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Gray Literature in Health and Biomedical Sciences: Public Health


Public Health Agency of Canada

To promote and protect the health of Canadians through leadership, partnership, innovation and action in public health.



HealthKnowledge is a ‘one stop shop’ that will provide you with all the public health learning materials, whatever your current competency. You will also find more generic management subjects to support the ‘whole person’.

This online learning resource is for anyone working in health, social care and well-being across the NHS, local authorities, the voluntary, and the private sector. The resource allows you to access a broad range of learning materials for personal use or for teaching purposes in order to help everyone expand their public health knowledge

Global Health

Institutional Repository for Information Sharing (IRIS)

Search Tool from  the World Health Organization


  • Journal articles
  • Publications
  • Technical Documents


  • Communities
  • Collections

Johns Hopkins Center for Communications Programs (CCP)


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is CDC's primary online communication channel. provides users with credible, reliable health information on:

  • Data and Statistics
  • Diseases and Conditions
  • Emergencies and Disasters
  • Environmental Health
  • Healthy Living
  • Injury, Violence and Safety
  • Life Stages and Populations
  • Travelers' Health
  • Workplace Safety and Health

CDC Publications


Grey Literature Report

The report is a bimonthly publication of The New York Academy of Medicine Library alerting readers to new grey literature publications in health services research and selected public health topics.

Click on subject link below to do a quick search of the database.


HSRProj contains descriptions of research in progress funded by federal and private grants and contracts for use by policy makers, managers, clinicians and other decision makers. It provides access to information about health services research in progress before results are available in a published form.

HSRProj Quick Search and Detailed Instructions

To help HSRProj users navigate the new interface and the NLM Gateway, AcademyHealth has made available HSRProj Quick Search and Detailed Instructions. This Web site has tips on searching, downloading, and printing HSRProj records.

Partners for Information Access for the Public Health Workforce

 Public Health Topics