Virtual Health Library


Directories and Portals

Directories and Portals

  • Events directory
    Directory which provides data on scientific events in the oncologic area: congress, seminars, conferences, etc.
  • HIL-O Health information locator on Oncology
    HIL - Health Information Locator is a catalog of relevant health sites, selected according to quality criteria. The content is constituted by metadata that describes information sources available in the internet, pointing to the hypertext links. LIS applies a methodology based on the Dublin Core and GILS formats (Global Information Locator Service).
  • HIL- Regional
    The Health Information Locator (LIS) is the Virtual Health Library portal which contains the catalogue of information sources on health sciences available on Internet and selected with quality criteria. The LIS record describes the content of these information sources and includes the respective links to them. The LIS methodology is the result of technical cooperation between the Centro Nacional de Información de Ciencias Médicas (CNICM), Red Telemática de Salud en Cuba (INFOMED) and BIREME.
  • National professionals
    Catalogues of uruguayan specialists in oncology.
  • Iberoamerican oncologic entities
    Web pages of organizations, entities, asociations and scientific societies of iberoamerica that gives information in the oncologic area to the health personnel, patients and public.
  • Argentina
  • Barbados
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Mexico
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • Uruguay
  • Venezuela
  • Iberoamerican
  • Cancer epidemiology
    Statistical information on national and international cancer incidence and mortality.
  • Uruguayan legislation on cancer and smoking
    Collection of Uruguayan legislation into cancer and smoking.


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Update: May, 2015