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‘Making a Difference’: Where Are They Now? – Geoffrey Salanje
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Since registering for Research4Life in 2004, staff and students at Bunda College of Agriculture have benefited from free access to high-quality scientific information in support of more than 20 academic programs.
A researcher in Burkina Faso finds what he needed to lift his work to international standards
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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
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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
On the front lines of research
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Uganda’s largest institution of higher learning boosts usage of evidence-based information through Research4Life. As a young student, Caroline Kobusingye was planning a career in counseling. “My passion is to help people and I thought that was the best way to
Access to Hinari is critical at CURE Ethiopia Children’s Hospital
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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