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Global Health Resources: Health Education

Locating global health education materials

Not all health/patient education materials have a global health focus. These resources provide educational materials created by global health organizations for use in the global health field.

Health Education

Global Health Curriculum Toolkit
A great collection of resources for people interested in global health curricula focusing on children's health by the Section on International Child Health.

Global Health Education Consortium (GHEC)
GHEC is a non-profit organization committed to improving the health and human rights of underserved populations worldwide and the ability of the global workforce to meet their needs through improved education and training

Health Education Program for Developing Countries
Evidence-based guidelines from WHO and UNICEF have been incorporated into this site.

Hesperian Health Guides
Hesperian Health Guides develops and distributes health materials that provide knowledge for action, and inspire action for health.

Teaching-aids At Low Cost
TALC was founded in 1965 by Professor David Morley (CBE, MD, FRCP) when he was lecturer at the Institute of Child Health, in response to many requests from overseas students for teaching equipment to use in their own countries.

Pediatric Education in Disasters Manual
The PEDs training program was developed for use in international settings, with 10 topics or modules. Eight of these modules were revised for potential use in the United 

Resources for Use in the Field

  • Hinari
    HINARI Programme set up by WHO together with major publishers, enables developing countries to gain access to one of the world's largest collections of biomedical and health literature.
  • K4Health: eToolkits
    Electronic libraries of resources on a particular health topic that are vetted and selected by technical experts. They are designed for health program managers, service providers, and policy makers
  • The Lancet Global Health Portal
    The Lancet has a commitment to improving global health, and this area gathers all our global health content in one location. Most of our global health content is free to all users, so if you have an interest in this area, spend some time browsing our content.
  • Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) Reference Books
    Books that are free online or available for purchase at low cost that useful for field work in disasters or resource poor areas.