AHRQ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, a Federal agency. Its mission is to improve the quality of healthcare and promote evidence-based decision making. Includes a collection of Evidence Reports.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Founded in 1946 as part of the United States Public Health Service, the Communicable Disease Center (CDC) first used a building from the defunct Office of Malaria Control in War Areas in Atlanta, Georgia.
Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Federal executive department charged with administering government health programs.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) An agency established to safeguard the environment.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Agency of the Public Health Service division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It is charged with protecting public health by ensuring that foods are safe and pure, cosmetics and other chemical substances harmless, and products safe, effective, and honestly labeled.
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) A U.S. federal agency with responsibility for improving health care access for people who are uninsured, isolated, or medically vulnerable.
National Institutes of Health (NIH) From the The Columbia Encyclopedia: Agency of the U.S. Public Health Service, with headquarters in Bethesda, Md. It was established initially in 1887 as a laboratory in the U.S. Marine Hospital on Staten Island in New York City, and was given its present name in 1948.
National Library of Medicine (NLM) Collects, organizes, and makes available biomedical science information to investigators, educators, and practitioners and carries out programs designed to strengthen medical library services in the United States.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) A federal agency of the Department of Labor established by Congress in 1970 to maintain safe conditions in the workplace.
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Federal executive department established in 1862, whose head was made a cabinet member in 1889. The department administers federal programs related to food production and rural life.
World Health Organization (WHO) "The organization, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, has the objective of fulfilling the right of all people to the "highest possible level of health."