Global physical activity communication network. Provides users with information about recent physical activity developments, careers and events, and linkages to a global network individuals with a professional and personal interest in physical activity. GlobalPANet.
National initiative to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes over the next five years. Includes information and resources for individuals, health care professionals, hospitals and health care organizations, pharmacies and pharmacists, community organizations, and private-sector organizations. HHS.
Global diabetes survey
An annual evaluation and report that will provide insight into clinical diabetes practice across the world. Sign up required. Global diabetes survey.
Online network that links the "global physical activity and nutrition community. PANacea is a communication tool between public health practitioners in order to improve quality of services, enable health initiatives to progress more quickly and with lower set up costs, support professional development through peer support and contributes to a stronger community that can respond to emerging challenges locally, nationally and globally." Includes both public and membership areas. National Heart Forum.
NCD Action Network
An online global community committed to improving the health of communities by addressing the NCD epidemic. Members can use resources to build advocacy capacity within their own communities, start their own groups, and take the lead on advocating in their own countries. Free to join. NCD Action Network.
Zambia UK Health Workforce Alliance
Network of Zambian-based and UK-based organization that work to improve Zambia-UK joint work in health. Zambia UK Health Workforce Alliance.
Global dialogue for effective stop smoking campaigns
Online community that collaborates internationally to improve the impact of anti-tobacco campaigns. Includes lessons learned, materials, toolkits, news, events and additional resources to help improve campaigns aimed at reducing tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure. Global dialogue.
CDC tobacco free
Facebook fan page for the CDC's Office on Smoking and Health. Individuals and organizations can seek reliable, up-to-date information on tobacco-related topics, resources, and services. Includes a Materials, Videos, and Spotlight section for additional information and resources to download and share. CDC.
Asia-Pacific Heart Network
New website for the Asia-Pacific Heart Network. Includes: information on the Heart Charter, newsletters, CVD facts and statistics, resources, and current events. APHN.
A volunteer organization with a long-term cardiac surgery mission in Rwanda. Team Heart.
Pakistan Heart Foundation
The Pakistan Heart Foundation provides non-profit cardiac care, and coordinates training for medics and paramedic, mobile health programs, clinical research, and publications. The multi-media teaching resources (free downloads and online publications) are for professional training programs, with a willingness to actively associate with other communities and welfare organizations across the world.
Young professionals' chronic disease network
Online community of young professionals (age early 20s to late 30s) from more than 22 countries. Includes a new blog discussing the controversies in global non-communicable disease. To join the group, email: email@example.com. Global Health Delivery Online.
Open Access Week
Website that highlights the benefits of open access materials and advocates for greater participation.
Project that aims to increase the amount of health information online in languages other than English. Pilot projects in Arabic, Hindi, and Swahili. Google.
Website that promotes smoke free policies and tobacco issues in Western Pacific communities. Contains online forum for discussion, resources, training, and advocacy. National Pacific Tobacco Control Service.
Obesity Learning Centre
Website provides information for people working directly or indirectly with obesity and promoting a healthy weight. Includes news, online education and training, events, discussion, networks, and resources. National Heart Forum (UK).
AHA stroke community
Online forum for clinical practitioners, researchers, and educators. Includes commentaries, news updates, and research. American Heart Association.
Online open-access medical experts system. Aids physicians in diagnosis and management guidelines. Free after sign-up. Available in several languages. Project N.
Active in diabetes prevention
Worldwide network of people interested in diabetes prevention. Encourages the exchange of information and experiences leading to successful implementation of diabetes prevention programs. Network of Diabetes Prevention.
Most Significant Change
Online networking portal and information center for knowledge management and dissemination of the Most Significant Change technique for participatory monitoring and evaluation. UNICEF.