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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:

Research4Life case studies provide insights into how access to research benefits the health, economic and social developments.

Stories of change: a series of videos and photo stories showcasing the impact of access to information in the developing world.

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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.

Expanding developing-world access – feature in Research Information
Research4Life, the programme to provide developing-world access to scholarly resources, recently celebrated its tenth birthday. Case studies reveal some of its achievements Building a viable research culture in developing countries takes more than just access; it calls for training in
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Research4Life Partner Newsletter June 2012
Note from the Editor This May, we’ve hit an impressive milestone with 17,000 peer reviewed resources available through Research4Life. Since our January newsletter, we’ve reached out to librarians, authors, editors, policymakers, journalists and fundraisers to share our 10th anniversary case study book,
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Technology Partner Microsoft commended for contribution to Research4Life at GBCHealth Business Action on Health Awards
GBC HEALTH BUSINESS ACTION ON HEALTH AWARDS Commended Company 2012: Microsoft Award Category: Partnerships/Collective Action PROGRAM NAME: RESEARCH4LIFE – A LIBRARY-IN-A-BOX ABOUT THE COMMENDED PROGRAM Research4Life is a collaborative initiative involving public and private entities including the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the
Research4Life greatly expands peer reviewed research available to developing world
Over 7,000 Elsevier books now accessible through HINARI, AGORA, OARE, and ARDI For Release: 16 May 2012 For Information, contact: Charlotte Masiello-Riome, Research4Life Communications Coordinator, [email protected] London, United Kingdom – London, May 16, 2012 – Research4Life partners announced today that
A researcher in Burkina Faso finds what he needed to lift his work to international standards
Until September 2008, Sami Hyacinthe Kambire, an agronomist in Burkina Faso’s Institute for Environment and Agricultural Research (INERA by its French acronym), was a frustrated researcher. Although part of the Ministry of Scientific Research and Innovation, INERA, like most research
Advancing the standard of medical research means saving more lives for this hospital in Nepal
In his role as a paediatrician at Kathmandu’s Shree Birendra Hospital, Arun Neopane is a voracious consumer of journal papers. This passion led to his appointment in 2003 as the hospital’s Officer in Charge and editor of the Journal of
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