It includes links to sites that contain realiable statistical information on health. In addition, these sites may be accessed through the Women, Maternal and Perinatal Health Information Locator (LIS-WMP)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Data Statistics (CDC)

Reproductive Health – CDC
Is a Web-based interactive information  dedicated to reproductive health issues such as infant mortality, fertility, and low birth weight.

Surveys and Data Collection System
It includes trend tables on Fertility and Natality: prenatal care, childbearing, low-birth weight, abortions, contraceptive use, breastfeeding, mortality, infant mortality, infant, neonatal and postneonatal mortality rates, maternal mortality among, others.

Economic Commission for Latin-American and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

Sociodemographic Statistics
Governments, researchers and individuals interested in the population distribution in Latin-American and the Caribbean countries, will find all the information available classified by sex, age in each of the countries,in defined years.

Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO)

Data and Statistics
Portal that includes epidemiological bulletins, Health in the Americas, Country Health Profiles, Basic Indicators, Regional Health Core Data Initiative and its online table generator, among others.

Health in the Americas 2012
This 2012 edition of Health in the Americas presents a broad picture of the regional situation and that all the countries with regard to health and human development; specific disease conditions and risk factors; environmental health, and the evolution of health systems and services

Regional Health Observatory
PAHO’s portal providing access to data and analyses for monitoring the regional health situation. It also provides critical data and analyses for key health themes, as well as direct access to the full databases

United Nations

UNDATA: Statistics and indicators on Women and Men
This Website provides the latest statistics and indicators on women and men in six specific fields of concern: population; Women and Men in Family; Health; Education; Work and Political Decision Making. (English Only)


The State of the World’s Children
The site includes the reports of the ‘State of the World’Children’ since 1996.

Virtual Health Library: Medicine and Health: Epidemiology. University of California. Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
The Website provides links to many institutions around the world on the subject. (English)

World Health Organization (WHO)

• Country profiles on maternal and newborn health
Present country profiles for WHO’s  Member States on the subject.

European Health for All Database
Present the most recent health statistics for WHO’s  Member States in the European Region.

Global Observatory of Health

WHO Statistical Information System – WHOSIS
Is an interactive database bringing together core health statistics for the 193 WHO Member States. It comprises more than 70 indicators, which can be accessed by way of a quick search, by major categories, or through user-defined tables. The data can be further filtered, tabulated, charted and downloaded.

WHO Millennium Develoment Goals and Sexual and Reproductive Health (Monitoring and Evaluation)
The site contains information about reproductive health, perinatal care, maternal morbility and mortality and low-birth weight indicators, among others.

World Health Report – WHO
The report combines an expert assessment of global health, including statistics relating to all countries, with a focus on a specific subject. The main purpose is to provide countries, donor agencies, international organizations and others with the information they need to help them make policy and funding decisions.

World Health Statistics Report
WHO’s annual World Health Statistics reports present the most recent health statistics for WHO’s 193 Member States