All biomedical research involving human subjects has to comply with established international guidelines that require ethical and scientific review of the research, alongside informed consent. This book sets out operational guidelines for ethics committees in order to facilitate, support, and ensure quality of the ethical review of biomedical research in all countries around the world.
Various resources and data about the global fight against tobacco use.
An electronic serial for medical and information system professionals interested in the latest academic developments in clinical informatics and computing
This site provides a directory of health practitioners and organisations
Established to provide the NHS with important information on the effectiveness of treatments and the delivery and organisation of health care. CRD, by offering rigorous and systematic reviews on selected topics, a database of good quality reviews, a dissemination service and an information service, helps to promote research based practice in the NHS.
UK National Health Service health information service
Health-e is a news agency dedicated to producing news and analysis for the print and electronic media regarding regarding health policy and practice in South Africa. Our particular focus is to report on health issues affecting the poor and disadvantaged, and the implications of different health policies for our society as a whole.
Very useful web site with clinical practice guidelines, full text of Association journals and a compilation of health and medicine-related Internet sites for the use of physicians in their practice and research.
Peer-reviewed articles that assist health care professionals develop and apply medical informatics to patient care, teaching, research, and health care administration.
An online news digest from the Center for Health Communication at the Harvard School of Public Health. The site covers critical public health issues from around the world. It is designed to be a resource for an international audience of policy makers and journalists as well as public health researchers, practitioners, and advocates.