International Laws, Guidance, and Essential Country Data

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  • OHRP Compilation of International Human Subject's Laws 
    The Office for Human Research and Protections (OHRP) provides leadership in the protection of the rights, welfare, and wellbeing of subjects involved in research conducted or supported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The International Compilation of Human Research standards provides a listing of laws, regulations, and guidelines on human subjects protections in over 100 countries and from several international organizations. 

  • OISE: International Integrity Resources, NSF 
    Office of International Science & Engineering (OISE) provides resources to assist in developing training and oversight plans for the responsible and ethical conduct of research in international contexts and understanding international codes of conduct. 

  • World Bank Countries and Economies 
    The World Bank provides comprehensive national data for developing countries around the world. Including topics such as; Agriculture & Rural Development, Aid Effectiveness, Climate Change, Economic Policy & External Debt, Education, Energy & Mining, Environment, Financial Sector, Gender, Health, Infrastructure, Labor & Social Protection, Poverty, Private Sector, Public Sector, Science & Technology, Social Development & Urban Development. (Available languages include English, Spanish, French, Arabic, and Chinese). 

  • CIA World Fact Book 
    The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. 

  • World Health Organization Country Information 
    A webpage listing all the countries which are members of the United Nations and the World Health Organization. Includes population statistics, information on national health systems, mortality, disease burden, and the health profile of each country.

Last updated: August 9, 2013