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Our blog sets out how to interpret data on deaths related to COVID-19 in England, and the differences between key sources of information.

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Towards a greener NHS?

22 April 2020

Tom Hardie explores health implications of climate change and explores how NHS can work towards net…

Making messages work

We explore the research literature underpinning the communications principles to help public health…

Our latest publications and long reads

Feeling the strain

March 2020

An analysis of the 2019 Commonwealth Fund survey data and what it says about general practice in the…

The Health Foundation is an independent charity committed to bringing about better health and health care for people in the UK

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Coronavirus declared global health emergency by WHO

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Media captionDr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus: “We must all act together now to limit further spread”

The new coronavirus has been declared a global emergency by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread outside China.

“The main reason for this declaration is not what is happening in China but what is happening in other countries,” said WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.

The concern is that it could spread to countries with weaker health systems.

Meanwhile, the US has told its citizens not to travel to China.

The state department issued a level four warning – having previously urged Americans to “reconsider” travel to China – and said any citizens in China “should consider departing using commercial means”.

China has said it will send charter plans to bring back Hubei province residents who are overseas “as soon as possible”.

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Find The Right Care | Healthgrades

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See All Conditions:

Diagnosis, treatment and coping tips.

Take a Health Test

Take a Health Test:

Evaluate symptoms and assess your health.

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The International Network of Agencies for Health Technology Assessment

Health care decision making requires the right evidence at the right time.  Every day there are new health technologies available that can improve patient outcomes and refine health system efficiency.   Health technology assessment (HTA) is a tool to review technologies and provide evidence of the value these technologies can deliver to patients and their families, health system stakeholders, and to society more broadly.

INAHTA is a network of 51 HTA agencies that support health system decision making that affects over 1 billion people in 32 countries around the globe. With more than 2,100 staff and consultants working in the INAHTA network, there are clear benefits to connecting these agencies together to cooperate and share information about producing and disseminating HTA reports for evidence based decision making.

INAHTA serves this purpose.

What is Health Technology Assessment (HTA)?

HTA is the systematic evaluation

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Public Health Unit Locations – Public Health Units – Health Services in Your Community

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Erie St. Clair

Chatham-Kent Health Unit
P.O. Box 1136

435 Grand Avenue West

Chatham, ON   N7M 5L8

Tel  : 519-352-7270
Fax : 519-352-2166

Website : ckphu.com

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Lambton Public Health

160 Exmouth Street

Point Edward, ON   N7T 7Z6

Tel : 519-383-8331

Toll : 1-800-667-1839
Fax : 519-383-7092

Website : www.lambtonhealth.on.ca

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Windsor-Essex County Health Unit

1005 Ouellette Avenue

Windsor, ON   N9A 4J8

Tel  : 519-258-2146
Fax : 519-258-6003

Website : www.wechu.org

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South West

Middlesex-London Health Unit

50 King Street

London, ON   N6A 5L7

Tel : 519-663-5317
Fax : 519-663-9581

Website : www.healthunit.com

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Grey Bruce Health Unit

101 17th Street East

Owen Sound, ON   N4K 0A5

Tel  : 519-376-9420

Toll : 1-800-263-3456


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Indigenous Health | Queensland Health

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The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Unit acknowledges and pays respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and to the Traditional Owners/Custodians and Elders both past and present, on whose lands we provide health services to all Queenslanders.

The role of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Branch in Queensland Health is to:

  • Improve health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders by providing leadership, high-level advice and direction on effective and appropriate policies and services in mainstream and in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander specific program areas across Government.
  • Strategically influence and engage in key decision making and priority setting across Queensland Health to ensure a consistent approach and accountability through:
  • Work with all stakeholders to develop effective monitoring, evaluation and reporting processes in relation to improving health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders.
  • Lead the implementation of the Queensland Health Aboriginal and
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Bee Health

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Community goal

Our goal is to facilitate knowledge transfer of sustainable, bee health management practices to secure continued pollination of our natural and agricultural plant communities.

Community materials

Who we are

This knowledge comes from experts involved in the USDA-ARS Areawide Program for Improving Honey Bee Health, the USDA-NIFA Coordinated Agricultural Project (CAP) for Sustainable Solutions to Problems Affecting Health of Managed Bees, the USDA-NIFA CAP, Bee Informed Partnership and many other individual bee experts and programs that have experienced, tested strategies and new research to share with the public.

Learn more about our funded collaborators

How did the Bee Health community begin?

In response to high death rates of bee colonies in the winters of 2006-2008 and the emergence of Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), researchers and extension specialists pooled their resources to engage this new challenge. The phenomenon of CCD coincided with the 2006 release of the National Research

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Centre for Health Evaluation & Outcome Sciences

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CHEOS: Centre for Health Evaluation & Outcome SciencesCHEOS: Centre for Health Evaluation & Outcome Sciences – Health research in the heart of Vancouver

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OECD Health Statistics 2019 – OECD

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The online database OECD Health Statistics 2019 has been updated on November 15


The OECD Health Database offers the most comprehensive source of comparable statistics on health and health systems across OECD countries. It is an essential tool to carry out comparative analyses and draw lessons from international comparisons of diverse health systems.


Access all datasets in the 2019 online database

Need help? Read the user’s guide on how to create tables in OECD.Stat

Frequently Requested Data


A selection of key indicators in Excel, from the online database, updated on 15 November 2019

Key Results and Forthcoming Data


  • Since 2009, average health spending as a share of GDP has remained relatively stable across the OECD at around 8.8%, as growth in health spending has remained in line with overall economic growth since the economic crisis.
  • At 17.1%, the
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Suicide Prevention – Mental Health

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Attention A T users. To access the menus on this page please perform the following steps.

1. Please switch auto forms mode to off.

2. Hit enter to expand a main menu option (Health, Benefits, etc).

3. To enter and activate the submenu links, hit the down arrow.

You will now be able to tab or arrow up or down through the submenu options to access/activate the submenu links.





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