Hotlist of interesting links

For those new to the World Wide Web, here are some possible starting points.

Yahoo has a comprehensive directory by category of popular web sites. Of special interest is the list of Web beginner's guides.

The World Wide Web FAQ contains an overview of how the World Wide Web works.


Finally, here are some sites that may be of interest to health-care workers in the developing world:

Institutions

National Institutes of Health, USA (NIH)

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides public health information for care providers and consumers, access to U.S. health statistics and documents such as MMWR and AIDS Daily Summaries:

For international public health information: World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland (WHO)

Journals

BMJ Publishing Group provides access to the BMJ and Student BMJ, information on conferences, books, and other items of health-related interest.

The British Medical Journal

The New England Journal of Medicine

Organizations/Associations

American Public Health Association (APHA)

Appropriate Health Resources and Technologies Action Group (AHRTAG)

Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)

Medical and Public Health Schools

Harvard Medical School

Harvard School of Public Health

Johns Hopkins School of Public Health Funding Opportunities The Third World Academy of Sciences

Other

Doctor's Guide to Medical Conferences & Meetings

Johns Hopkins School of Public Health Internet Resources provides a list of many public-health related resources (organizations, associations, schools of Public Health, and more) on the Internet.

SatelLife has its own home page describing its ongoing international projects.

Hotlist produced by Clara Chen.

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