Elsevier Foundation 2010 Grants for Libraries in Developing Countries

The Elsevier Foundation has announced the 2010 recipients of grants under its Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries program, committing over $300,000 to support the work of libraries in developing countries. The 2010 grant recipients were selected from 260 proposals worldwide for their innovation and potential for impact in the developing world.

     In 2010 four new grants have been awarded as follows :

  • HIV/AIDS Audio-visual archive, University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Egyptian National Cancer Database
  • Library Infrastructure Boost, University of Hargeisa, Somaliland
  • Health Information Delivery in Rural Guatemala, using Telemedicine

In addition the Foundation continues to support multiyear grants in Liberia, Kenya , Uganda, and Cameroon.

This announcement appears on the HIFA2015 website www.hifa2015.org and further information is available on www.elsevierfoundation.org

         Nigel Palmer

 

    

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About nigepalphi

I am a trustee of Partnerships in Health Information. I was librarian of the Health Education Council in London from 1969 to 1972, then librarian of St Mary's Hospital Medical School from 1972 to 2002.
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