Research4Life has made headlines by:

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  • Millions of researchers, scientists, students, clinicians, practitioners and policy makers
  • More than 8,500 universities, hospitals, research institutes and government ministries
  • More than 115 countries

With free or low cost access to

  • Online access to 85,000 peer-reviewed international scientific journals, books, and databases
  • Training in research literacy and IT skills
  • The world’s research in medicine, agriculture, environment and related social sciences

The long term vision for Research4Life is to achieve:

  • Better research
  • Updated curriculum
  • Research-based policy decisions
  • Connections to international scientific community
  • Reduced “publishing gap” & improved locally-produced journals
  • ULTIMATELY – Improved health, food security, environment, innovation and justice

For more information on Research4Life, please contact

If you like to contact the programmes directly, write to: