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:


POPLINE®(POPulation information onLINE):


Child and Maternal  Health Observatory:


Family Health International:


United Nations Population Fund:


Population council:


International Information Support Centre:




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

SCIELO (South American):


LILACS database covers South America and the Caribbean:


Global Health:


Cochrane database list of low and middle income countries:


African Journals online:



Kate Boddy

Information Specialist


Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry

Universities of Exeter and Plymouth

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