New Prize for AHILA Members

Partnerships in Health Information ( Phi ) and Association for Health Information and Libraries in Africa ( AHILA ) are pleased to announce a new prize to be awarded at AHILA 2014. The award is being generously sponsored by CABI, publishers of the world renowned bibliographic database, Global Health , which gives researchers and and students unparalleled access to all the world’s relevant health literature.

The award will be presented for the best short report showcasing health information activities in an AHILA member country. the award aims to strengthen the activities of AHILA members and/ or chapters at country level. Therefore the reports should showcase partnership working. Small prizes will also be given for all entries.

The prize money for the winning report is GBP 500.00 The money is intended to support and strengthen an existing AHILA chapter; or to facilitate the process of forming a country chapter with links to its national library association.

The competition will run from the end of July to the 1st September 2014.

The reports will be reviewed by a committee of distinguished international information professionals and the winner will be notified before the end of September. The prize will be awarded at the 14th Congress of AHILA which takes place from 20-24 October 2014.

For more information on eligibility and submissions visit the AHILA website. 

Nigel Palmer                                    Phi







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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