Category Archives: Partnerships

Open Access and the African Journal Partnership Project

Neil Pakenham -Walsh of HIFA has written : ” For some time now I have been applauding on HIFA the fact that so many medical journals published in Africa are now available open access. This really is a remarkable shift … Continue reading

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OPT-IN : Overseas Partnering and Training Initiative

This charity was founded in 2000 and works from the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust to deliver training with partner hospitals in low income countries which will ” result  in the sustained development in the health care services within these … Continue reading

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New Website for the Health Community in Sierra Leone

With a grant from the Tropical Health and Education Trust (THET) the UK – Sierra Leone Health Partners Network  (UKSLHPN) will be working in consultation with the Sierra Leone Ministry of Health and Sanitation to provide a website for promoting … Continue reading

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INASP partners from around the world meet in Oxford

Taken from the INASP website > News INASP staff, partners and associates from around the world met in Oxford to think about our approaches to capacity building and how INASP can continue to build on its strong track record of supporting … Continue reading

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IFLA International Leaders Programme: Applications now open

IFLA recently announced on their website a call for applications to the IFLA International Leaders Programme. A brief description is given below and more can be found on their website. The International Leaders Programme is a two-year Programme designed to increase the … Continue reading

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Africa Grants Programme from THET

Applications are now open for: Surgical and Anaesthetic Healthcare; Community Healthcare projects from West, East, Central and Southern Africa. Grant recipients must be from eligible partnerships between UK & Irish institutions and their partners in Africa. There are two funding … 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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25 Years of the Tropical Health and Education Trust

An article in the most recent issue of the Lancet ( vol 384 : 2011-2 : 6 Dec 2014 ) celebrates 25 years of the Tropical Health and Education Trust. Talha Khan Burki looks back at the 25 year history … Continue reading

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AHILA 2014 – Reports on the recent Elsevier Projects (Innovative Libraries)

Reports from eight projects funded by the Elsevier Foundation provided the content for a session on the 2nd day of the Congress. It explored the conundrum of how to map improved access to health information to health outcomes. Creating a methodology would … Continue reading

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Information literacy, ICTs and the problems in rural areas

The papers at the past three days at the Congress have covered a wide spectrum of subjects reflecting the Congress themes: ICTs and access to information and knowledge. Information seeking behaviours, access to and resources for health information have been … Continue reading

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