These have been much in the news in 2011 and 2012 as a serious cause of poverty. There are two databases (not so well known as Medline) which are particularly valuable for researchers and practitioners who are working on parasitic diseases closely associated with the environment e.g. Onchocerciasis, Schistosomiasis, Elephantiasis, Dracunculiasis etc
- View Full Text button goes to the Global Health repository
- The URL on a database record will go to a publisher or society’s website where you may have access through HINARI or subscription
- DOI (Digital Object Identifier) – try putting it into Google to see if it is in a repository somewhere
- Contact the author directly.
Unfortunately Global Health is not available through HINARI, but access to it through another library in your own country or in a partner library may be possible. However the publisher CABI produces an online newsletter (CABI Ezine) and a blog which are free of charge.
Jean Shaw, Phi