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International Diabetes Federation Diabetes Atlas

Looking for statistics on Diabetes for countries anywhere in the world? Check out the International Diabetes Federation Diabetes Atlas to select a country and receive updates on Diabetes data. http://www.diabetesatlas.org/across-the-globe.html 

NEW! Global Burden of Disease Study 2017

Please click here to read Global, regional, and national age-sex-specific mortality and life expectancy, 1950–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 published by The Lancet November 10, 2018.

Women in Global Health

“Established in 2015, Women in Global Health was founded with the values of being a movement. WGH works with other global health organizations to encourage stakeholders from governments, civil society, foundations, academia and professional associations and the private sector to achieve gender equality in global health leadership in their space of influence.” Please click link to learn more: https://www.womeningh.org/.  

The Human Diagnosis Project

“The Human Diagnosis Project (also referred to as “Human Dx” or “the Project”) is a worldwide effort created with and led by the global medical community to build an online system that maps the best steps to help any patient. By combining collective intelligence with machine learning, Human Dx intends to enable more accurate, affordable, and accessible care for all.” Learn more by clicking link https://www.humandx.org/.

*NEW* CUGH Online Research Platform

“Connecting research capacity with the needs of countries, communities, NGOs, and companies is a challenge. To address this, we have created an online platform where funded or unfunded research questions are posted.” – CUGH Please click on the link for more information and to access the research platform: https://www.cugh.org/research-questions.

NGO-approved online training for Humanitarian Workers and Volunteers. 100% Free!

To learn more about disasterready.org, please click on the following link https://www.disasterready.org/. Thank you for sharing this resource Julie Winn!

Annual report on Disaster statistics 2017

For those engaging in disaster response, this report may be of interest. Please copy and paste the following link into your browser to access: https://cred.be/sites/default/files/adsr_2017.pdf.

Kreyol Materials Available

Hesperian Health Guides has just released a Kreyol translation of A Book for Midwives and developed a brand-new booklet on Water and Sanitation. Check out these great materials! Thank you for sharing these resources Julie Winn! 

Latin America & Caribbean

For those working in Latin America and the Caribbean, I came across a great resource called Medical Service Trip http://medicalservicetrip.com/. Lots of wonderful information such as: volunteer opportunities, research activities, clinical guidelines and QuickChart EMR App.  

INCTR Palliative Care Handbook

INTERNATIONAL NETWORK FOR CANCER TREATMENT AND RESEARCH (INCTR) “INCTR is a non-profit organization whose founder members are the International Union against Cancer and the Institut Pasteur, Brussels. The goals of the organization are to assist in controlling cancer in developing countries through the development of infrastructure for cancer treatment and research. INCTR emphasizes international collaboration and works to improve communication among the wide range of professionals and volunteers working to control cancer throughout the world.” – INCTR For more information and to view the electronic version of the INCTR Palliative Care Handbook please click here.

Organizations – Find and connect with organizations working in similar geographic and medical practice areas

Click on this link https://medicaloutreach.americares.org/organizations/ to search profiles and submit a profile.  

International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11)

International Classification of Diseases 11th Revision (ICD-11): Classifying disease to map the way we live and die. Released June 2018 by World Health Organization. To learn more about ICD-11, I have posted a general information link http://www.who.int/health-topics/international-classification-of-diseases and a direct link to the document http://www.who.int/classifications/icd/en/.

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