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A librarian in Myanmar is modernizing the way of delivering literature to students, a physiotherapist in Ethiopia is finding better ways to treat his patients and a researcher in Zimbabwe is tackling the burden of diabetes. These are just some of the many stories we hear from Research4Life user. Read more below on this page, and discover other stories from the community:

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New nonprofit launched to support Research4Life

Friends of Research4Life, a new 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in the United States, was launched to support the critical mission of Research4Life to enable full participation in the global information environment. Organizations and individuals can now make contributions that directly benefit Research4Life programs.

Research4Life launches Country Connectors network project to support users at local level
The Country Connectors network project will deliver local interventions to heighten awareness about Research4Life resources.
Andrea Powell, Publisher Coordinator at Research4Life and Chair of the Finance Committee, to retire
Andrea has been the Outreach Director for STM since November 2018, and will remain associated with Research4Life as a Director on the Board of Friends of Research4Life.
Dr. Gracian Chimwaza is the new Chair of Research4Life Executive Council
As we focus on our vision for 2030 and we pivot to a new strategy which will support our community of users as both consumers and producers of research, Gracian’s appointment starts at an exciting and time for Research4Life.
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Research4Life Partners and the Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine work to ensure continued access to information resources
In response to the crisis in Ukraine, the Research4Life publisher partners have agreed to waive payment from institutions in the Ukraine for 2022, and full access will be available for the coming calendar year, and have taken steps to expand access to information resources for Ukraine institutions.
Our vision to 2030: Research4Life Strategic Plan
We are proud to share our new Strategic Plan with you, which offers our members, users and supporters of Research4Life the opportunity to contribute to the creation of a diverse and inclusive and equitable research ecosystem.
Nature Masterclasses online training made free to access for researchers in lower income countries
Springer Nature has made Nature Masterclasses on-demand online training content free to access in Research4Life Group A countries. Researchers can learn at their own pace, in their preferred format, as the online courses are delivered in bite-size lessons and practical tasks with over 45 hours of training available.
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