Making research equitable for all: Research4Life 2023 year in review
2023 has been an exciting year for Research4Life. With the Partnership extended until 2030, we have embarked on a strategic transformation underscored by the inception of the Equity Committee. As the Country Connector project gains more traction, we were able to spotlight interesting stories from some the participating country. We shared heart warming narratives from our users, which deepening our understanding of their needs. We also highlighted some of the remarkable people who are pillars of Research4Life, driving our ongoing success. Read below for a recap of some of the stories from this year!
The renewed commitment will ensure that more than 200,000 resources from 200 publishers continue to reach research communities in low- and middle-income countries.
The aim is to address the existing disparities and foster inclusive practices, to enrich the research landscape with diverse perspectives and insights from all corners of the world.
We need help to support the critical mission of Research4Life to enable full participation in the global information environment.
Stories from our users
We caught up with Dr. Jalloh to chat about his work and the role that Research4Life and Hinari has had throughout his career, supporting his research and practice in Senegal and beyond.
Anu Rai shares with us how the Research4Life APC fee waiver and discount scheme is helping to level the playing field for researchers in the Global South.
We caught up with Mr. Khutsafalo Kadimo to learn more about his advocacy for Research4Life resources, and plans for the future of the Partnership
Spotlight on our country connectors
Moi University College of Health Sciences is a leading institution in Kenya for training health care professionals. It is also a Research4Life Country Connector host, dedicated to enhancing capacity of information use, building communities of evidence users and establishing local networks.
Chief Librarian Sonam Wangdi discusses the challenges and opportunities for researchers in Bhutan, emphasizing the importance of access to quality information and the country’s evolving research sector.
The University of Dodoma in Tanzania is advancing SDG4 by offering scholarships, special needs education, and adult literacy programs. The university’s growth and its partnership with Research4Life significantly enhance Tanzania’s educational and research landscape.
This article that explores digital innovation in African higher education, showcasing the inspiring efforts of educators overcoming connectivity challenges to make knowledge accessible. Dr. Richard Bruce Lamptey, one of our Ghana country connectors, impactful work is a key focus.
Get to know our people
Meet Angeline Djampou, Chief Librarian at United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the Program Manager of OARE in Research4Life.
Martin manages Research4Life’s technology platforms and offers support to users, working closely with our technology partners.
Mercy Moyo, Secretariat of the Research4life User Group, on the Group’s activities and plans for the future