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African Union
The African Union (abbreviated AU in English, and UA in its other official languages) is an intergovernmental organization consisting of 53 African states. Established on 9 July 2002, the AU was formed as a successor to the Organi...
The Kidney Foundation of Canada
The national, volunteer organization aims to improve health and quality of life of kidney disease patients. It provides information about kidney health, diseases and treatments; funds research; provides services for kidney patient...
World Health Organization
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, art...

Sources Select Resources

Anti-Vaccination Fever
The Shot Hurt Around the World
Hoyt, William John, Jr.
Article
2004
Skeptical Inquirer
Sensationalist media, religious fanatics, and alternative medical practitioners fanned the fires created by questionable research to spawn worldwide epidemics of a disease that has almost been forgott...
One latrine at a time
Liberia's president is unusually frank as she agrees that toilets are fundamental to creating a healthier country
George, Rose
Article
2012
The Guardian
Diarrhoea kills more children than HIV/Aids, tuberculosis and malaria combined – and its main cause is food and water contaminated with human waste. Liberia's president is trying to change all that. ...
Preventive medicine
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Preventive medicine or preventive care refers to measures taken to prevent diseases, rather than curing them or treating their symptoms.

Sources Bookshelf

Betrayal of Trust
The Collapse of Global Public Health
Garrett, Laurie
Book
2000
The story of recent failings of public health systems across the globe.

Government Ministries & Agencies

Health Canada
Health Canada is the Federal department responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health, while respecting individual choices and circumstances.


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