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World Health Organization (WHO)

WWW service includes:

(a) news releases, publications catalogue, vacancy notices, email directory for WHO, information on WHO programmes

(b) Statistical databases (WHOSIS): information on the dataset or the dataset itself. Includes: health for all global indicators, mortality database, weekly epidemiological record, malaria information, expanded programme of immunisation (EPI) data, AIDS reporting, veterinary public health information. See separate record for more details

(c) WHO Library and Literature Services (HLT) are included. Provides access to WHOLIS (database, partially abstracted, of: WHO headquarters and regional office publications, periodical articles, technical and policy documents; joint publications or WHO with other publishers and international organisations; publications from Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), International Agency for research on Cancer (IARC), Council for International Organisations on Medical Sciences (CIOMS)). WHOLIS can be searched by word. Bi-monthly issues of WHODOC (their bulletin of new publications) can be downloaded is ascii or CDS-ISIS formats (it cannot be searched online). WHOLIS is also available as part of the LILACS CDRom produced by Bireme (see separate entry)

(d) African Index Medicus (see separate entry)

(e) vaccination requirements and health advice for international travel

(f) Links to other health servers

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