Health Promotion

BMJ Specialty: Public Health

Cochrane Public Health Group

Faculty of Public Health of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom - comprehensive public health information resource. For professionals there is careers, training and CPD information as well as guidance, standards and data on a number of public health topics. For others, there is an explanation of what public health is, a history of public health and an explanation of what public health professionals do.

Health EU - the official public health portal of the European Union. Provides considerable consumer health information as well as some useful material for health professionals and researchers - with links to health statistics on Eurostat.

Lifestyle Elf - blog listing summaries of the latest research

Medline Plus Health & Wellness Topics – US-based

Disasters / Fitness and Exercise / Food and Nutrition / Personal Health Issues / Safety Issues / Sexual Health Issues / Social/Family Issues / Wellness and Lifestyle

NHS Website Live Well

NICE Lifestyle and Wellbeing Guidelines

Public Health Information Service (Stoke on Trent) - blog for the Public Health Information Service in Stoke on Trent; includes current awareness bulletins and information on accessing public health resources within Stoke on Trent

Public Health West Midlands - resources and data tools to support local areas improve and protect the health of people in the West Midlands

People in Public Health - Public Health database, by Centre for Health Promotion Research at Leeds Beckett University, covering research on lay health workers and peer helpers.

Seasonal Flu Campaign - material and resources available for download

World Health Map - this freely available Web site highlights data on infectious disease outbreak. The searchable world map links to information of varying reliability, ranging from news sources (such as Google News) to curated personal accounts (such as ProMED) to validated official alerts (such as World Health Organization).

Faculty of Public Health

Public Health England

Royal Society for the Promotion of Health (RSPH) - independent health promotion organisation which promotes networking between health professionals and across health boundaries through it's publications and events

WHO: health promotion - information from World Health Organisations on international health promotion initiatives

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