Links to Public Health SitesAgency for Healthcare Research and Quality
a state-of-the-art, evidence-based practice website that includes Outcomes and Effectiveness, Technology Assessment, Preventive Practice, and Clinical Guidelines, as well as Consumer and Patient issues, Minority Health, and Funding Opportunities.
American Public Health Association
information for public health professionals from a unique, multidisciplinary environment of professional exchange study, and action.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
the lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people
at home and abroad.
National Institutes of Health, through its National Library of Medicine, provides patients, family members and members of the public with current information about clinical research studies.
Department of Health and Human Services
the government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.
Family Violence Prevention Fund
a 501(c)-3 status nonprofit organization that works to end domestic violence and help women and children whose lives are devastated by abuse.
Federal Office of Rural Health
a HRSA office with a longstanding concern with the diverse health needs of rural minority populations.
a gateway to over 100 federal agencies and their statistics.
Food and Drug Administration
home page of the FDA.
Health Care Financing Administration
the home page for the federal agency that administers Medicare, Medicaid, and the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP).
Healthy People 2000
the historical record of the Healthy People 2000 objectives.
Healthy People 2010
national health objectives designed to identify the most significant preventable threats to health and to establish national goals to reduce these threats.
HHS Race and Health Home Page
targets six health disparities for reduction: Infant mortality, cancer management, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, HIV infection, and immunizations.
for anyone with a medical question, is a gold mine of up-to-date, quality health care information from the world’s largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health.
National Committee for Quality Assurance
includes information on HEDIS.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
links individuals to help in their area using a nationwide database that includes detailed information on domestic violence shelters, other emergency shelters, legal advocacy and assistance programs, and social service programs.
National Institute on Aging
(NIA) leads the federal effort on aging research.
National Institutes of Health
comprised of 25 separate Institutes and Centers, NIH is one of the world's foremost medical research centers and the Federal focal point for medical research in the U.S.
National Library of Medicine's Databases & Electronic Information Sources
a wide variety of resources related to the biomedical and health sciences, both past and present.
"one-stop searching" for many of the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) information resources or databases.
NLM's catalog of books, journals, and audiovisuals and access points to other medical research tools.
Office of Minority Health
dedicated to improving the health of racial and ethnic populations through the development of effective health policies and programs that help to eliminate disparities in health.