Monthly Archives: October 2011

Tanzania: E-resources training workshop

This workshop, run by ITOCA, is due to take place from 29th November – 1st December. Further information is available by writing to Jean Shaw, Partnerships in Health Information

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Uganda / UK : Mulago Hospital and Liverpool Women’s Hospital and University Health Link

As part of the development of high dependency unit in Mulago Hospital, visitors from the UK spent 5 weeks in 2010 working with the Records Manager in the Obstetrics Department to produce the first Annual Benchmarking Report on Maternal and … Continue reading

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Funding, Evaluation, and Reaching the poorest

Downloads from the 2011 presentations at the THET Conference are now available at Funding from DFID/THET for different types of health partnership are explained by Jane Cockrell Director of Programmes at the Tropical and Health Education Trust Monitoring, evaluation … Continue reading

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Senegal Workshop on Public Access to Health Information (PAHI)

Workshop planning and delivery was an international team effort with excellent local support led by Ibrahima Bob, former President of the Association for Health Information and Libraries (AHILA) working with Maïmouna Diallo, Director of the Library and Media Centre at  … Continue reading

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Training for the trainers’; Building the health information profession for the 21st century in Uganda

This two day professional development event for health information professionals is an activity within the Elsevier funded project awarded to Makerere University Library with its UK partners in Phi. Watch the inspiring video about the project. Members of the visiting … Continue reading

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African libraries

Book Aid International newsletter BookLinks No.13 is now available online. It contains three interesting articles on libraries in Africa. Gweru schools march for libraries: School Library Month in Zimbabwe. The potential for eBooks in Kenyan libraries. Early literacy and libraries: … Continue reading

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Electronic Publishing Trust (EPT) announces Open Access award

The Electronic Publishing Trust is pleased to announce that it is launching an annual award for individuals in developing and transition countries who have made significant advances to the cause of open access and the free exchange of research findings. … Continue reading

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UKOWLA: Linking the world in Partnership

UKOWLA ( UK One World Linking Association ) is committed to supporting mutually beneficial links between communities in the UK and other parts of the world. This involves many health, communication and health information issues amongst its concerns. Check out … Continue reading

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Political will to commit to access to health information

Ibrahima Bob who works for the British Embassy in Senegal as Aid & UK Trade and Investment Officer- a former President of AHILA ( Association for Health Information and Libraries in Africa ) raises an important issue on the HIFA2015 … Continue reading

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