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Public Health
Sector-specific resources for job-seeking public health workers.
Books
  • A Primer On International Health (362.1 Buc)
    An overview of global health issues. Where do you see yourself being able to contribute in the field of public health?
  • The International Directory of Voluntary Work  (361.37025 INT)
    This comprehensive directory will give you ideas to gain valuable global work experience in the field of public health.
  • The World Health Report (Ref 614.4 Wor)
    This report from the World Health Organization measures the amount of disease, disability and death in the world today.
  • World Volunteers: The World Guide to Humanitarian and Development Volunteering (361.7025 Wor)
    ,”For people who want to get involved but don’t know how!”
Web Sites
  • ALPHA: Assocation Of Local Public Health Agencies
    (www.alphaweb.org/?page=Current_openings)
    Lists current job openings at Ontario’s health units and descriptions of the various public health disciplines and links to Canadian training programs.
  • Canadian Public Health Association
    (www.cpha.ca)
    The CPHA represents public health in Canada with links to the international public health community.
  • Ontario Society of Nutrition Professionals in Public Health
    (www.osnpph.on.ca)
    An organization for nutrition personnel in public health offering networking opportunities and a forum to discuss public health issues in Ontario.
  • Public Health Agency of Canada
    (www.phac-aspc.gc.ca)
    The newly created government agency will play a major role in a Canadian network of expertise and research in public health.
  • Public Health Jobs Worldwide
    (www.jobspublichealth.com)
    Describes itself as "The only comprehensive source of public health careers worldwide."
  • World Health Organization: Careers and Development
    (www.who.int/employment/)
    The World Health Organization’s new e-recruitment site allows you to create your own profile, upload your resume and monitor the status of international vacancy notices.
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