Research4Life is a public private partnership of the WHO, FAO, UNEP, WIPO, Cornell and Yale Universities and the International Association of Scientific, Technical and Medical Publishers. Working together with technology partner Microsoft, the partnership’s goal is to help attain six of the UN’s eight Millennium Development Goals by 2015, reducing the scientific knowledge gap between industrialized countries and the developing world.
- Partners in HINARI, including Publishers
- Partners in AGORA, including Publishers
- Partners in OARE, including Publishers
- Partners in ARDI, including Publishers
Research4Life welcomes all partners who would like to support the programmes. Publishers, Institutions, and any organizations that are willing to support Capacity Building and Training activities are also welcomed.
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Stories From the Field:How Access to Scientific Literature is Improving the Livelihoods of Communities Around the World
To celebrate Research4Life’s 10th anniversary in 2011, we launched a user experience competition. We asked users to share with us how HINARI, AGORA or OARE has improved their work, life and community. In total we received some 60 entries from countries in all five continents. This impressive array of inspiring testimonies revealed a wealth of positive impacts brought about by Research4Life. This book celebrates the stories behind some of these competition entries.
This illuminating series of case studies provides insights into how access to the results of peer-reviewed research from Research4Life publisher partners is benefiting the health, well-being, and economic and social development of communities in the developing world, as well as contributing to greater environmental health and awareness.