Health Information Portals
- Health On the Net Foundation (HON)
This website is dedicated to realizing the benefits of the Internet and related technologies in the fields of
medicine and healthcare.
Developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services together with other Federal agencies, it's a key resource for finding the best government and nonprofit health and human services information on the Internet.
- Mayo Clinic Health
This website provides a collection of health information - including articles, reports, books, interactive widgets, etc.
- Medical Breakthroughs
This website from Ivanhoe Broadcast News, Inc. highlights groundbreaking reports each week on lifesaving discoveries in the world of medicine. If offers an archive of hundreds of medical news reports in 13 categories including Children's Health.
A free medical reference in easy-to-understand language updated by medical experts.
The site includes information about diseases and treatments, a medical dictionary, a pharmacy section which included an index of medications, side effects and drug interactions, medical news including medical discoveries, new developments, treatments, and health tips.
This website for health professionals and interested consumers features thousands of full-text, peer-reviewed articles; medical news; Medline; and interactive quizzes.
- Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM)
This database is a catalog of human genes and genetic disorders authored and edited by Dr.
Victor A. McKusick and his colleagues at Johns Hopkins and elsewhere, and developed for the World Wide Web by NCBI, the National Center for Biotechnology Information. The database contains textual information, pictures, and reference information. It also contains copious links to NCBI's Entrez database
of MEDLINE articles and sequence information.
- U.S. National Library of Medicine
Topics on conditions, diseases and wellness, hospitals and physicians and drug
WebMD offers medical news, features, reference material, and online community programs.
- Health-EU Portal - European Union
The official public health portal of the European Union which includes a wide range of information and data on health-related issues and activities at both European and international level. The main objective of this thematic Portal is to provide European citizens with easy access to comprehensive information on Public Health initiatives and programmes at EU level.
- Health Education Library for People (HELP) - India
This website represents India's first Consumer Health Education Resource Center as well as one of
the world's largest consumer health libraries, as determined by the Medical Library Association, USA. It aims to empower people by providing them with the information they need to promote their health, and prevent and treat medical problems in the family in partnership with their doctor.
- HealthInsite - Australia
An Australian Government initiative, funded by the Department of Health and Ageing. It aims to improve the health of Australians by providing easy access to quality information about human health.
- Ministry of Health Library - New Zealand
Provides a comprehensive information service to the Minister of Health and Ministry staff in support of this role. The Ministry Library is open to members of the public who are researching health-related issues.
- Health Canada
Includes an overview of Health Canada and provides points of entry to many Health Canada-specific related topics.
- Aboriginal Health Portal - Canada
Includes First Nations, Inuit and Métis on-line resources, contacts, information, and government programs and services in Canada. The Aboriginal Canada Portal is a partnership between Government departments and the Aboriginal community that allows better quality service and information delivery and to the degree possible, ensures that the site continues to evolve with a user-friendly and useful manner.