HINARI Distance Learning Courses (English, French & Portuguese)

Register for the HINARI Distance Learning Courses (01 June – 30 June 2012)

ITOCA will be teaching the HINARI [*] Distance Learning Course in three languages – English, French and Portuguese. This online course will review (cover or teach) all the necessary skills for effectively and efficiently using HINARI’s electronic resources. It will begin 01 June and students are required to complete the material by 30 June 2012.

The course takes 4-6 hours to finish all the assignments and can be done in multiple online sessions. To complete the course, you will finish 22 exercises and send these to the course instructor (via moodle@itoca.org ). We will review the exercises and then send you a certificate.

The course is a series of PDF files (2MB or less) and a Word exercises document that will be downloaded from the ITOCA Moodle server (http://moodle.itoca.org). You also will need Internet access to HINARI – to complete the exercises. You must have your institution’s HINARI username and password.

If you want to register, send your name, institution and email address to moodle@itoca.org by 25 May. After being accepted in the course, you will receive instructions on how to proceed.

Please note, you are also able to take the other Research for Life courses. These include the AGORA and OARE programme courses. There is also a TEEAL course available via the same platform. For more information, you can contact moodle@itoca.org .

*HINARI Access to Research in Health Programme – ‘HINARI Programme set up by WHO together with major publishers, enables developing countries to gain access to one of the world’s largest collections of biomedical and health literature.’ http://www.who.int/hinari/en/


Chipo Msengezi   ITOCA

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