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Contact Information
Los Angeles County
Department of Public Health
Office of Women's Health
3400 Aerojet Avenue, Third Floor
El Monte, CA 91731
Phone: (626) 569-3850
Fax: (626) 288-9335
Email: owh@ph.lacounty.gov
Evidence-Based Resources
  • U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF):
    • The USPSTF provides reviews of clinical preventative health care services and develops recommendations for primary care clinicians and health systems.
       
  • Guide to Community Preventive Services:
    • The Community Guide provides systematic reviews of policies and programs along with recommendations and findings about what works to improve public health. Those interested in community-health can use the guide to explore the effectiveness of various health interventions.
       
  • The Cochrane Collaboration:
    • Recognized as the benchmark for high quality information about the effectiveness of health care, the Cochrane Collaboration is an international, independent, not-for-profit organization dedicated to making evidence based information about health care readily available worldwide. The organization publishes reviews of primary research in human health care and health policy that investigate the effects of interventions for prevention, treatment and rehabilitation.
       
  • Healthy People:
    • Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans. Healthy People has es-tablished benchmarks and monitored progress over time in order to encourage collaborations across sectors, guide individuals toward making informed health decisions, and to measure the impact of prevention activities.
       
  • National Guideline Clearinghouse:
    • NGC is a public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.
       
  • Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T:
    • The Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T. is a portal that provides access to data and research-tested resources that can help planners, program staff, and researchers to design, implement, and evaluate evidence-based cancer control programs.
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