Health Data and Research Links

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The CDC serves as the national focus for developing and applying disease prevention and control, environment health, and health promotion and education activities designed to improve the health of the people of the United States.

CDC WONDER (Wide-ranging Online Data for Epidemiologic Research) is a warehouse of public health data from the CDC.

Disability Online Resource Center
Disability Online offers a comprehensive resource center for all disability related resources, topics, and services for researchers and disabled individuals.

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
This foundation is a nonprofit, private operating foundation focusing on the major health care issues facing the nation.

National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging (NACDA)
NACDA is located within ICPSR and aquires and preserves data relevant to gerontological research.

National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)
A component of the CDC, the NCHS is the Nation's principal health statistics agency.

National Institutes of Health
The NIH, comprising 27 separate Institutes and Centers, aims to help prevent, detect, diagnose, and treat disease and disability by conducting research, supporting the research of non-Federal scientists, helping in the training of research investigators, and fostering communication of medical and health sciences information.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

World Health Organization (WHO)
WHO, the United Nations specialized agency for health, focuses on the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health. It is governed by 192 Member States through the World Health Assembly.