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The Research Guide was created specifically for Dr. Uriyoán Colón-Ramos, Sc.D., M.P.A. course on Global Food and Nutrition Public Health Problems.
Global Food and Nutrition Public Health Problems:
This course introduces the student to global food and public health nutrition
problems (food insecurity, under- and over-nutrition, micronutrient deficiencies) and what policies and
programs have been designed to address these nutrition and food challenges.
Best Places to Start
CDC: Global Health
CDC's Center for Global Health coordinates and manages the agency's resources and expertise to address global challenges such as HIV/AIDS, malaria, emergency and refugee health, non-communicable diseases, injuries, and more.
International health databases covers communicable diseases , tropical diseases , parasitic diseases, human nutrition, community and public health , and medicinal and poisonous plants.
Subset of Google Web Search that specifically searches for scholarly literature, including articles, papers, theses, books and reports. Includes full-text links and citation tools.
Clinical information tool searches extensive full-text holdings for clinical answers in journal articles, books, and videos. Searchable by keyword as well as disease, condition, theory, procedure or drug.
Kaiser Family Foundation: Global Health Facts
Select a country on the map to the left, or type in the box below. Your results will include data from all categories.
Compare up to five countries against an unlimited number of indicators.
MEASURE Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS)
MEASURE DHS supports a range of data collection options that can be tailored to fit specific monitoring and evaluation needs of host countries.
Health sciences articles including clinical, basic sciences, and public health information. Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
Interdisciplinary citation and abstract database covering more than 14,200 peer-reviewed journals, tracking cited and citing literature.
WHO: Global Health Observatory (GHO)
The Global Health Observatory theme pages provide data and analyses on global health priorities. Each theme page provides information on global situation and trends highlights, using core indicators, database views, major publications and links to relevant web pages on the theme.
Health Information @ Himmelfarb