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Call for applications – AGORA Course February 2019 Edition (EN/ FR/ SP)
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*EN – Call for applications**FR – Appel aux candidatures* *SP – Convocatoria de solicitudes* Register here for English (4 to 15 February): https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/YD59ST7   Register here for French (11 to 22 February): https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/YFXZGXF Register here for Spanish (18 February to
Two decades on, a research access program continues to thrive
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An article on Elsevier Connect highlights the Research4Life mandate extension until 2025 In her years as researcher and senior lecturer in the Department of Clinical Pharmacology at the University of Zimbabwe, Dr. Alice Matimba heard of several cases of diabetes-related blindness, also called
AGORA Curso en línea: Fundamentos de Alfabetización Informacional y Acceso Global en Línea a la Investigación en Agricultura
AGORA Curso en línea (15-26 Oct 2018): Alfabetización Informacional y Acceso Global en Línea a la Investigación en Agricultura – Regístrese antes del 7 de Octubre! La Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO) en
New Hinari Users Online Course
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A new Hinari Users course will be available for free to users from registered institutions. This three week distance learning course focuses on the basic skills needed to effectively access and download full-text material from the Hinari resources including how
Call for Applications for AGORA Online Course in English and French
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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations  (FAO) in collaboration with RUFORUM will deliver an online course (in English and French) AGORA Fundamentals of Information Literacy and Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture in September 2018. The course aims to deliver
RESEARCH4LIFE PARTNERS COMMIT TO FREE AND LOW COST ACCESS & TRAINING THROUGH 2025
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Over 85,000 resources available to researchers, doctors, NGOs and policymakers to boost evidence based research, healthcare, policymaking and global justice. Washington DC, USA, July 24, 2018 The Research4Life partners announced today that they have agreed to extend their partnership through 2025. Research4Life
New Research4Life website unveiled
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We are pleased to present you the new Research4Life website. Our new and renovated site was launched at the Research4Life General Partners Meeting which was held at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington D.C. on 18 July. The new
Hinari/Internet Resources ‘Train the Trainers’ Workshop in Sarajevo
Hinari/Internet Resources ‘Train the Trainers’ Workshop in Sarajevo
From 14-17 May 2018, a Hinari ‘Train the Trainers’ Workshop was conducted by Lenny Rhine from Librarians Without Borders/Medical Library Association (USA) at the Hollywood Hotel, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The workshop was supported by the WHO Kyrgyzstan Country Office and the University of Sarajevo Medical School.
New UN Technology Bank Inaugurated in Turkey
New UN Technology Bank Inaugurated in Turkey
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A new United Nations body, which will address the challenges of the world’s poorest countries through science, technology and innovation, has been officially inaugurated in Gebze, Turkey today. The UN General Assembly tasked the Technology Bank to strengthen the knowledge
Hinari Train the Trainers workshop in Egypt
Hinari Train the Trainers workshop in Egypt
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A total of 50 participants including 5 from Djibouti and Libya were present at a Hinari Sub-regional workshop in Cairo, Egypt. The majority of the Egyptian participants were from health-related academic institutions. The workshop was jointly organized by WHO EMRO, the Egyptian Knowledge Bank (EKB) and the Librarians Without Borders/Medical Library Association, USA (LWB).
GLL Webinar 6: Strengthening the knowledge base about quality of care – an overview of Hinari: Research for Health.
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Advancing on the promise of universal health coverage (UHC) requires access to critical information to strengthen the knowledge base around quality of care. This webinar will provide an overview of the WHO programme, Hinari Access to Research for Health. The
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Call for Applications for free AGORA Online (English) Course is now open!
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AGORA Team is pleased to offer AGORA  (Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture) Online Course again in English. AGORA is one of the five programmes of Research4Life. The online course entitled AGORA : Fundamentals of Information Literacy and Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture is provided by the Partnerships and South-South Cooperation Division (DPS) at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN), in collaboration with Research4Life.