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Global Health (Ovid)

About this Resource

Global Health is a comprehensive source of both community and international level research information on public health. Over 70,000 records are added each year from over 125 countries in 50 different languages - 40% of the information of which is unique to the Global Health database. Global health covers the following aspects of human health and disease:

* communicable diseases (including HIV/AIDS)
* tropical diseases, i.e, diseases in the tropics (including field and experimental studies)
* parasitic diseases and parasitology - medical entomology
* human nutrition (including food composition, food poisoning, effects of diet on health, nutritional disorders, and experimental aspects)
* community and public health (including chronic diseases, occupational health, health status indicators, the impact of agriculture on health, and cancer epidemiology)
* medicinal and poisonous plants (including pharmacology, tissue culture, animal studies, plant composition, allergens, and toxins)
Global Health provides an alternative point of reference, complementary to other databases such as MEDLINE.

Years of Coverage: 1973 to present

Access Restrictions:

Restricted by IP address to Yale Univ