Monthly Archives: June 2016

A Librarian’s role in data management

Research funders are increasingly requiring that the data used in research articles are made available so that they can be shared and reused.  There may also  be a requirement to have a Data Management Plan outlining how the data will … Continue reading

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HEAT in Ethiopia: training for frontline health workers

This training programme has both theoretical and practical parts. Written by African Health experts in collaboration with personnel from U.K’s Open University, it addresses priority areas such as: postnatal care, newborn and childhood illnesses. The OU International Development Office has … Continue reading

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Keeping patients informed about their health options

This article gives an overview of tools and strategies to disseminate recommendations to patients. Key factors of success were a dissemination plan written at the start of the recommendation development process, involvement of patients in this development process and the … Continue reading

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Wiki for tropical medicine & Tablet based training for CHWs in Ghana

From the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp – Grand Ambitions in Annual Report for 2015: Development of a “Wikitropica” to extend and share its knowledge on tropical diseases with the world-wide scientific community. From Medical Aid Films – A new … Continue reading

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Deadline for 2017 MLA/HINARI/Research4Life grants

An Autumn 2016 deadline will be announced shortly for the 2017 grant.  Definitely time to start thinking about it now.

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A new MLA /HINARI/ Research4Life Grant for training activities

In December, the Medical Library Association (MLA) announced the expansion of the Librarians without Borders® (LWB) E-Library Training Initiative. This includes the new MLA HINARI/Research4Life Grant (http://www.mlanet.org/p/cm/ld/fid=949 ) that focuses on training activities for the Research4Life (R4L) programs (www.research4life.org ). … Continue reading

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