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HS 404: Principles of Epidemiology

Use this guide to access resources for research in Health Sciences. Contact a librarian for advanced research assistance.

World Health Organization

Use the information from the WHO to find information on patterns of the disease outside of the United States. 

Note:  Not all countries report the same amount of information and not all diseases are a burden on every country.  The information you are seeking may or may not exist. 

Once you find information in WHO, repeat your search in PubMed to locate peer-reviewed journal references. 

Statistics - World Health Organization

Find statistics on a country:

  1. Go to the World Health Organization website
  2. Click on Countries in the menu bar at the top of the page
  3. Countries are listed alphabetically, scroll through the page to locate a country.

Find statistics on a health topic:

  1. Go to the World Health Organization website
  2. Click on Health Topics in the menu bar at the top of the page
  3. Health Topics are listed alphabetically, scroll through the page to locate a health topic