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Python client to the WHO Global Health Observatory.

Project description


The WHO Global Health Observatory is a large global health data repository that makes available an enormous collection of indicators which can be downloaded through their API. GHOclient is a Python client which helps data scientists search and access their data programmatically.


  • Search for indicators by keyword

  • Browse available datasets

  • List region and country codes

  • get the data as pandas Dataframes

Example usage

For example, to search for health data ona certain topic, like smoking

import ghoclient'smoking')

The above lines will fetch a Dataframe with all indicators containing the word smoking in their description.


This package was created with Cookiecutter and the audreyr/cookiecutter-pypackage project template.


0.1.0 (2020-06-28)

  • First release on PyPI.

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