Friday, October 3, 2014 11:30 am– 1:00 pm
Lobby of the TMC Library – 1133 John Freeman Blvd.
Provider: United Nations
Descriptions: UNICEF is the division of the United Nations devoted to the health, welfare and human rights of children worldwide. Statistical information, treatment guidelines and policy documents are available here. The report, The State of the World's Children 2009, can be downloaded from the UNICEF website.
Keywords: child, health services, health statistics
Provider: The R.A.R.E. Project
Descriptions: This website brings together a variety of advocacy, networking, research and educational resources to help parents of children with rare diseases.
Keywords: blog, child, consumer health, disease, health services, links, networking, patient education, pediatrics, portal, syndrome
Provider: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Descriptions: The CDC presents links and resources for consumers and health professionals here. Topics include genetic counseling and testing, newborn screening, population research, genomics and more.
Keywords: child, consumer health, genomics, physician, population, public health, U.S. Government
Provider: Nemours Foundation
Descriptions: KidsHealth is the largest, most visited site on the Web providing doctor-approved health information about children from prenatal care through adolescence. Created by The Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media, KidsHealth provides accurate, up-to-date, and jargon-free health information. KidsHealth has created separate areas designed for children, teenagers and parents. Includes thousands of original in-depth features, articles, animations, games and resources developed by experts in pediatric and adolescent healthcare.
Keywords: child, consumer health, education, free, kids, wellness
Provider: Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
Descriptions: More than a hundred public health courses are listed here, with course materials: syllabi, lecture series, readings and assignments. Materials may be used and re-purposed, with the request that the user contact JHSPH to tell them how. Several courses deal with statistical methods in various sub-disciplines. The school also shares a wealth of images, mostly graphs and charts. Browse courses and materials by course, topic, collection or images.
Keywords: aging, bioterrorism, child, courseware, curriculum, disaster, disease, emergency preparedness, environmental, epidemiology, ethics, free, full text, graduate medical education, images, infectious disease, informatics, laboratory, Medicare/Medicaid, multidisciplinary, nutrition, obesity, open access, population, psychiatry, public health, statistical, toxicology