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PubMed searches on Healthy People focus areas
Current PubMed searches on HP2020 focus areas.
BIOSIS Previews
Comprehensive coverage (1969-present) of international life science journal and meeting literature
CINAHL Complete
(Ebsco) Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature
Bibliomap
EPPI-Centre database of health promotion research.
Database of promoting health effectiveness reviews (DoPHER)
Coverage of systematic and non-systematic reviews of effectiveness in health promotion and public health worldwide.
EMBASE
(Elsevier) Biomedical international database with strong focus on drugs and pharmacology, medical devices, clinical medicine, and basic science relevant to clinical medicine.
Global Health Database
(CAB Direct) Bibliographic coverage of the literature in international public health.
PAIS Index
Social and public policy literature.
Scopus
Database covering journals, conference proceedings, and other literature in the sciences & social sciences. Includes citation linking and tracking.
Web of Science
Multidisciplinary database covering journals in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities, with searchable cited references.
U.S. & Global E-Newspapers
American Public Health Association (APHA)
News, & issue briefs.
EpiMonitor
Epidemiology news & professional education resources for epidemiologists.
Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce
Current public health news, topic pages in public health and public health informatics.
Podcasts in Medicine & Public Health

Data Resources

Statistics Sources: Health Sciences
UW HSL guide to sources for local, state, national and international statistics and data in the field of health sciences.
CDC Wonder
Searchable compilation of Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports, guidelines, and health data for disease and demographic groups. Includes surveillance data, Healthy People, MMWR, and other CDC publications.
EpiQMS
Interactive health statistics web site that can produce numbers, rates, graphs, charts, maps, and county profiles using various demographic variables (age, sex, race, etc.) from birth, death, cancer, and population datasets for the state and counties or regions.
National Center for Health Statistics
Wide variety of health-related statistics, including FastStats: Statistics by Topic
SMART: BRFSS City and County Data
Data of selected metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas (MMSAs) from CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)

Evidence & Guidelines

AHRQ Effective Health Care Program
The Community Guide
CDC Guide to Community Preventive Services. Systematic reviews and evidence-based recommendations.
Effective Public Health Practice Project (EPHPP)
Systematic reviews and summary statements on public health topics, from EPHPP, affiliated with McMaster University.
Evidence Informed Public Health
National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (NCCMT) of Canada
MI-INFO (Michigan Informatics for the Public Health Workforce)
Tutorials on topics such as evidence-based public health, searching public health literature, and finding health statistics.
Public Health Foundation
Evidence-Based Public Health
(EBSCO)

Finding People & Employment

Finding People in Public Health: directories from Partners , and NWCPHP .
Jobs in Public Health

Textbooks, Grey Literature

Dictionary of Public Health
(Oxford)
Grey Literature Report
NYAM Library report & catalog of new publications in health services and selected public health topics.
OpenGrey: System for Information on Grey Literature in Europe
Bibliographical references of grey literature (paper) produced in Europe.
Dissertations and Theses at UW
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global
Index to dissertations and theses from all fields of study, 1861-present, with full text available 1997-present.
NTIS search page
Search for U.S. government-sponsored research and worldwide scientific, technical and engineering business-related information. Includes Public Access National Technical Reports Library.

Emergency Response Tools

HealthMap
Global disease alert interactive map. Children's Hospital Informatics Program. Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences & Technology.
Radiation Emergency Medical Management (REMM)
U.S. HHS guidance on diagnosis & treatment for health care providers.
WISER (Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders)
Hazardous substance identification support, physical characteristics, human health information, and containment and suppression advice.