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  • Global Family Doctor Disease Alerts
    5 star rating A collection of updates on disease outbreaks worldwide. These alerts are published by the World Health Organization's Communicable Disease Surveillance and Response Program and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Harvard World Health News
    4 star rating News updates from online international news sources such as the BBC, Associated Press, New Nation, and The Guardian. Harvard School of Public Health .
  • News Headlines
    4 star rating A UK-based service that maintains headline links to medical news emerging worldwide.
    4 star rating Asia's only regional medical newspaper which reports regional and international news and practical, diagnostic and therapeutic findings that serve the clinical interest of the physician. Medimedia.
  • Australian Broadcasting Corporation News in Health and Medicine
    3 star rating Archived health news stories from Australia's national non-commercial public broadcaster. The online materials provide additional detail on broadcast television and radio news and shows. Some material is from Agence France-Presse (AFP), APTN, Reuters, CNN and the BBC World Service.
  • Express Pharma Pulse (India)
    3 star rating Current and archived content of the number one Indian business weekly for the pharmaceutical industry. Contents include news, views, interviews, research & development, technology trends, corporate and international developments, policies and amendments, marketing, bulk drug prices, Biotech, and product profiles. Indian Express Group.
  • Medical Observer (Aus)
    3 star rating Weekly clinical, social, legal, political and economic news and features for Australian General Practice physicians.
  • Canadian Medical Association News
    1 star rating REG Canadian healthcare news with a focus on CMA member input and opinion. CMA Interface documents are posted online in Adobe PDF format. Free registration. Canadian Medical Association.
  • Diario Medico (Spain)
    1 star rating A Spanish language health and medicine "metasite" that offers daily healthcare news updates, feature articles, in-depth analyses of medical issues, and website reviews. Published by Spain's Recoletos Grupo de Comunicacion.
  • New Zealand Doctor Online
    1 star rating Online resources from a New Zealand national newspaper directed to family doctors. The website offers a limited amount of free medical and political news, clinical updates, and weblinks. Subscribers have access to the complete newsletter archives. Fee transactions. Havas MediMedia NZ Ltd.
  • UK Health News Digest
    1 star rating The British Medical Joural provides these one line daily summaries of health stories appearing in UK national newspapers. BMJ.

Full Text / MultiMedia

  • Annals of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore
    5 star rating The official medical journal of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore. Medline full text links:[ta].
  • Canadian Medical Association Journal
    5 star rating An interactive website for a peer-reviewed general medicine journal. Presents full text daily news, original scientific clinical articles, and audio interviews with medical newsmakers. The official publication of the Canadian Medical Association.
  • Chronic Diseases in Canada
    5 star rating A peer-reviewed scientific journal, sponsored by the Canadian government, focused on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases and injuries in Canada.
  • eMJA - Medical Journal of Australia
    5 star rating A premier forum for medicine and healthcare in Australia which offers original research, clinical practice reviews, educational articles, and coverage of social, ethical, legal and other issues. This is the official journal of the Australian Medical Association.
  • Indian Pediatrics (India)
    5 star rating Articles report outstanding clinical and experimental work in support of the practice of Pediatrics in India and the developing countries. Official publication of the Indian Academy of Pediatrics.
  • Irish Medical Journal
    5 star rating Ireland's premier medical journal, established in 1867, publishes news, commentary, editorials, and original papers of interest to all branches of the medical profession.
  • Journal of Korean Medical Science
    5 star rating Full text articles that cover the clinical evaluation of drugs, epidemiologic studies, and studies on pathogenic organisms. This journal is an international, peer-reviewed, general medical journal published in English bimonthly. PDF files. Korean Academy of Medical Sciences. Korean Academy of Medical Sciences.
  • Singapore Medical Journal
    5 star rating One of the major medical publications in South East Asia. Includes editorials, research papers, case reports, invited articles and reviews contributed by local and overseas doctors. Covers new scientific research and developments, events, medico-legal issues, and continual medical education. PDF format. Published monthly by the Singapore Medical Association. Singapore Medical Association. .
  • The British Columbia Medical Journal
    5 star rating A general medical journal governed by an editorial board of physicians from numerous disciplines. It is the official publication of the British Columbia Medical Association which was founded in 1900. British Columbia Medical Association.
  • Annals of Saudi Medicine
    4 star rating A bimonthly multidisciplinary medical journal written in English. Covers Middle Eastern medicine including research and new developments. Abstracts and full-text. HTML or PDF files. Joint project of the King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre and the King Saud University College of Medicine and King Khalid University Hospital. .
  • Bombay Hospital Journal
    4 star rating Journal articles and case reports in support of medical practice in India. Includes coverage of disease patterns, reviews of symptoms and signs, and analyses of the cost effectiveness of medical interventions. QuantumLink Communications Pvt. Ltd. Bombay Hospital Institute of medical Sciences.
  • Ceylon Medical Journal
    4 star rating A quarterly publication, established in 1887, that presents articles on local case experiences and clinical practice issues. Sri Lanka Medical Association.
  • Chinese Medical Journal (Taipei)
    4 star rating Scientific articles on clinical medicine research and issues in all fields of medicine. An archive of free full text journal articles. Change the year in the search window for alternate years. Website: . Chinese Medical Association Publishing House.
  • Hong Kong Medical Journal
    4 star rating A bimonthly general medical journal which publishes original research papers, review articles, medical practice papers, case reports on clinical practice and research in all branches of medicine. Published by the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine and the Hong Kong Medical Association.
  • Indegene Medical Portal of India
    4 star rating News updates, journals article summaries, clinical case presentations, a drug database, and in depth reviews directed to India's physicians and healthcare community. Indegene Lifesystems Pvt. Ltd.
  • Journal of Nippon Medical School
    4 star rating Original articles that introduce achievements in basic and clinical medicine. Includes reports on experiments, clinical cases, and case records from Nippon Medical School.
  • Journal of the Indian Medical Association
    4 star rating An indexed journal which constitutes the largest circulation (over 1,05,691 copies per month) of all the indexed and other medical journals of India and abroad.
  • MedicineAu Online Journal of Medicine of Australia
    4 star rating A metasite of resources for sharing knowledge between Australian doctors. Includes daily clinical news updates, presentations, and feature articles. Northern Rivers Division of General Practice (NSW) Ltd. .
  • MedInd Full Text Biomedical Journals of India
    4 star rating A one point resource of full text, peer-reviewed Indian biomedical literature. It provides quick and easy access through searching or browsing.
  • Middle East Journal of Family Medicine
    4 star rating The Mission of the Journal will be to promote family medicine in the Middle East to meet the needs of scientists, practitioners, policymakers, and the patients and communities they serve in the Middle-East. It is born out of the growing need for the exchange of ideas and research results in the region. It will foster a knowledge base for caring for individuals, families, societies and communities.
  • TelMedPak Medical Information for Pakistan
    4 star rating A repository of health and medical information with a particular reference to Pakistan. This resource offers a section with news and articles for doctors and medical students.
  • Ulster Medical Journal
    4 star rating A general medical journal of refereed and original clinical articles published in one volume (two issues) annually. The Ulster Medical Society.
  • University of Toronto Medical Journal
    4 star rating Full text original studies and review articles of clinical research, medical education, medical ethics, medical jurisprudence, and the history of medicine. Articles are contributed by the University of Toronto's medical community and members of the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine. University of Toronto Medical Journal, University of Toronto.
  • Bioline International
    3 star rating A not-for-profit electronic publishing service committed to providing open access to quality research journals published in developing countries. BI's goal of reducing the South to North knowledge gap is crucial to a global understanding of health (tropical medicine, infectious diseases, epidemiology, emerging new diseases). A collaborative initiative of the University of Toronto and Brazil's Reference Center on Environmental Information.
  • Journal of The Association of Physicians of India
    3 star rating One of the premier medical journals in India which supports approximately 13,000 API internal medicine consultant physicians and specialists.
  • Kobe Journal of Medical Sciences (Japan)
    3 star rating Original articles, short communications, case reports and minireviews in all branches of medical sciences fedited at Kobe University School of Medicine of Japan.
  • Sao Paulo Medical Journal
    3 star rating Original articles in the fields of basic health science and clinical health science. One of the oldest medical publications in Brazil. The journal is published bimonthly by the Association Paulista de Medicina.
  • Shiraz E-Medical Journal from Iran
    3 star rating A monthly online magazine which presents reviews of current topics in general internal medicine. Published by the Department Of Internal Medicine of Shiraz University of the Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran. Shiraz University of Medical Sciences .
  • The Ulster Medical Journal
    3 star rating The publicationa of the Ulster Medical SOciety
  • Pejouhandeh Medical Journal of Iran
    2 star rating A quarterly research journal of the Shaheed Beheshti Medical University of Tehran, Iran. Shaheed Beheshti Medical University.
  • Canadian Family Physician
    1 star rating REG Abstracts of journal articles plus full text "Critical Appraisal" reviews of important articles in the literature relevant to family physicians. Available in English and French. Restricted registration or content areas. The College of Family Physicians of Canada.
  • Canadian Journal of Rural Medicine Online
    1 star rating A peer-reviewed journal that presents rural health practical clinical information and addresses health policy issues in English and French. Society of Rural Physicians of Canada.
  • International Health News (Canada)
    1 star rating REG Reviews 40 of the world's most respected medical journals and condenses them into abstracts. The focus is on diet, life-style, arthritis, cancer, heart disease, and degenerative conditions. Also available in Spanish. Fee registration. Hans R. Larsen.
  • Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan
    1 star rating A peer-reviewed monthly journal which offers editorials, original research papers, case reports, reviews, and commentaries. College of Physicians and Surgeons, Pakistan.


  • Health InterNetwork
    5 star rating REG A library of information on public health for third world countries - nearly 1,500 scientific publications, one of the world's largest collections of biomedical literature. Registered users have free, full-text access to the journals from this website. The collection is available through the efforts of the World Health Organization together with the 6 biggest biomedical publishers. Restricted registration or content areas.
  • Free Medical Journal Access to Developing Economies from Highwire
    4 star rating A directory of Highwire's medical journals with free online access to all countries that appear in the World Bank's list of "low income economies. Users of this service do not need to sign up for this service as the software automatically detects countries users are connecting from and grants access accordingly. Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University.
  • New Zealand Medical Journal
    4 star rating REG Journal of the New Zealand Medical Association. Fee registration. Free abstracts.
  • PakMediNet Pakistani Medical Journals
    4 star rating REG A database of abstracts for Pakistani clinical and research medical journal articles. PakMediNet is run by Pakistani physicians with a goal of improving access to Pakistan-based medical publications and research. Free registration.
  • Archives of Iranian Medicine
    3 star rating A peer-reviewed, multi-disciplinary, quarterly medical publication which offers scientific medical information focused on the Middle East region.
  • BioMedCentral International Health and Human Rights
    3 star rating An online journal which publishes free, full text peer-reviewed original research articles on all aspects of International health and human rights.
  • IndMED Indian Biomedical Literature Database
    3 star rating A searchable bibliographic database that catalogs Indian biomedical literature including articles from 75 prominent Indian journals. Indian Medlars Centre .
  • Karnataka Journal of Medical Sciences (Bangalore)
    3 star rating Discussions on various aspects of medicine in India, for the practicing clinician, including politics and social aspects.
  • Medical Journals by Country at Medbioworld
    3 star rating A directory of weblinks.

Major Sites / Home Pages

  • India's Medical Portal
    5 star rating A platform for "free and healthy interaction for doctors of all specialities of medicine". Includes cyber lectures, an image library, and conferences in every speciality. Includes lectures, online journals, images, and case discussions.
  • World Medical Association
    5 star rating An international organization which supports physician independence as they confront global healthcare issues. The organization works for high standards in medical ethical behaviours, education, science, and health care delivery. This website offers membership information, press releases, publications, meeting announcements, and policy statements.
  • Academy of Medicine of Malaysia
    4 star rating Formed in 1966, embraces all disciplines of medicine.
  • Doctors Without Borders
    4 star rating News and resources from an international independent medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural or man-made disasters, or exclusion from health care in more than 70 countries.
  • European Agency for the Evaluation of Medicinal Products
    4 star rating Articles and resources that provide high quality evaluation of medicinal products, to contribute to the protection and promotion of European Union public and animal health.
  • Health Canada
    4 star rating A searchable database of articles on Canadian healthcare, sponsored by the Canadian government, that covers epidemiology, public health, drugs, and diseases. Provides announcements, and treatment standards for contagious and chronic diseases.
  • International Committee of the Red Cross
    4 star rating An impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance.
  • Meditune Medical Portal (India)
    4 star rating Medical articles, case reports, news, and CME. Meditune project is the concept of two Doctors from Dakshina Kannada, a coastal district of Karnataka State, in India.
  • The Israel Medical Association Journal
    4 star rating IMAJ publishes original articles and reviews: "Images in Clinical Medicine", conference reports, book reviews, medical education, current and historical viewpoints. IMAJ represents medical sciences and medicine in Israel.
  • World Organization of Family Doctors
    4 star rating "WONCA" is a international organization that supports academic aspects of general family practice. Its website offers abstracts of current medical literature articles, clinical news updates, membership information, and a conference calendar, travel alerts, useful links.
  • College of Family Physicians of Canada
    3 star rating News, membership information, surveys, newsletters, and position papers. The College of Family Physicians of Canada(CFPC).
  • Global Medicine Network from Massachusetts Medical Society
    3 star rating A website, sponsored by the Massachusetts Medical Society, that encourages users to post notices about upcoming courses, lectures or meetings and exchange ideas, supplies, information, and equipment related to international health and tropical medicine. Global Medicine Committee at the Massachusetts Medical Society.
  • Saudi Medical Site
    3 star rating REG A portal for Saudi Arabian medical practitioners that includes 100s of downloadable, specialty-categorized medical school lectures. The site's Interactive forums present clinical topics, medical news, conference updates, quizzes, old exams, lectures, tutorials, and cases of the Week. Free registration. Restricted registration or content areas.
  • South African HealthInfo
    3 star rating Original clinical and healthcare articles to improve decision making in the South African health system. A government initiated project of the South African Department of Arts, Culture, Science and Technology.
  • of Brazil
    1 star rating A metasite, directed to medical students, that presents Portugese language clinical news updates, a clinical image bank, clinical cases, and outlines of procedures.



Educational Materials



  • IndMED
    4 star rating Provides access to bibliographic details from 75 Indian biomedical journals. The site of the Indian MEDLARS Centre acts as a portal to over 100 biomedical websites as well as e-journals. National Informatics Centre.

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