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WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is 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.
Mission: to provide statistical information that will guide actions and policies to improve the health of the American people. As the Nation's principal health statistics agency, NCHS leads the way with accurate, relevant, and timely data.
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's free website for patients and their families/friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it provides information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues.
Overview provided by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIH). Check out the links under "For More Information" on this page for more information on health disparities related to mental health issues.