Index Medicus for South-East Asia Region (IMSEAR) is an archive of selected publications in health sciences in the WHO South-East Asia Region. Materials in IMSEAR include formally published health science journals, health reports and documents. IMSEAR server is currently hosted by Mahidol University Library and Knowledge Center.
Items in IMSEAR are organized under categories, sub-categories and collections reflecting type of materials, countries and journal titles. In addition to metadata of each item, original full text documents or links to original documents are provided whenever available, under Open Archives Initiative (OAI) framework. Items in IMSEAR can also be harvested through OAI-PMH at the base URL: http://imsear.hellis.org/oai/request.
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BACKGROUND: Tobacco smoke has compounds that are known as human carcinogens. With every breath of secondhand smoke we inhale thousands of chemicals. The Government of India in the interest of public health has enacted the Cigarette and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA), 200...
INTRODUCTION: Tobacco use is responsible for a considerable number of morbidity and mortality in the world. Annually 14,000 deaths are attributed to tobacco use in Nepal. Despite having social acceptability of tobacco in Nepalese society, little has been known about tobacco use am...
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