Since the journal has become open access around the world and abstracting by international data bases
this has dramatically increased the potential reader numbers.
Colombia Medica was recently classified by COLCIENCIAS in A1 category as a fair recognition by its long undertaking of scientific publication during four decades, achieving articles to be consulted and informed in twenty two international data bases
, including Institute for Scientific Information (ISI-Thomson), and having an impact factor (SCIMAGO).
Just down the road are biometric cameras in lobbies that will be linked to international data bases
in which facial characteristics will be immediately identified.
* Midwives maintain records and create/contribute to national and international data bases
on the quality, cost and effectiveness of midwifery care;
There is access to international data bases
through standard services, leased circuit lines and specially developed communications systems.