United Nations Government Information

United Nations By Subject: Health

Document Resources

UNBISnet is the United Nations Library catalog. It has records back to 1979 and full-text to 1992.

  • Health subject search provides dozens of subheadings.

AccessUN 1944-present. This catalog provides access to current and retrospective United Nations documents and publications. It does not offer everything in full-text. Please read these quick instructions to help you find what you want.

When doing a search, select "in subjects" for your method and try these subject headings to narrow your search to this topic:

Health Care
Health Care Industry
Health Education
Health Hazards
Health Insurance
Health Personnel
Health Policy
Health Services
Heart Disease

Also, there are many other headings, such as individual diseases like cancer. You can see the other subject headings if you click on the Help button at the top of the AccessUN page and then select AccessUN Subject Terms.

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U.N. Organizations

The World Bank: Health, Nutrition & Population

The World Food Programme fights hunger throughout the world.

UNAIDS is a joint effort of several United Nations agencies to fight AIDS.

United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) has information mainly about women and AIDS.

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) contains health information specifically for children.

  • What We Do page includes links to various UNICEF health programs.

United Nations Development Programme

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is a development agency that works on poverty and health issues.

World Health Organization has its goal to helping people obtain the best health. This site has information about health throughout the world and publications.


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