Last Updated: Aug 12, 2013
- AHELP - Alaska Health Education Library Project
An electronic clearinghouse of current health promotion and health education resources that are specific to and available in Alaska. It contains information on health promotion programs, projects and materials and more.
- Alaska State Public Health Division
State agency promoting the health and quality of life of Alaskans.
- Arctic Health
Central source for information on diverse aspects of the Arctic environment and the health of northern peoples. The site gives access to evaluated health information from hundreds of local, state, national, and international agencies, as well as from professional societies and universities. The Arctic Health Publications Database, (currently more than 101,950 records), can help you find Arctic-specific articles.
- Tools for Healthcare Providers
Clinical trials, general Alaska resources for healthcare, lab values, drug information, patient information, statistics, and more.
- World Health Rankings
Life expectancy & top 50 causes of death by country.
Federally approved information in HIV/AIDS clinical research, treatment and prevention, and medical practice guidelines.
- CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Mission: monitor health, detect and investigate health problems, conduct research to enhance prevention, develop and advocate sound public health policies, implement prevention strategies, promote healthy behaviors, foster safe and healthful environments, and provide leadership and training.
- Maternal and Child Health Library (Georgetown University)
A national federally-funded resource center located at Georgetown University, the MCH Library provides materials that are free, fully searchable, and in full text. For current awareness, also subscribe to the weekly MCH Alert http://www.mchlibrary.info/alert/index.html.
- National Cancer Institute
Comprehensive cancer website including clinical trials, statistcs, and research.
- Public Health Partners
Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce is a collaboration of U.S. government agencies, public health organizations, and health sciences libraries which provides timely, convenient access to selected public health resources on the Internet.
- Association of State and territorial Health Officials
National non-profit organization dedicated to formulating and influencing sound public health policy.
- CDC Wonder
Online databases with a rich ad-hoc query system for the analysis of public health data. Reports and other query systems are also available.
- Foreign Language Health Websites
gathered by Sally Bremner, medical librarian at the Alaska Medical Library, and published in the October 2005 Newsletter.
- National Association of County and City Health Officials
National organization working to improve the health of all people and all communities by promoting national policy, developing resources and programs, seeking health equity and supporting effective local public health practice and systems.
Phone: 907.786.1870 or
1.888.997.7878 (in AK)