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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.

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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.

UNEP
Young innovators seek solutions to close the ‘knowledge gap’
Reducing the scientific knowledge gap between industrialized countries and the developing world is one of the eight UN Millennium Development Goals which nations seek to attain by 2015. Research4Life, a public-private partnership between UN entities, publishers and research institutes, helps
Over 700 Elsevier Science & Technology Books Now Available in Research4Life
Elsevier is contributing an additional 950 electronic books to Research4Life, a public-private partnership working to achieve the UN’s Millennium Development Goals by providing developing world access to critical scientific research. Building on the 800 existing Elsevier science and technology books, the
Over 700 Elsevier Science & Technology Books Now Available in Research4Life
Elsevier is contributing an additional 950 electronic books to Research4Life, a public-private partnership working to achieve the UN’s Millennium Development Goals by providing developing world access to critical scientific research. Building on the 800 existing Elsevier science and technology books, the
Wiley
Wiley-Blackwell Announces 102 Additional Products Available through Research4Life
Hoboken, NJ, January 6, 2011—Wiley-Blackwell, the scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly publishing business of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE:JWa and JWb), announced today that an additional 88 journals and 24 non-journal resources will be available through the three United
Research4Life software development challenge presented to thousands of students in Microsoft’s Imagine Cup
REDMOND, Wash. — Nov. 22, 2010 — Microsoft Corp. today announced Imagine Cup Solve This, a new program to provide inspiration for students looking to help solve the world’s toughest problems. In the spirit of “crowdsourcing,” intergovernmental organizations (IGOs), nongovernmental organizations
How Providing Access to Research Helps Address the UN Millennium Development Goals – Microsoft's Frank McCosker
Posted by Frank McCosker Managing Director, Global Strategic Accounts At Microsoft, we are driven by the idea that technology helps enable people to realize their full potential. Our involvement with Research4Life is a great example of how access to technology and the information
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