Some of the databases that are of the concern of policy makers are listed below.
Clinician guides from The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Effective Health Care Program.
The Guide to Community Preventive Services is an evidence-based resource of recommendations from systematic reviews of public health interventions.
The National Guidelines Clearinghouse (NGC) database contains evidence-based clinical practice guidelines with structured, standardized summaries.
The Canadian Best Practices Portal (PHAC) provides information including guidelines, systematic reviews, health promotion strategies and best practice interventions.This site provide links to reports and recommendations, including guidelines and articles from the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR).
The world’s most comprehensive, free access point for evidence about strengthening 20 government sectors and program areas, and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
Explore places and situations where there is risk of exposure to hazardous chemicals, contaminants, and pollution. Learn how to minimize the risk of harmful health effects from these substances.
A freely available website that aims to provide open and convenient access to the most extensive available database on the historical evolution of the world distribution of income and wealth, both within countries and between countries.
A freely available website that includes data and metadata for Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development countries and selected non-member economies.
A freely available website 'healthmap.org' and mobile app 'Outbreaks Near Me' delivering real-time intelligence over a broad range of emerging infectious diseases which is useful for local health departments, governments, and international travelers.
It provide an overview of findings from the Global Burden of Disease (GBD). They are based on over 80,000 different data sources used by researchers to produce the most scientifically rigorous estimates possible.
An interactive tool, in which one can explore data inputs and epidemiological estimates from the GBD project.
An interactive tool that analyzes updated estimates of the world’s health for 359 diseases and injuries and 84 risk factors from 1990 to a one year embargo. It allows the utilization of maps, arrow diagrams, and many other charts to compare causes and risks within a country, countries, regions or the world, and more.
For more interactive data visualization tools, check GBD Data Visualizations by Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.
A web-based data service for the global user community. It brings international statistical databases within easy reach of users through a single-entry point. Users can search and download a variety of statistical resources compiled by the United Nations (UN) statistical system and other international agencies.
The twenty-sixth round of official United Nations population estimates and projections that have been prepared by the Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat. The main results are presented in a series of Excel files displaying key demographic indicators for each UN development group, World Bank income group, geographic region, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) region, subregion and country or area for selected periods or dates within 1950-2100. It provides, interactive data, maps, graphs, publications, and data sources.