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"Global poverty can be solved by international business." Dr. Sergio Castello

World Bank Open Data

search by keywords, for example, hospital, physicians, nurses, etc.; or browse by country or indicator

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Online Library


United Nations Datasets

United Nations Monthly Bulletin of Statistics Online

European Commission Datasets

European Commission

Online Atlas from Columbia International Affairs (CIAO) search by Country Name

Provides country-specific short, medium and long-term analysis and forecasts covering
economic growth, trade, politics, commodities and exchange rates, as well as proprietary
ratings on the business environment and regulatory analysis.

CIA World Factbook

(see "Searching Tips" for a full list of National Statistics Offices)

The Americas


National Institute of Statistics and Geography


Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatistica

India and Asia


National Statistics Office


National Statistics Center


Department of Statistics

Middle East and Mediterranean


Statistical Center of Iran


Turkish Statistical Institute


United Kingdom

Office for National Statistics


Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques


National Statistics Office


National Institute of Statistics

Italy Topics A-Z

World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Europe

Sample   active physicians per 100K persons         

Sample   physicians per 100K population by country 

World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Africa

World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for the Western Pacific (China, Japan, Philippines, etc)

World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (Includes the Middle East and North Africa)

World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for the Americas - Pan American Health Organization

PAHO Health Topics and Data


European Health Information Gateway

EHIG - Health for All Explorer

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control    

Global Health Security Index (a collaborative project of John's Hopkins University)

health security capabilities of 195 countries based on six variables: 1) prevention, 2) detection and reporting,
3) rapid response, 4) health system capability, 5) compliance with norms, and 6) risk environment

European Health Information Gateway

Human and technical resources for health

European Health Information Gateway Country Profiles

OECD Country Health Profiles

Pan American Health Organization Country Profiles

United Kingdom

National Health Service


Ministère des Solidarités et de la Santé


Health and Social Security

Severe Acute Respiratory Infections Network of the Americas

globalEDGE™ Michigan State University
A knowledge web-portal that connects international business professionals worldwide
to a wealth of information, insights, and learning resources on global business activities.
Searchable by industry, country, trading bloc, or state

US International Trade Administration Analyses for Countries and Industries

Explore Industries

Explore Countries

Trade and Industry Publications Search

Business Source Premier

(this link is preconfigured to return industry publications. Type a term of your choice in the search box)

Poverty - International Monetary Fund
Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs
an effort to "integrate rigorous thinking about principles of justice and morality
into discussions of practical dilemmas related to current policy developments,
global institutional arrangements, and the conduct of  . . . international actors."
Sample Journals

Articles on Public Health Emergencies from JSTOR Business Journals

Caballero-Anthony, M. (Ed.). (2009). Pandemic Preparedness in Asia. Singapore:
     S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies.

JSTOR research reports on pandemic preparedness

JSTOR articles on pandemic preparedness

Visualizing the History of Pandemics

includes a variety of data visualizations

World Happiness Report

Online Archive

Our World in Data (Harvard University)

Explore data

English Language International Newspapers

Open source list from Inkdrop (use caution when browsing)


Brazil Federal Government News in English

Central Asian News Service

Central Asian News Service in English


New Delhi Times


Singapore Government News

Republic of South Korea

Korea Times

From The Economist

The Big Mac Index

Cost of Living Indices from Numbeo (Web)

Milk prices

Pepsi/Coca-Cola Prices

Prices by Country (List of Indices)

Food and Agriculture Organization (United Nations)

Food Price Monitoring and Analysis

FAOSTAT (Food and Agriculture Data for 245 countries from 1961)

Explore data