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Child Survival Campaign
The Pan American Health and Education Foundation offers an opportunity for your involvement in improving children's health in the Americas through its Child Survival Campaign. Prevention of many childhood diseases can be achieved with your help.

Worm Busters Campaign
Learn more about parasitic worm control in the Americas and how you can help children thrive and give them a chance to lead healthier, more productive lives.

Pan American Health Organization
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) was established in 1902 and is the world's oldest public health organization. PAHO works with all the countries of the Americas to improve the health and the quality of life of people of the Americas. It serves as the Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization (WHO).

PAHO Director's Corner

Caribbean Epidemiology Center (CAREC)
A PAHO/WHO Collaboration Center

Caribbean Food and Nutrition Institute (CFNI)
A PAHO/WHO Collaboration Center

Latin American and Caribbean Center on Health Sciences Information (BIREME)
A PAHO/WHO Collaboration Center

Latin American Center for Perinatology and Human Development (CLAP)
A PAHO/WHO Collaboration Center

Catalog of Publications in the context of the continuum of care of women’s health, maternal-newborn-child health
A collaborative effort between the Child and Adolescent Unit (CA) and the Latin American Center for Perinatology and Human Development (CLAP)

PAHO/WHO Country Offices
A list of regional PAHO/WHO offices

Pan American Center for Sanitary Engineering and Environmental Sciences (CEPIS)
A PAHO/WHO Collaboration Center

Pan American Foot-and-Mouth Disease Center (PANAFTOSA)
A PAHO/WHO Collaboration Center

Regional Program on Bioethics
A PAHO/WHO Collaboration Center

Journal of Infection in Developing Countries (JIDC)
A journal of infectious disease and public health in developing countries.

Interdisciplinary Center of Studies in Bioethics (CIEB) University of Chile

International Planned Parenthood Federation Western Hemisphere Region
Improve the quality of life of individuals by campaigning for sexual and reproductive health and rights through advocacy and services, especially for poor and vulnerable people. Defend the right of all young people to enjoy their sexual lives free from ill-health, unwanted pregnancy, violence and discrimination. Support a woman’s right to choose to terminate her pregnancy legally and safely. Strive to eliminate sexually transmitted infections and to eradicate HIV/AIDS.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recognized as the lead federal US agency for protecting the health and safety of people - at home and abroad, providing credible information to enhance health decisions, and promoting health through strong partnerships.

Rx for Survival
Co-produced by WGBH and Vulcan Productions, Inc., a 6-hour series Rx for Survival—A Global Health Challenge will premiere on PBS November 1-3. The broadcast seeks to raise awareness about global health. An accompanying impact campaign, Rx for Child Survival, offers viewers in the United States positive ways to respond to what they learn and to get involved. The Pan American Health and Education Foundation offers an opportunity for your involvement in improving children's health in the Americas through its Child Survival Campaign. Learn about it at www.childsurvivalcampaign.org

National Library of Medicine’s MEDLINE database

Tutorial for Searching MEDLINE
This tutorial helps people learn to search MEDLINE the National Library of Medicine's (NLM™) journal literature search system.

Ministries of Health in the Americas

World Health Organization (WHO)
The World Health Organization is the United Nations specialized agency for health. It was established on 7 April 1948. Its objective is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health.

World Health Report
This annual report combines an expert assessment of global health, including statistics relating to all countries, with a focus on a specific subject.

John E. Fogarty International Center for Advanced Study in the Health Sciences
The John E. Fogarty International Center for Advanced Study in the Health Sciences is the international component of the National Institutes of Health. It supports and advances the NIH mission through international partnerships and addresses global health challenges through innovative and collaborative research and training programs. NIH is an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Bioline International
Hosts a number of medical journals that are free to all.

HealthWrights Publications
International primary health care books available, including Where There Is No Doctor.

Reproductive Health Outlook
RHO is largely for reproductive health program managers and decision-makers working in developing countries and low-resource settings. Itprovides in-depth information on 14 reproductive health topics.

Peace and Collaborative Development Network
A professional networking site that fosters dialogue and sharing of resources in international development, conflict resolution, gender mainstreaming, human rights, social entrepreneurship, and related fields.

Guatemalan Association of Cardiology
 A nonprofit organization that brings together specialists in cardiovascular medicine in Guatemala.

The Center for Advanced Development Projects (CEDEPAP)
A non-profit association founded by researchers from various health institutions.

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