DOCUMENTARY TOOLS

This section provides various tools to assist with documentary and statistical research: descriptions of databases and information sources, research methodology, bilingual glossary of terms in health economics, as well as the catalogue of journals to which IRDES subscribes.


English/French Glossary of Health Economics Terms

The English-French Glossary of Health Economics terms is updated regularly following English language reviews and English translations of the "Issues in Health Economics" bulletin (Questions d'économie de la santé). It has been validated by a group of researchers.

March 2012

Translation of French Institutions on Public Health into English

This document translates into English the main French institutions on Public Health and related.

First preferred translations are retrieved from institutional websites in English. HIT France , published in English by the World Health Organization, is the second reference source.

July 2015


Health adress book

This directory is not an exhaustive address list. It presents a selection of the main institutions or organisations which provide information to the public on the French health care system and health issues in France.

September 2015

Getting information on Public Health in France and Europe

The document aims to help you to find reliable information on Public Health in France and in European Countries. It provides a selection of the major bibliographical and statistical resources on public health and related like health care system organisation in France and in other industrialised nations, epidemiology, social security, demographics, statistics...

Avril 2016