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Tuberculosis

World Health Organization
Information about TB, including data, research programs, and downloadable publications.

TB News, Information and Resources: Stop TB Partnership
Information about TB and the network of organizations with the goal of stopping the spread of TB.

International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
The website of an NGO with TB information targeted at health care professionals.

US Centers for Disease Control
Information about TB, particularly in the United States, including fact sheets, data, research programs, and publications.

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
Website of an organization about funding TB control and TB programs.

CDC TB glossary
Definitions of key TB terms.

TB Alliance: Global Alliance for TB Drug Development
The website of an organization dedicated to the development of TB treatments.

Kaiser Global Health Reporting
Basic information about TB, HIV and malaria geared for an audience without medical expertise.

CORE TB Working Group
An inter-agency working group that builds NGO capacity to design and implement TB programs.

Evidence-Based Tuberculosis Diagnosis
A comprehensive resource for evidence syntheses, policies, guidelines and research agendas on TB diagnostics.


TB/HIV

World Health Organization
Information about TB/HIV, including data, research programs, and downloadable publications.

UNAIDS
Information about the global response to AIDS.

International AIDS Alliance
Supporting community action on HIV in the developing world.

Treatment Action Group
AIDS treatment information and policy and research updates on TB/HIV.

Stop TB Partnership TB/HIV Working Group
Information about collaborative programs to treat TB and HIV.

Public Health Watch
Website of the Open Society Institute project that monitors governmental implementation of TB, TB/HIV and HIV commitments.

International Center for Research on Women
An international institution on gender and development, with a focus on tackling disease and other pressing problems of the world.

Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+)
Website of an NGO dedicated to improving the quality of life of all individuals living with HIV.

Tuberculosis and HIV Division: International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
Information about programs dedicated to managing the TB/HIV co-infection problem.


Maternal Care and Child Lung Health

Maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health: World Health Organization
Child and adolescent health and development statistics and resources.

Children and Lung Disease: American Lung Association
Website of a United States NGO with information on children and lung disease.

Children’s Interstitial Lung Disease Foundation
A non-profit organization which advocates for and provides support to the families of children affected by interstitial lung disease.


Asthma

Asthma Overview: US Centers for Disease Control
Information about asthma in the United States.

International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC)
Information about asthma programs, studies and publications.

Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA)
Information about international asthma initiatives and publications.

Asthma Drug Facility (ADF)
Website about making asthma medicine more affordable.

Asthma Resource Center, Canadian Lung Association
Information on asthma and resources for individuals with asthma.

Asthma and Allergy Association of America
Organization run by asthma patients and their families, with much of the posted resources targeting this group.

Asthma Division: International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
Information about asthma, including resources and publications.


Tobacco Prevention and Control

Why tobacco is a public health problem: World Health Organization
Information about tobacco, including data, resources, and publications.

Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
A program dedicated to controlling the use of tobacco worldwide.

Tobacco Information and Prevention Resource: US Centers for Disease Control
Information about tobacco and smoking in the United States, including statistics, resources, and publications.

Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids
An NGO dedicated to stopping children from becoming smokers and helping those that are already addicted.

Tobacco Prevention Division: International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
Downloadable technical materials, including for tobacco prevention in low-income countries; fact sheets and other educational materials.

International Union Against Cancer
The website of an NGO that provides information on lung cancer initiatives worldwide.

Lung Cancer Online
Information and services for lung cancer patients, their friends, families and advocates, and lung cancer survivors. Services for those residing in the United States.

American Lung Association
Information about lung cancer in the United States.

Global Link
Tobacco control organization with a global focus. News, resources, network information, fact sheets and calendars posted.

Tobacco control presentations
Hosted on the site of the British Medical Journal. Free access to presentations from leaders in tobacco control research that cover many tobacco control issues. Users are welcome to view and use the presentations for teaching and educational purposes, with proper credit given.

Tobacco Free Kids International Resource Center
An online resource center with the latest research in tobacco control, information about key tobacco control interventions, and relevant news.

Global Tobacco Control
Website offers free instructional training for policy makers, researchers, educators and the general public.


General Lung Health

National Lung Health Education Program
A new health care initiative designed to increase awareness of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) among the public and health care professionals and to encourage the use of simple spirometry to make an early diagnosis and monitor ongoing treatment.

International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
The website of an NGO dedicated to managing lung disease worldwide.

American Lung Association
The website of an NGO that provides information about lung health in the United States.

Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease
An organization dedicated to raising awareness of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and improving prevention and treatment of this lung disease.

United States Environmental Protection Agency
Information on indoor air quality, including exacerbating factors for asthma and secondhand smoke.

World Health Organization program on indoor air pollution
Information on the global burden of disease due to indoor cooking, fact sheets, links, downloadable publications.

Parntership for Clean Indoor Air
The website of an organization dedicated to improving health, livelihood, and quality of life by reducing exposure to air pollution, primarily among women and children, from household energy use.

Mesothelioma & Asbestos Awareness Center
Information about mesothelioma and asbestos, including treatment options and resources.

Mesothelioma.com
A website that provides information on mesothelioma and asbestos.

Mesothelioma Cancer Center
The "Mesothelioma Cancer Center since 1995," providing information on mesothelioma and asbestos.

Mesothelioma Guide
A free guide will answer questions about mesothelioma and point toward an improved prognosis.



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