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Look up the most popular medical & pharmaceutical acronyms and abbreviations, and find out what they stand for.
http://www.medilexicon.com/Pharmacology
  
Created and maintained by the Integrative Medicine Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, this free Web site explains some of the conditions the agents are used to treat, adverse effects, potential drug interactions, and other details about the properties of selected herbal and botanical agents. The Web site's goal is to publish unbiased monographs that cite the scientific literature to bolster or refute the purported clinical properties of each herb or supplement.
http://www.mskcc.org/aboutherbsPharmacology
  
The ARSRC promotes informed public dialogue and opportunities for learning and advocacy on human sexuality to ensure positive changes in policies and programmes on sexuality issues in Africa.
http://www.arsrc.orgGender Issues
  
The African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative medicines (AJT-CAM), a new broad-based journal, is founded on two key tenets: To publish exciting research in all areas of applied medicinal plants, Traditional medicines, Complementary Alternative Medicines, food and agricultural technologies, and promotion of healthy use of medicinal products. Secondly, to provide the most rapid turn-around time possible for reviewing and publishing, and to disseminate the articles freely for teaching and reference purposes. All articles published in AJE are peer-reviewed. The Journal will be published thrice a year, and will be online. An independent network committed to ensuring peer-reviewed ethno-medicinal works and is permanently available online without charge or any other barriers to access.
http://www.africanethnomedicines.net/journal.phpResearch and Literature
  
The Center’s mission is to promote the well-being of Africans through policy-relevant research on population and health.
http://www.aphrc.org/Health Information and Resources
  
This internationally recognized treatment newsletter is an excellent resource for persons living with HIV/AIDS who are looking for information on new therapies. AIDS Treatment News has been published twice a month by John S. James since 1986.
http://www.thebody.com/content/art31576.htmlHIV/ AIDS
  
AIDSMap is produced by NAM in collaboration with the British HIV Association and the International HIV/AIDS Alliance. Initial funding was generously provided by St Stephen's AIDS Trust. NAM exists to support the fight against AIDS with independent, accurate, accessible and comprehensive information. NAM aims to create and disseminate information resources rooted in the experiences of those most affected, enabling individuals and communities to take action and control in responding to HIV and AIDS.
http://www.aidsmap.comHIV/ AIDS
  
All the Virology on the WWW seeks to be the best single site for Virology information on the Internet. It is a collection of all the virology related Web sites that might be of interest to fellow virologists, and others interested in learning more about viruses. Additionally, they have created an index to virus pictures on the web, The Big Picture Book of Viruses, which also functions as a resource for viral taxonomy. A collection of some of the best Online Virology and Microbiology Course Notes available can also be found here.
http://www.virology.net/Virology
  
Wide range of peer-reviewed information on allergies
http://www.allergysa.orgEpidemiology
  
The Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics is a non-profit, international organization solely dedicated to preserving the power of antibiotics. Founded in 1981, APUA conducts educational, research and international networking activities to promote more appropriate use of antibiotics around the world.
http://www.apua.orgPharmacology
  
AMEDEO’s core components include weekly emails with bibliographic lists about new scientific publications, personal Web pages for one-time download of available abstracts, and an overview of the medical literature published in relevant journals over the past 12 to 24 months. All these new information resources are free of charge.
http://www.amedeo.com/Research and Literature
  
Advancing Health Care Through Information Technology Includes the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA)
http://www.amia.orgInformatics and Telematics
  
Resource for public health professionals - disease prevention and health promotion.
http://www.apha.orgEpidemiology
  
Practice information including the American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy
http://www.ashp.orgPharmacology
  
AMREF's mission, in partnership with communities, governments and donors, is to improve health care for the underserved in Africa through service delivery, training and research.
http://www.amref.orgGlobal Health and Development
  
W3C Recommendations
http://www.xml.com/axml/axml.htmlInformatics and Telematics
  
The Apache Software Foundation, a nonprofit organization that builds free Web technology, is now turning its attention to Extensible Markup Language
http://news.cnet.com/2100-1001-232598.html&tag=st.ne.1002.thed.1003-200-431504Informatics and Telematics
  
There are many situations where a classification system (not just an identification system) for medicines is needed. The problem is the lack of an international standard. The Anatomical, Therapeutic Chemical drug classification system is developed and maintained by the WHO collaborating Centre of Drug Statistics Methodology, Norway. It is a hierarchical, 5-level system, where the fifth level is the chemical substance. More about the ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical) system can be found at the home page of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Drug Statistics Methodology.
http://www.whocc.no/atcddd/Pharmacology
  
Bellanet is an international initiative working with the development community to increase collaboration. We support partnerships by providing advice and assistance on more effective use of information and communication technologies (ICTs).
http://www.bellanet.orgInformatics and Telematics
  
The Internet is replete with resources available to those with an interest in bioEthics including education, research involving human participants and animals, medical and health care ethics, and the implications of applied genetics and biotechnology. This website contains a broad collage of annotated web links, and while this list is comprehensive, it is not totally inclusive. The listed resources provide background information and various positions on issues in bioEthics . Where possible, we have linked directly to those positions.
http://www.nih.gov/sigs/bioEthics & Ethics & Governance/Research and Literature
  
The biohealthmatics.com site is brought to you by HealthMatics LTD, a health informatics consulting company based in the United Kingdom. An online directory provides links to biohealth informatics resources and the knowledge center provides an introduction to those who have little or no knowledge about biohealth informatics.
http://www.biohealthmatics.comInformatics and Telematics
  
Serving medical scheme members’ is the motto which guides the manner in which the Board of Healthcare Funders of Southern Africa fulfils its function of representative body to the Funding industry.
http://www.bhfglobal.comFunding
  
The Botshabelo Project is being developed in Midrand by Covenant Life Church with the help of many concerned individuals and companies. Botshabelo is a Tswana word which means 'place to run to' and the Botshabelo Project is a multi-sectoral project addressing the needs of orphans (or abandoned babies), abused women and economically disadvantaged people. The church opened a Home for Abandoned Babies in March 2000 and has recently opened a Shelter for Abused Women and their children. The Food Gardens project has been operational since May 1999 and has provided trainees with the necessary organic food garden and business skills to run their own food garden businesses. Social upliftment and economic development are the core goals of these projects initiated by Botshabelo.
http://www.botshabelo.co.za/Adolescent and Child Health
  
A useful source of reliable drug information. BNF39 is the latest updated version available.
http://www.bnf.orgPharmacology
  
This monthly journal includes a variety of reports, reviews, controversies, perspectives, and news from the frontlines of public health. New features in 2001 include state-of-the-art reviews on clinical problems and Health Policy issues, expanded coverage of international news from reporters around the globe, updates on the initiatives and views of WHO, and interviews with leading figures in public health.
http://www.who.int/bulletin/News Media
  
Offers readers business, political, and labour news
http://www.businessday.co.zaNews Media
  
Mobi-site. B-Wise is a product of South Africa's National Department of Health in partnership with PEPFAR to promote health among adolescents and young people in South Africa.
https://bwisehealth.com/Adolescent and Child Health
  
Calculator.org is a collection of resources related to calculators.
http://www.calculator.org/Informatics and Telematics
  
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.
http://www.cma.ca/Training and Development
  
A service of the National Cancer Institute - comprehensive information on cancer.
http://cancernet.nci.nih.gov/Research and Literature
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