Eligibility for Access to Research4Life

Institutions in two list of countries areas and territories (Group A and Group B) are eligible to join Research4Life based on four factors:

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Countries, areas and territories


Core Offer countries, areas and territories

Group A (free access)

  • Afghanistan
  • Angola
  • Bangladesh
  • Benin
  • Bhutan
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Cabo Verde
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Comoros
  • Congo
  • Côte d’Ivoire
  • Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Djibouti
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Iraq
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lao People’s Democratic Republic
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Micronesia (Federated States of)
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Namibia
  • Nepal
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Rwanda
  • Samoa
  • São Tome and Principe
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • South Sudan
  • Sudan
  • Swaziland
  • Tajikistan
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tokelau
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • United Republic of Tanzania
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Viet Nam
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Group B (low-cost access)

  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Belize
  • Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Cook Islands
  • Dominica
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • Fiji
  • Gabon
  • Georgia
  • Grenada
  • Guyana
  • Jamaica
  • Jordan
  • Kosovo (in accordance with Security Council resolution 1244 (1999))
  • Libya
  • Maldives
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritius

 

  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • Nauru
  • Niue
  • Palau
  • Paraguay
  • Republic of Moldova
  • Saint Helena
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Seychelles
  • Sri Lanka
  • Suriname
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
  • Tonga
  • Tunisia
  • Turkmenistan
  • Ukraine
  • West Bank and Gaza Strip

Refugee Camps categorized by UNHCR as “planned/managed camps” are eligible for free Research4Life access regardless of their geographical location.

This list of countries, areas, and territories is intended for use by the Research4Life partnership only. Given the specific nature of the design of this list which incorporates factors relevant to our public-private-partnership, we recommend that anyone seeking a list of countries fitting certain criteria should consult original United Nations, UNDP, and World Bank data.