combating diseases such as AIDS and TB, and addressing Global Health policy issues.
Knoema’s portal provides easy access to a massive array of data sets that can be readily used to make all kinds of graphs, especially about temporal trends in various indicators of health and other social determinants. The data comes from surveys done by many UN agencies and essentially all the nations of the world.