Public Health

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AIDS Regional Information & Evaluation System (ARIES)

The AIDS Regional Information and Evaluation System (ARIES) project is a collaborative effort between the California Department of Public Health, Office of AIDS (OA); the Texas Department of State Health Services; the County of San Bernardino, Department of Public Health; and the San Diego County, Office of AIDS Coordination.  Read More »

American Public Health Association (APHA)

The American Public Health Association is the oldest and most diverse organization of public health professionals in the world and has been working to improve public health since 1872. The Association aims to protect all Americans, their families and their communities from preventable, serious health threats.

BioSense Project

BioSense is a program of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) that tracks health problems as they evolve. This collaborative project aims to provide public health officials with the data, information and tools they need to better prepare for and coordinate responses to safeguard and improve the health of the American people. Read More »


caBIG, the Cancer Biomedical Informatics Grid, is sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI).  The initiative is supported by an 'open' development community. caBIG offers more than 40 open source tools for adoption and has grouped many of the most popular ones into collections or "bundles" that can be installed as a package or individually. The bundles include:
   • caBIG® Clinical Trials Suite – A comprehensive set of open-source software tools that facilitates electronic management of clinical trials and associated data, and enables comprehensive sharing and integration of clinical research information.
   • Life Sciences Distribution – A set of tools that support a range of life science needs, from tracking and managing  biospecimens to analyzing and integrating microarray data. Read More »


Computer Assisted Search for Epidemics (CASE) is an open source system that generates warnings when the number of reported cases of a particular infectious disease reaches a level that indicates an unusual or unexpected rate. It was developed and is in use in Sweden.

CDC Learning Connection

The Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) Learning Connection (LC) website was established in November 2010 to provide a central location for e-learning, training information, and other public health learning resources. Read More »

Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)

The mission of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) within the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) is to collaborate to create the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health in states across the U.S. Read More »

Council of State & Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE)

The Council of State & Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) members have surveillance and epidemiology expertise in a broad range of areas including occupational health, infectious diseases, immunization, environmental health, chronic diseases, injury control, and maternal and child health. Read More »

Countermeasure Tracking System (CTS)

Countermeasure Tracking System (CTS), developed and maintained by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), is a program consisting of multiple components to increase the capacity of federal, state, and local public health agencies to track and manage countermeasure inventory and usage during all-hazards events. The major system components include: Read More »

Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN)

Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) is a public health surveillance system developed by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) that is used to monitor drug-related visits to hospital emergency departments (EDs) as well as drug-related deaths. DAWN also helps communities and member facilities identify other emerging health problems,

Early Aberration Reporting System (EARS)

The Early Aberration Reporting System (EARS) available from the Ceneters for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) was pioneered as a method for monitoring bioterrorism during large-scale events.

Homepage: CDC Surveillane Resource Center

Epi Info

A set of free, public domain software tools offered by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) that can generate epidemiologic statistics, tables, graphs, and GIS mapping. Read More »

European Public Health Alliance (EPHA)

The European Public Health Alliance (EPHA) is an international non-profit association registered in Belgium. EPHA is Europe’s leading NGO advocating for better health. It is a dynamic member-led organisation, made up of public health NGOs, patient groups, health professionals, and disease groups working together to improve health and strengthen the voice of public health in Europe. Read More »

European Public Health Association (EUPHA)

The European Public Health Association (EUPHA) is an umbrella organization for public health associations and institutes in Europe. EUPHA was founded in 1992 by 15 members and now has 71 members from 40 countries: Read More »

Global Biodefense

Global Biodefense publishes the latest news and insights pertaining to biological defense. We aim to bring together all disciplines invested in responsibly advancing science, technology, preparedness and response capabilities for biological threat agents and emerging infectious diseases.