Readings and Reels
Resources in Global Health
Bibliographies and Library Resources
Featured Resource for current students, faculty and staff in the Department of Global Health:
Global Health Resource Center Library - The Global Health Resource Center has a small in-house library that has a selection of books and videos on topics of interest in global health. Please visit us in Harris Hydraulics Room 316b to take a look at our materials which we can lend for a short period of time to current students, faculty, and staff.
Here are a few resources you can use to locate readings to further your study of global health.
- Everyday Leadership - The International Training and Education Center for Health (I-TECH) launched a new website on leadership that includes a rich cross-section of videos clips and curriculum materials suitable for use in classroom trainings, distance learning programs, and as tools for self-reflection. Videos are created from more than 60 interviews with global health leaders from Africa, India, the Caribbean, Europe, and the United States, organized into two categories: longer profiles in leadership and shorter teaching clips.
- Global Health Education Consortium Bibliography - The Global Health Education Consortium (GHEC) has developed a bibliography of selected citations for use by students and faculty interested in global health.
- Health Sciences Healthlinks Digital Library - The University of Washington Library's comprehensive resource for global health featuring databases, publications, and teaching tools. Visit the Global Health Toolkit.
GHRC's World Health Cinema Film Series
World Health Cinema Series - Listing of films screened through the GHRC's film series. We screen at least one film per month. In order to find out more, check out our Department of Global Health calendar, or contact the GHRC at 206.685.7362.
- CIA World Factbook - The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
- Gapminder - established by Hans Rosling, this site provides helpful statistics, video, and visual models for global health data. A must see!
- Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) -- for the latest data on global health, including a database of population health datatasets from around around the world and how to visualize IHME data.
- World Health Organization - WHO 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 GHRC invited Liberian journalist Janet Johnson Bryant to speak at a showing of "Pray the Devil Back to Hell" (a film about the peace movement in Liberia).
War And Global Health Conference keynote speaker Christopher Hedges, former foreign correspondent for the New York Times.