Global Health

Produced by CABI, this database was created to ensure that key literature from all sources can be brought to the attention of those working in public health. The database covers all aspects of public health at both international and community levels, as well as a wealth of material from other biomedical and life science fields.

Content Includes

  • Over 2.6 million scientific records from 1973 to the present day
  • Publications from over 100 countries in 52 languages
  • Over 185,000 records added each year
  • Information is sourced from more than 7,000 serials, books, book chapters, reports, conference proceedings, patents, theses, electronic publications and other hard-to-find resources
  • Over 4,480 journals, of which more than 3,600 are unique to Global Health

Subjects Include

  • Biomedical life sciences
  • Chronic diseases
  • Diagnosis and therapy of disease
  • Environmental and occupational health
  • Epidemiology and biostatistics
  • Health promotion
  • Health systems
  • Infectious diseases and parasitology
  • Nutrition
  • Public health
  • Public health emergencies
  • Tropical and international health

Global Coverage

Global Health is the only specialized bibliographic, abstracting and indexing database dedicated to public health, completing the picture of international medical and health research by capturing key literature that is not covered by other databases, providing users with a truly global perspective.

Literature in this database is selected by subject specialists to include only relevant papers, and content is directed by an international editorial advisory board. Global Health covers journals, such as BMA (British Medical Association), Evidence-Based Practice for Public Health (Lamar Soutter Library, Massachusetts), Core Public Health Journals Project (US Medical Library Association) and World Public Health Association.


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