November 18, 2014

New Reference Resource: The World Bank Launches “HealthStats” Portal

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From The World Bank’s Data Web Site:

The World Bank has launched a new website featuring data on Health, Nutrition and Population (HNP) topics. This new website, HealthStats, is a central place to explore, visualize and download HNP data. It provides access to more than 250 indicators for over 200 countries, covering topics such as health financing, HIV/AIDS, immunization, malaria and tuberculosis, health workforce and health facilities use, nutrition, reproductive health, population estimates and projections, cause of death, non-communicable diseases, and water and sanitation.

Some of the features include:

  • Animated data visualization demonstrating trends over decades
  • New database of historical and projected population data and estimates

Users can also access data by country, topic or indicator and view data in tables, charts, maps, and pre-formatted tables.

Direct to The World Bank’s HeathStats Portal

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.