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Dear All

 

Many thanks to all who responded to my query regarding databases, other than the usual suspects, that have a focus on reproductive health and  databases, including non English language ones that focus on developing countries. As always I am so grateful to the Lis Medical community for coming to my aid.

 

 

Please find below a summary of the responses.

 

Reproductive health databases/wesbites:

WHO reproductive health library: http://apps.who.int/rhl/en/

 

POPLINE®(POPulation information onLINE): http://www.popline.org/aboutpl.html

 

Child and Maternal  Health Observatory: http://www.chimat.org.uk/default.aspx

 

Family Health International: http://www.fhi.org/en/index.htm

 

United Nations Population Fund: http://www.unfpa.org/rh/

 

Population council: http://www.popcouncil.org/

 

International Information Support Centre: http://www.asksource.info/res_library/mother.htm

 

 

 

Non English language databases, including ones that focus on developing countries:

SCIELO (South American): www.scielo.br

 

LILACS database covers South America and the Caribbean: http://bases.bireme.br/cgi-bin/wxislind.exe/iah/online/?IsisScript=iah/iah.xis&base=LILACS&lang=i&form=F

 

Global Health: http://www.cabi.org/default.aspx?site=170&page=1016&pid=328

 

Cochrane database list of low and middle income countries: http://epocoslo.cochrane.org/lmic-databases

 

African Journals online: http://ajol.info/

 

 

Kate Boddy

Information Specialist

PenCLAHRC

Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry

Universities of Exeter and Plymouth

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Exeter

EX2 4SG

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