Indexing in Medline of journals from outside Europe and North America (7) Global Index Medicus

11 June, 2019

The WHO's Global Index Medicus includes the regional Index Medicus of

Africa (AFRO)

Americas (AMRO/PAHO)

Eastern Mediterranean (EMRO)

Europe (EURO)

South-East Asia (SEARO)

Western Pacific (WPRO)

and is available at .

It also links to:

Regional Indexes


Global Index

Regional Indexes, MEDLINE, SciELO

Institutional Repository


The Global Index Medicus appears to be an invaluable resource, but doesn't seem as well known as it should be. I would be interested in hearing people's experiences with using it (off list if you prefer).


Margaret Winker

Margaret Winker, MD

Trustee, WAME



-Views are my own.-

HIFA profile: Margaret Winker is Secretary and Past President of the World Association of Medical Editors in the U.S. Professional interests: WAME is a global association of editors of peer-reviewed medical journals who seek to foster cooperation and communication among editors, improve editorial standards, promote professionalism in medical editing through education, self-criticism, and self-regulation, and encourage research on the principles and practice of medical editing. margaretwinker AT