TOP 12 HEALTH INFORMATION WEBSITES | WINTER 2021
General Health – A comprehensive website containing detailed information on just about every type of illness, with the option to subscribe to a newsletter and join a forum with over 650k members
Global Health Council
Health Awareness – The Global Health Council is a collective voice that supports and connects advocates, implementers and stakeholders around global health priorities worldwide. Whilst it is health-professional focused, the news segment often carries interesting reports on current illnesses.
General Health – Based in the US, this is one of the world’s leading general health information websites. It’s usually one of the first stops for most searches of health information
Patients Like Me
General Health/Community – Other than providing health information, it connects over 750,000 members globally to over 2,900 conditions. Users, not medical professionals, can share their illness journey, expounding on their symptoms and treatments.
Parenting – With more than 12 million unique visitors per month, this is a powerful website and focuses specifically on mothers. Over its 17-year lifespan, it has become a significant Opinion Leader for mothers and parents.
Drugs & General Health – Probably one of the most comprehensive websites providing information on almost any medication, it is easy to navigate and explore. A very useful app is also available.
Diabetes – A well-known UK charity website providing information and localised support.
Women’s Health/Pregnancy & Children – An excellent website providing useful information on pre-pregnancy, pregnancy, babies and toddlers.
Asthma – A well-known UK charity that is more heavily focused on research funding. It also provides useful information on living with this lung disease.
Our Vision – That any parent, wherever they are, has information on their child’s medicines that they need and can trust.
Breast Cancer – A US-based support and information website providing detailed material on symptoms, diagnosis, treatments and side effects.
Dementia/Alzheimer’s – One of the leading charities in the UK providing detailed information on these conditions and advice on how to access local support.