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HPS 577 Sociocultural & Behavioral Aspects of Public Health


This LibGuide will provide you with key information resources to support the study of significant social, cultural and behavioral issues related to public health in relation to health behavior focused on understanding the social and cultural issues that influence health-related behavior among specific populations in the southwestern U.S., North America and internationally.

Health Equity

Health Equity Resources database that contains hundreds of articles, Web sites, video clips, charts, datasets, interviews, transcripts, and educational and outreach materials. 
In the library.

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Presented by the National Minority Consortia of Public Television
Outreach in association with Joint Center Health Policy Institute


Library Resources

Arizona Health Sciences Library advances healthcare, education and research by delivering quality information through innovation and service.
University of Arizona Libraries Catalog - Find books, journal articles (print or online), and media materials through the University of Arizona Libraries.


OVIDSP - Health and Psychosocial Instruments
ISI Web of Knowledge
(Web of Science)

CINAHL (nursing)

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National Library of Medicine (NLM) Health Services Research Information Center (HSRIC)
HSRIC is a research portal of health services research resources providing numerous Internet links to data, funding announcements, reports, podcasts, discussion groups, and more.
Partners in Information for the Public Health Workforce
A collaboration of U.S. government agencies, public health organizations and health sciences libraries. A site to help the public health workforce find and use information effectively to improve and protect the public's health.

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