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BIO 343: Immunology: National and International Health Organizations

Resources from Health Organizations

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Health Topics
  • Fact sheets plus diagnostic criteria for use by professionals
National Immunization Program
  • Offers information for consumers and health professionals
  • Concentrates on influenza
Emerging Infectious Diseases
  • A peer reviewed journal tracking and analyzing disease trends
  • This takes you to the current issue's table of contents
  • Search for your topic by using the Journal Quick Search box on the top left
MMWR Mortality and Morbidity Weekly Report
  • A weekly surveillance of the health of the United States — national statistics on illness and death from key diseases

World Health Organization (WHO)

Infectious Diseases

  • Fact sheets on diseases and links to related websites are provided here

TDR (Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases)

  • Information on "neglected infectious diseases that disproportionally affect poor and marginalized populations" — such as African trypanosomiasis, Chagas disease, Dengue, Leishmaniasis, Leprosy, and others
  • TDR Image Library — Images of researchers, patients, field settings, etc. These can be re-used for educational purposes

Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is an international public health agency with more than 100 years of experience in working to improve health and living standards of the countries of the Americas.

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