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Partnerships in Health Information

The Phi Board has unanimously decided that, effective from 30th September, 2016 Phi would cease to be an independent charity and become a programme of the Centre for Global Health at the University of Winchester. We are delighted that this … Continue reading

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THET Conference, 20-21 October 2016

5 Reasons to Attend Our Conference View this email in your browser THET CONFERENCE JUST A FEW WEEKS AWAY A two-day event combining plenary sessions, workshops and practical micro-labs, our conference allows you to explore key topics related to health … Continue reading

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Re: The Need for Librarians

From HIFA From: “Neil Pakenham-Walsh” <neil.pakenham-walsh@ghi-net.org> Date: 8 September 2016 at 12:57:24 BST To: “HIFA – Healthcare Information For All” <HIFA@dgroups.org> Subject: [hifa] The role of medical/health libraries in LMICs Reply-To: “HIFA – Healthcare Information For All” <HIFA@dgroups.org> I was … Continue reading

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Regarding the Need for Librarians

From HIFA From: “Neil Pakenham-Walsh” <neil.pakenham-walsh@ghi-net.org> Date: 8 September 2016 at 12:57:24 BST To: “HIFA – Healthcare Information For All” <HIFA@dgroups.org> Subject: [hifa] The role of medical/health libraries in LMICs Reply-To: “HIFA – Healthcare Information For All” <HIFA@dgroups.org> I was … Continue reading

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The Need for Librarians

[From HIFA] Dear Neil, I think libraries are indeed very much necessary for the dissimulation of health related information, particularly to cover the needs of health care workers in the field. True, scientists can find anything on Google, but health … Continue reading

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Africn Journal Partnership Project.

[Copied from HIFA forum, http://www.hifa.org/forums/hifa-healthcare-information-all] Back in (I think) 2003 WHO’s Tropical Disease Research Programme, recognised that African medical and scientific publishing was in the doldrums and took the initiative to establish the Forum of African Medical Editors (FAME). I recall … Continue reading

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Zika Resource Portal from Wolter Kluwer

The Health division of Wolters Kluwer has launched the Zika Resource Portal, a single point of access to trusted clinical knowledge and current information to help healthcare professionals worldwide stay up-to-date on the rapidly spreading virus. The portal provides complimentary access … Continue reading

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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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