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Descriptor English: Indian Ocean Islands
Descriptor Spanish: Islas del Oceano Índico
Descriptor Portuguese: Ilhas do Oceano Índico
Descriptor French: Îles de l'Océan Indien
Entry term(s): Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Maldives
Pemba
Tree number(s): Z01.639.520
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007195
Scope note: Numerous islands in the Indian Ocean situated east of Madagascar, north to the Arabian Sea and east to Sri Lanka. Included are COMOROS (republic), MADAGASCAR (republic), Maldives (republic), MAURITIUS (parliamentary democracy), Pemba (administered by Tanzania), REUNION (a department of France), and SEYCHELLES (republic).
Annotation: in addition to indentions here, includes Maldives, Pemba & Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
DeCS ID: 7371
Unique ID: D007195
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2012/07/03
Indian Ocean Islands - Preferred
Concept UI M0011213
Scope note Numerous islands in the Indian Ocean situated east of Madagascar, north to the Arabian Sea and east to Sri Lanka. Included are COMOROS (republic), MADAGASCAR (republic), Maldives (republic), MAURITIUS (parliamentary democracy), Pemba (administered by Tanzania), REUNION (a department of France), and SEYCHELLES (republic).
Preferred term Indian Ocean Islands
Pemba - Narrower
Concept UI M0011215
Preferred term Pemba
Cocos (Keeling) Islands - Narrower
Concept UI M0011212
Preferred term Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Maldives - Narrower
Concept UI M0011214
Preferred term Maldives



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