Projects Health Useful websites

Useful websites

There are a number of websites that can be used for further information and research activities for students:

globalatlas.who.int enables students to download and create their own maps showing distribution of many different diseases, from global distribution to continent and country distribution.

www.who.int/en/ gives examples of eradication programmes, as well as links to up to date information and data on global health issues.

www.who.int/whr/ - here students can download the latest World Health Report for up to date fact and figures.

www.theglobalfund.org is the website of the Global Health Fund to fight HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.

www.gsk.com can be used to find out more about the manufacturing of drugs and their distribution.

www.rbm.who.int - find out more about the Roll Back Malaria initiative and how it has been successful slowing the spread of Malaria.

www.unicef.org.uk/breakthesilence - show your support to a campaign to stop the spread of HIV and AIDS.

SOS Medical Centres gives details of medical projects throughout the developing world

www.nat.org.uk is an international policy and campaigns organisation about HIV/AIDS.

www.staying-alive.org a partnership campaign that works to promote awareness of HIV/AIDS.

Aids orphans Gives details of projects for Aids Orphans throughout Africa

abstinence: a study report on the effectiveness of abstinence-only sex education

an interesting blog interview with Robie Harris, who wrote the book "It's perfectly normal"