Volume : 4, Issue : 4, MAR 2020


Dushyant Verma, Dr. Pratibha Bhandari


With the ever changing world of Biological and Health Sciences, the requirement of the day is to keep oneself well informed with the day to day happenings in the world of health. With the advent of information & communication technology, the storing, sharing and catering of the health information has become an easy task. The developing countries like India, still lack in utilizing the facilities of information technology. And the available few library and information science schools are ill equipped to do so. The present article will throw the light on resources which are currently providing the health science information throughout India and their contribution to health care providers.


Health Science Information System, Information & Communication system, Consortium, E resources.

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