Monthly Archives: July 2016

IMARK: Promoting self-learning for people involved with information management and knowledge sharing.

About IMARK The Information Management Resource Kit (IMARK) is a partnership-based e-learning initiative created in 2001, which aims to improve the capabilities of people involved with information management and knowledge sharing. IMARK is a consortium of 13 members and CTA … Continue reading

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INFORMED AND HEALTHY – Theoretical and applied perspectives on the value of information to health care

The University of Makerere’s  Professor Maria Musoke has recently launched her new book Informed and Healthy – Theoretical and applied perspectives on the value of information to health care which is now available from the Elsevier Store, other retailers and in eBook Format – on 70 … Continue reading

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Zika Communication Network

K4Health, along with USAID and the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3), is pleased to announce the Zika Communication Network (ZCN) – to support communities currently affected—and those that will soon be affected—by Zika. ZCN connects responders with state-of-the-art knowledge and tools … Continue reading

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Videos available: Diabetes in Pregnancy: Stories from Saint Lucia

Thanks to Ms Abi Alayo, Librarian at Barts Health NHS Trust for alerting us to this. Diabetes is considered to be the biggest global health crisis faced today.  Around 422 million adults live with the condition, resulting in 1.5 million deaths … Continue reading

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How can health research from LMICs be made more accessible? Highlights of HIFA discussion

Thanks to Neil Pakenham-Walsh, HIFA Coordinator, for updating and informing us on the developments through his post on HIFA. From 6 June to 3 July 2016 HIFA hosted a thematic discussion around an important and neglected question: How can health research … Continue reading

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Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET) Library

The Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET) Library is a digital library containing resources for BMETs working in the developing world. It hosts an open-source collection with information about repair and preventative maintenance of medical devices, healthcare technology management, Biomedical Equipment Technician’s Assistant … Continue reading

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HealthEnabled – Country Dashboards

This notification came thanks to HIFA and Peter Benjamin HealthEnabled, Cape Town, South Africa. HealthEnabled has put together, through the HealthE Africa initiative (with support from K4Health), nine country dashboards on digital health. The initiative features nine Sub-Saharan African countries: Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, … Continue reading

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R4L/INASP Advocacy Competition Launched

In order to highlight the critical role that doctors, researchers, librarians and policymakers play in advocating their leaders to support research in their institutions and countries, Research4Life has joined efforts with INASP to run the 2016 Research4Life/INASP advocacy competition. The competition calls for case studies … Continue reading

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