Health

NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD)

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.

Health-e online news 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.

Operational Guidelines for Ethics Committees That Review Biomedical Research

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.

WHO Tobacco Free Initiative

Various resources and data about the global fight against tobacco use.

The Informatics Review

An electronic serial for medical and information system professionals interested in the latest academic developments in clinical informatics and computing

MedPages Health Care Directory

This site provides a directory of health practitioners and organisations

Canadian Medical Association

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.

Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association

Peer-reviewed articles that assist health care professionals develop and apply medical informatics to patient care, teaching, research, and health care administration.

Drug Information Association

The Drug Information Association provides a neutral global forum for the exchange and dissemination of information on the discovery, development, evaluation, and utilization of medicines and related healthcare technologies