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An image of a pile of books in front of a laptop computer. Books are flying off the pile and forming a new pile in the screen of the computerThe Regional Office library supports the work of the Organization and Member States by providing them with timely, reliable and comprehensive information and library services covering a broad range of subject areas within the biomedical and public health field. The library collects, catalogues and disseminates all regional information products and assists users in accessing information, whether in print or electronic format.

The library is open Sunday to Thursday from 10:30 to 13:30. Visitors do not need to make an appointment to use the library. Library staff are available to provide orientation to the collections and information about how to use the library and its information resources.

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Data and statistics

The total number of publications produced by the Regional Office in 2016 was 146.

Arabic (33)

English (91)

French (22)

The total number of journals that have been indexed in the Index Medicus for the Eastern Mediterranean Region is 636.