Global health

Online resources


World Health Organisation

Health Action International

Global Health Watch

Lancet global health



These journals have direct links (but you will still need your NHS Athens username and password):

The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene

African health sciences

African journal of reproductive health

For many other journals go to My journals and log in with your NHS Athens username and password.

If you are looking for an article but you can’t find the full text online, fill in this request form, and we will obtain a copy of the article for you (there may be a charge for this service).



Books on global health – including clinical, fiction, biography and reportage

We also have a collection of DVDs including Hotel Rwanda, Tsotsi and award-winning documentary The Corporation

We have recently purchased a collection of Oxford e-books.  Click on the titles below to read the books online.  You will need an NHS Athens account.

Oxford Textbook of Global Public Health


Other knowledge guides

Sexual health