By Dr. Mboni Ruzegea, Director General of Tanzania Library Services Board and National Library. The use of imaging technology to diagnose and treat local endemic diseases is gaining pace in Tanzania. Thanks to the increased availability of evidence-based research, radiologists in
Today, 7 April, marks World Health Day. This year, the day has a special focus on recognizing nurses and midwives. We asked our colleagues at Hinari, Research4Life's health information program, about the very first nursing resources on the platform.
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.
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).
A new Hinari Users course will be available for free to users in registered institutions. The two-week distance learning course focuses on the basic skills needed to effectively access and download full-text material from Hinari. You will also learn how
Gaining access to Research4Life equipped Dr. Alice Matimba and her team with up-to-date and reliable information to advocate for a policy of investment in the advanced technology and services needed to tackle the burden of diabetes in Zimbabwe. In Zimbabwe,
Dr. Enitome E. Bafor is a senior lecturer at the Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, University of Benin, Nigeria. Enitome Bafor has faced many hurdles during her research career: from developing a unique application for a metabolomic-pharmacology model to more
The Medical Library Association (MLA) and the Elsevier Foundation have announced the recipients of the 2016 MLA HINARI/Research4Life Grants. Funded by the Elsevier Foundation, these grants will support HINARI/R4L training activities that promote the use of the programs’ scientific research resources in emerging/low income countries.