Monthly Archives: July 2014

iPads/ tablets for students – Journal apps – EAHIL 2014

The iPad is the successor to the printed book. The iPad / tablet might be considered as the text book of the future. To test this, iPads were pre-loaded and lent to sample of medical students for 4-5 months. The … Continue reading

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Compassion fatigue – Patient information and consent – from EAHIL 2014

Compassion fatigue: a content analysis of public postings in terms of information needs in healthcare contexts. Prevention, identification and support is an essential requirement for the many health professionals and carers who suffer emotionally from compassion fatigue leading to “burn … Continue reading

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Storytelling – Using bibliotherapy for consumer health information – from EAHIL 2014

Bringing the Library (2.0) closer to the people: storytelling in the theatre, scientific lectures and nice food. An interactive theatre performance with people using SMS to ask questions of the actors. The actors themselves were involved with the different aspects … Continue reading

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Funding for Health Partnerships from THET

THET has announced new funding for Health Partnerships that did not receive grants in the first round. It is intended to fund projects strengthening the capacity of the developing country’s health services and funded by the UK Department for International … Continue reading

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What’s new ? – at the EAHIL Conference, Rome, 2014

Technology, support for researchers, health information for the public, ethics … In the following posts I will describe just a few of the presentations which I hope will interest you. So here goes with no. 1. JOVE – you will … Continue reading

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Improving public access to health information: case studies from Africa

The President of the Association for Health Information and Libraries and the Director of Partnerships in Health Information are pictured beside their poster, showing how the two organisations have worked together to improve public access to health information, with case … Continue reading

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Micromedex – a popular tool for pharmacists

Atai Okon, an information pharmacist from Nigeria has been visiting the UK on a Commonwealth Professional Fellowship programme organised by Partnerships in Health Information. As a part of her activities she has investigated Micromedex as a medicine information resource for … Continue reading

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Second tour de financement pour l’accès du public à l’information sur la santé

Phi en collaboration avec l’AIBSA est heureux d’annoncer un second tour de financement pour améliorer l’accès du public à l’information sur la santé (PAHI). L’objectif cette subvention est de permettre aux professionnels de l’information et aux bibliothécaires de la santé … Continue reading

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Second Round of Public Access To Health Information Grants

Phi in collaboration with AHILA is pleased to announce a second round of funding for Improving Public Access to Health Information (PAHI).   The aim of the small grant is to enable health librarians/ health information professionals to carry out a … Continue reading

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