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International Statistics Organizations
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) International Statistic Program. Maintains international health statistics programs from more than 20 countries with the goal of improving the availability, quality, and comparability of health data worldwide.
Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation. Research institute funded by the University of Washington and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. It works with others to identify the most serious world health problems and determine effectiveness of health programs. This Website provides access to their data, and provides information on training and education in health metrics and evaluation.
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Promotes policies for improving economic and social well-being of people around the world.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Provides statistics on education, science and technology, culture, and communication for more than 200 countries and territories.
World Bank. Organization that provides financial and technical assistance to developing countries. Provides access to data through its online databases and publications. The World Bank also publishes Data. Health.
World Health Organization (WHO). Provides leadership on global health issues. Authority on international health within the United Nations' system.