Statehealthfacts.org is a project of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation and is designed to provide free, up-to-date, and easy-to-use health data on all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the United States. Statehealthfacts.org provides the latest data on more than 500 health, health care, and health policy topics, comparable across all states.
WHO (World Health Organization) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ) mission is to improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans. Part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
A service of the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. Includes a medical dictionary and a collection of health topics. The health topics page is an excellent gateway to additional information about diseases and conditions such as support organizations and statistics.There is also a good entry on health disparities.
The Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) is a nonprofit health policy resource center dedicated to improving health care quality for low-income children and adults, people with chronic illnesses and disabilities, frail elders, and racially and ethnically diverse populations experiencing disparities in care.
One of several Collaborative Centers of the APHSA, which is a bipartisan, professional, nonprofit organization of representatives of state Health and Human Service agencies (including the District of Columbia and the territories).
The National Health Policy Forum's mission is to cultivate a learning community among key senior staff in Congress, its support agencies, and the executive branch of the federal government in order to improve the policymaking process on the nation's critical health issues.
A leader in health policy and communications, the Kaiser Family Foundation is a non-profit, private operating foundation focusing on the major health care issues facing the U.S., as well as the U.S. role in global health policy. Unlike grant-making foundations, Kaiser develops and runs its own research and communications programs, sometimes in partnership with other non-profit research organizations or major media companies.
"The National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) is an independent academy of state health policymakers working together to identify emerging issues, develop policy solutions, and improve state health policy and practice."