International Health News and Resources

Whether you're currently practicing overseas, planning your move or exploring global practice options, being aware of international health issues is imperative. From the latest on outbreaks and disasters to health precautions, the following links will keep you in the know.

CDC Travel - Information on a variety of travel-related topics including diseases, health and safety precautions, vaccinations, and the latest edition of Yellow Book, a travel health reference.

CDC Travel Outbreaks - Travel notices describing both levels of risk for the traveler and recommended preventive measures to take at each level of risk; includes outbreak information.

Global Health: Dynamic Roles for the APRN/APN, from Advanced Practice Nursing Core Concepts for Professional Role Development Fifth Edition.

World Health Organization (WHO) - Responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.

WHO Disasters What's New - Humanitarian Health Action information on the latest crises, including WHO's work in affected countries and general country information.

WHO Disease Outbreak News