Journals, Newsletters and Associations

American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH), founded in 1903, is a worldwide organization of scientists, clinicians, and program professionals whose mission is to promote global health through the prevention and control of infectious and other diseases that disproportionately afflict the global poor.

CDC coordinating office for Global Health

COGH aims to improve health worldwide by providing leadership, coordination, and support for CDC's global health activities in collaboration with CDC's global health partners.

Center for Global Development

The Center for Global Development is an independent, nonprofit policy research organization that is dedicated to reducing global poverty and inequality and to making globalization work for the poorAfrican Journals Online (AJOL)

AJOL is a collection of 360 peer-reviewed journals from 26 African countries, many of which are available for free in full-text.

Challenges and Successes in Reducing Health Disparities: Workshop Summary

This publication summarizes the Institute of Medicine's 2007 Roundtable on Health Disparities. Issues highlighted include explanations and recommendations to address life expectancy disparities in the United States.

Consortium of Universities for Global Health

CUGH provides coordination of projects and initiatives among and between resource-rich universities and less-developed nations and their institutions.

Lancet Global Health Network

A new feature created by The Lancet, this website aims to draw together international and national experts in global health to conduct inquiries, evaluate data, and ultimately, formulate recommendations. Acting almost as a "global health blog", this ongoing newsletter makes weekly highlights of The Lancet articles pertinent to global health and pinpoints interesting stories in the week.

Globalization and Health

An online journal published by BioMed Central, this site is an open access, peer-reviewed online journal that provides a platform for research, knowledge sharing and debate on the topic of globalization and its effects on health, both positive and negative. The journal is affiliated with the London School of Economics.

Global Health Reporting is a project operated by the Kaiser Family Foundation with major support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Global Health Education Consortium

GHEC is a consortium of faculty and health care educators dedicated to global health education in health professions schools and residency programs. The site includes a global health bibliography, a recently updated listed of useful websites, informational material on preparing for an overseas assignment, and the major players on the global health stage.

Global Health Council

The Global Health Council is the world's largest membership alliance dedicated to saving lives by improving health throughout the world.

Hispanic American Periodicals Index (HAPI)

The Hispanic American Periodicals Index is a source for over 275,000 journal article citations about Central America, South America, the Caribbean, Mexico, Brazil, and Hispanics/Latinos in the United States.

International Federation of Medical Students' Associations

The International Federation of Medical Students' Associations (IFMSA) is an independent, non-governmental and non-political federation of medical students' associations throughout the world.


Supercourse is a repository of lectures on global health and prevention designed to improve the teaching of prevention.

Student Lancet

This interactive student site allows students to write about global health issues, submit elective reports, read a weekly summary of what’s in The Lancet, comment on the daily blog, vote in polls, download podcasts, and use global health resources.

Students for Global Health Equity

Published by university students, the Students for Global Health Equity blog seeks to explore news and issues related to global health.

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

UNDP is the UN's global development network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life.

University Coalitions for Global Health

The University Coalitions for Global Health (UCGH) is a coalition of international health-focused organizations and individuals with a university presence.

UN Wire

UN Wire is an e-mail newsletter that delivers a daily snapshot of the myriad news stories that touch on the work of the UN, including diplomacy, humanitarian relief, addressing climate change and fighting disease and poverty.