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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
Boosting a Young Democracy
Maldives National University’s new Postgraduate Research Centre will use Research4Life to build capacity and help educate the young democracy’s future scientists and policy makers. Shaba Shabana giving a training on HINARI at the Maldives National University. The Maldives National University
From entomologist to agricultural librarian
Becoming a master trainer equipped Onan Mulumba, agricultural librarian at Makarere University to fuel evidence-based agricultural research and innovation in Uganda.
A librarian by passion and profession
Cynthia Kimani embeds Research4Life training and usage across the ten campuses of the Kenyan Medical Research Institute, ramping up research output and proving the library is a digital backbone of research. A decade ago, when Cynthia Kimani began work at
‘Making a Difference’: Where Are They Now? – Dr. Tewodros Tilahun
Transforming Patient Care in the Developing World How access to online medical research is shaping the future of CURE Ethiopia Children’s Hospital In 2011, we heard the inspirational stories of some of the individuals who rely on the Research4Life programmes everyday
Researchers and Farmers in Burkina Faso Benefit from Research4Life’s AGORA Programme
As one of the poorest countries in the world, Burkina Faso regularly suffers from drought, poor soil, lack of adequate communications and other infrastructure, a low literacy rate, and a stagnant economy. With 80% of the population relying on the
Sumawa Project in Kenya’s Rift Valley OARE case study
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Aided by access to research, through the Research4Life initiative, the SUMAWA project is having an impressive impact on the local community, endangered tribes and wildlife in the area.  The Ogiek tribe in Kenya is endangered: the forest, their natural environment,
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