The links listed below are a great place to start!
WHO-World Health Organization -
Our primary role is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations’ system.
These are our main areas of work:
- Health systems
- Promoting health through the life-course
- Noncommunicable diseases
- Communicable diseases
- Corporate services
- Preparedness, surveillance and response
FDA- Food and Drug Administration-
FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation’s food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation. FDA fulfills this responsibility by ensuring the security of the food supply and by fostering development of medical products to respond to deliberate and naturally emerging public health threats.
CDC- Center for Disease Control-
From the food you eat, to the air you breathe, to staying safe wherever you are, CDC′s mission touches all aspects of daily life. Below you′ll find a collection of articles and easy-to-read fact sheets that explain how CDC′s work protects you, your family, your friends and your community.