Posts Tagged: Public Health

HINARI Training June 2nd: RSVP for free Global Health Information Training Session

The Woodruff Health Sciences Center (WHSC) Library is hosting a free training session developed to help health workers in low and middle income countries access high-quality biomedical and health literature. Participants will gain skills to access and utilize HINARI information resources and learn ways to promote awareness and use of HINARI information resources. HINARI is a program developed…

HUD data now linked to CDC data

In an effort to explore the relationship between housing and health, the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has linked administrative data from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) with the National Health Interview Study (NHIS) as well as the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey(NHNES). For more information on this new source…

GIDEON: Diagnosing and tracking infectious diseases

GIDEON (Global Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology Network) is a global infectious disease knowledge management tool.  Continuously updated information includes: Clinical Build a differential diagnosis based on travel history, symptoms, and laboratory data Review a summary of clinical disease information, including incubation period, diagnostic tests, typical therapy View country-specific travel information View information on anti-infective drugs…

Control of Communicable Diseases Manual available through Unbound Medicine

The latest edition of the Control of Communicable Diseases Manual is now available in Unbound Medicine. In addition to the manual, Unbound Medicine “includes citations, abstracts, and full-text links from the latest issues of journals such as the American Journal of Public Health and Bulletin of the World Health Organization along with news feeds from…

Temporarily Limited Access to Specialized Software Lab

The Specialized Software Lab in the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library will temporarily have only one computer available for use. The dual-boot Mac features access to Lynda.com tutorials, as well as SPSS, R and R Studio, FileMaker, Keynote, EndNote 6 and the Microsoft Office Suite. The 3 remaining PCs which contained our Geospatial and Qualitative…

Thesis Literature Review Sessions

Public Health students seeking assistance with thesis literature reviews are encouraged to attend one of the scheduled “Thesis Literature Review” sessions offered by the Health Sciences Center Library in January.  Sessions will be held at noon in the WHSC Library January 9th, 23rd, and 29th. To register for a session go visit the workshops page…