One of the most diverse of the WHO regions, the Western Pacific constitutes some of the world's least developed countries as well as the most rapidly emerging economies. It includes highly developed countries such as Australia, Japan, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea and Singapore; and fast growing economies such as China and Viet Nam.
There are 37 Member States and areas in the Western Pacific Region. These are:
Hong Kong, China
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Micronesia, Federated States of
Nauru New Caledonia
Northern Mariana Islands
Papua New Guinea
Republic of Korea
Wallis and Futuna
The nations covered are: Afghanistan, Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Islamic Republic of Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, as well as the occupied Palestinian territory.
The national version of FAOSTAT, CountrySTAT, is being developed and implemented in a number of target countries, primarily in sub-saharan Africa and some Asian nations. It offers a two-way data exchange facility between countries and FAO as well as a facility to store data at the national and sub-national levels.
The purpose of IndMED is to index selected peer reviewed medical journals published from India. It supplements international indexing services like PubMed. It covers about 77 journals indexed from 1985 onwards.