Tag: SDG4

Access to Hinari is critical at CURE Ethiopia Children’s Hospital
Without Research4Life’s HINARI programme, a young cancer sufferer at CURE Ethiopia Children’s Hospital would have lost one of her legs. In July 2010, a 22-year-old university student arrived at the CURE Ethiopia Children’s Hospital with a painful, swollen leg. She
Through HINARI, research and teaching at the University of Lubumbashi has flourished
Since gaining access to Research4Life’s HINARI programme, research and teaching at the University of Lubumbashi has flourished The University of Lubumbashi’s School of Public Health is one of the most productive health research institutes in the Democratic Republic of the
Unlocking the door to world-leading science
By unlocking the door to world-leading science, Research4Life has helped Gamal Khalafalla Mohamed Ali lead Sudan’s shift from short-term policy decisions to evidence-based policy-making that considers the long-term health interests of the Sudanese people. As Director General of Sudan’s Central
AGORA allows Bunda College of Agriculture community to look for agricultural information
Research4Life’s AGORA programme allows Bunda College of Agriculture to help not only staff and students but anybody in Malawi looking for agricultural information. As head of the library at Bunda College of Agriculture, Geoffrey F. Salanje provides information in support
Hinari enables Nguyen Duc Chinh to help patients and medical students at one of Viet Nam’s leading hospitals
Knowledge gained though Research4Life’s HINARI programme is enabling Nguyen Duc Chinh to help patients, medical students and his workmates at one of Viet Nam’s leading hospitals. Viet Duc hospital is the leading surgical centre in Viet Nam. It has 900
How Hinari is playing a key role for safer childbirth in Zimbabwe
A realization that childbirth in Zimbabwe needed to become far safer inspired Gudrun Witt to start an organization that is working towards exactly that – and Research4Life’s HINARI programme is playing a key role. When Gudrun Witt returned to Zimbabwe
Agricultural research on Nematods made possible thanks to AGORA
The first thing agricultural researcher Edward Oyekanmi did when he began his job at a new university was to ensure that the staff and students had access to Research4Life’s AGORA programme. As a PhD student at the University of Ibadan,
Improving the lives of HIV-infected orphans in Zambia
In 2003, a woman with AIDS, seven months pregnant and living in a bus terminal in the Zambian capital of Lusaka, was found by nuns and brought to a shelter. After delivering the baby, physician Tim Meade and a team
Leading the way with Hinari
Changing behaviours in learning, research, teaching and patient care transforms output and treatment. When the World Health Organization held its first HINARI training programmes in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, in 2002, librarian Grace Ada Ajuwon was there. “I was among
Designing a one-stop medical library
Tech-savvy Honduran medical librarian creates a one-stop virtual medical library, resolving security issues blocking access.
Embracing Research4Life
Mastering e-resources, Fredrick Otike promotes Research4Life as an expert information specialist. As a young student growing up in a remote village in southwest Kenya, Fredrick’s secondary school lacked electricity and running water, not to mention a library and science laboratory.
Pioneering at Makerere
Research output at the Makerere University College of Health Sciences has helped raise the University’s overall ranking to 9th in Africa. Dr. Alison Kinengyere facilitating a workshop on finding and using health information. Library Information Science was a new course
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