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We welcome your recommendations for new resources. Please review our selection guidelines before filling out the organizational information form. All requests for links must be accompanied by a completed organization information form.
- Publications and organizations listed in girlshealth.gov should, at a minimum, provide basic information on specific girls' health topics.
- Organizations listed must be able to respond to information requests, whether via Internet or telephone, from across the nation.
- Publications and/or information listed should be available to the public via the Internet or by ordering (via fax, telephone, or email).
Resources for girlshealth.gov are selected primarily from:
- U.S. government agencies
- National voluntary, nonprofit, and professional organizations serving the public interest
- Universities, other educational institutions, and libraries
- State and local government agencies offering information services beyond their geographic boundaries
- Organizations partnering with government agencies to provide information to the public
A limited number of commercially-based organizations are included on girlshealth.gov. These selected organizations generally provide free, consumer health information and should not promote the sale of products or lobbying efforts. The exception for publications (print and online) with advertising includes:
- Print magazines
- Online journals
- News websites
- Large indexes of health and human services information provided free of charge as a public service by a commercial entity
- Free information services not available from any government entity
Please note: girlshealth.gov does not endorse any specific product or service. Final selection and approval of resources is at the discretion of the Office on Women's Health in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Content last updated January 18, 2011