Electronic Databases

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 0-9 Browse by Subject

Global Health

Title Availability Info
Index Medicus for the Eastern Mediterranean Region (IMEMR)

International index to Eastern Mediterranean health literature and information sources using headings according to the Medical Subject Headings MeSH list of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.   Indexes health information from Eastern Mediterranean countries including Afghanistan, Bahrain, Cyprus, Djibouti, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, The Occupied Territories, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, U.A.E., and Yemen Arab Republic.  Produced by the Eastern Mediterranean Region Library Network (EMLIBNET).  

Index Medicus for the South-East Asian Region (IMSEAR)
Database of articles published in selected journals within the WHO South-East Asia Region. Collaborative effort of participating libraries in the Health Literature, Library and Information Services (HELLIS) network in the region.
Latin American and Caribbean Literature on Health Sciences (LILACS)

Covers Latin American and Caribbean health sciences literature. Indexes articles from 670 medical journals and also includes : theses, thesis chapters, books, book chapters, congress and conference proceedings, technical and scientific reports, and government publications. Produced by BIREME, a PAHO Specialized Center.


Covers health sciences literature from English speaking Caribbean countries. Includes books, book chapters, theses, technical reports, congress and conference proceedings, and journal articles. Produced by Caribbean Net.

Native Health Research Database

Citations and abstracts related to the health and health care of American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Canadian First Nations.  Includes information on articles, reports, surveys, and other resource documents.  Coverage: 1966 - Present.  Sponsored by the Indian Health Service and the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center.

Western Pacific Region Index Medicus (WPRIM)

 Index of selected medical and health sciences journals from the WHO Western Pacific region.  Produced by the WHO Western Pacific Regional office and member states in the region.

World Development Indicators

Country-level comparisons of economic development data.   Permits creation of customized reports comparing specified countries by specific development statistics.  Also provides external debt and financial flows statistics for countries that report public and publicly-guaranteed debt under the World Bank's Debtor Reporting System (DRS).  Produced by the World Bank.