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International and European Union Statistical Resources: Health

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  • Cancer Mondial
    Provides access to information on the occurrence of cancer world-wide held by the Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology at the International Agency for Research on Cancer.
  • Health for All Statistical Database (HFA-DB)
    Contains data on key health statistics for the World Health Organization’s European Region.
  • HIV/AIDS Surveillance Database 
    The HIV/AIDS Surveillance Database was developed and is maintained by the Health Studies Branch, International Programs Center, Population Division, U.S. Bureau of the Census, with funds from the U.S. Agency for International Development.
  • HNP Statistics
    HNP (Health, Nutrition, and Population) Statistics offers country data sheets showing summary indicators for health status, health determinants, and health finance. From the World Bank Group.
  • Human Mortality Database
    The HMD was created to provide detailed mortality and population data. Presently, the database contains detailed data for 17 countries. A companion project is the Human Life-Table Database, which contains data for over 30 countries. Free registration is required to view data.
  • MEASURE DHS: Demographic and Health Surveys
    MEASURE DHS assists developing countries worldwide in the collection and use of data to monitor and evaluate population, health, and nutrition programs. Demographic and health surveys provide information on family planning, maternal and child health, child survival, HIV/AIDS/STIs (sexually transmitted infections), and reproductive health.
  • Pan American Regional Core Health Data Initiative
    Includes 108 essential health indicators to quantitatively characterize the health situation of 48 countries and territories of the Region of the Americas for the period 1997-2003.
  • Tobacco Free Initiative
    From the World Health Organization. Addresses the tobacco pandemic from many angles, supporting its positions with both popular and scholarly material. Tobacco control country profiles provide updated information on tobacco production, trade, consumption, legislation, and disease burden for 196 countries and territories worldwide.
  • WHO Statistical Information System (WHOSIS)
    WHOSIS is the World Health Organization’s most extensive statistical database. Statistics viewable by topic or by country/region.