Monthly Archives: June 2015

Patient Safety-Infection Prevention and Control

WHO has developed resources for assessing, implementing and sustaining patient safety initiatives, such as infection prevention and control for health personnel. Such procedures underpin safe practice in all health settings and are clearly important to everyone when faced with the … Continue reading

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Getting Involved in International Development Activities

Another paper in Health Information & Libraries Journal 32(1) March 2015 is by Phi’s very own Shane Godbolt and Jackie Cheeseborough ( with Maria Grant ) – Getting involved in international development activities: UK initiatives and hidden benefits. Jackie Cheeseborough … Continue reading

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Health Science Librarianship: South Africa, Tanzania and Zimbabwe

An article ” International Trends in health Science Librarianship : South Africa, Tanzania and Zimbabwe ”  by N. Tshuma et al was published in a recent issue of Health Information and Libraries Journal. It features the transformations, challenges and support … Continue reading

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Open Access Campaign in Zambia

EIFL ( Electronic Information for Libraries ) is pleased to announce  a new six month project with the Zambia Library Consortium (ZALICO) that will advocate for open access ( OA ) publishing and sharing in Zambia. The project aims to … Continue reading

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Africa: Sustainable Development for All

I’m indebted to HIFA2015 for the announcement by Carolyn Adams of Aberdeen University of its free, online course ” Africa: Sustainable Development for All”. Carolyn Adams’ main area of interest is organisational governance in large and small health organisations in … Continue reading

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New Website

In case you haven’t noticed Phi has a new website. Although the previous one was very good this change represents a new approach. Let us know what you think of it and, of course, if you like it, please use … Continue reading

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Libraries on chips! – for tablets and mobile phones

WiderNet (creators of eGranary on hard drives) are seeking crowd-funding to produce new information resources on chips that can be placed in mobile devices –  dubbed the Pocket eGranary Library. The focus will be on topics such as: language, literacy, … Continue reading

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Subvention pour le congrès de l’IFLA 2015

L’AHILA en collaboration avec l’Association des bibliothèques de Norvège (Section médecine et santé) sont heureux d’annoncer une subvention de participation pour le congrès mondial des bibliothèques et de l’information (IFLA) du 15 au 21 août 2015. Objectifs de la subvention … Continue reading

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IFLA Participation Grant

AHILA in collaboration with the Norwegian Library Association            ( Section for Medicine and Health ) are pleased to announce a Participation grant for the IFLA World Library and Information Congress during 15-21 August 2015. Objectives … Continue reading

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