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Four laptop computers surrounding a server with pieces of paper moving from the server to the computers The Virtual Health Sciences Library (VHSL) is an electronic health sciences library network created by the Regional Office, in collaboration with Member States. The VHSL provides access to electronic health and biomedical information resources for health care professionals. Access to information is a major factor in improving the professional capabilities of health care professionals and services. In addition, evidence-based medicine relies on access to accurate and up-to-date health information resources stored in databases such as the VHSL.

Virtual Health Sciences Library (VHSL)

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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 648.