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Demographic and Health Surveys  Developed by the U.S. Agency for International Development, the site provides reports on 87 underdeveloped nations that discuss topics such as: household and respondent characteristics, fertility, family planning, maternal and child health, nutrition, and HIV/AIDS. 

Ethnomed  "Contains information about cultural beliefs, medical issues, and other related issues pertinent to the health care of recent immigrants to Seattle or the United States, many of whom are refugees fleeing war-torn parts of the world.”

Global Health Data Exchange (GHDx)  Comprehensive catalog of surveys, censuses, vital statistics, and other health-related data.

Global Health  Provides public health information on public health issues by region.

Kaiser Family Foundation Global Health Facts  “Global data on HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria, and more.”

Pan American Health Organization  Data and analysis on health and related sociological factors in the nations of the Americas.

World Health Organization Country Reports  Worldwide profiles of current health conditions

World Health Organization Statistical Information System  “Presents the most recent and comprehensive health data on all 193 WHO Member states.”

World Health Report  A yearly assessment of global health with statistics for each country.