Tag Archives: Ghana

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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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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Open Access – what Eifl is doing in Africa

Eifl works in a number of African countries and others around the world. Working with libraries they provide resources and training to familiarise people with the open access resources which are available through the internet. These are some of the projects … Continue reading

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Evidence-informed policy making course in Ghana

Members of INASP’s evidence-informed policy making (EIPM) team are currently working with partners in Accra, Ghana as part of the VakaYiko consortium to deliver the pilot of a newly developed EIPM course. This week has seen the team carry out a … Continue reading

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Seeking Medical Librarians from East and West Africa

Jeannette Murphy, Senior Research Fellow in Health Informatics at University College London, UK, is still seeking help in locating medical librarians to contribute to a feature column ( International Perspectives and Initiatives…which she edits for Health Information and Libraries Journal … Continue reading

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African Health Library Projects

The following are African library projects that have recently been awarded grants from the Elsevier Foundation fund. Ethiopia – Consortium of Ethiopian Academic and Research Libraries The aim of this project is to build an Ethiopian national digital repository to improve research … Continue reading

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Au Ghana, à TAMALE, un service de santé maternelle consultable à la Bibliothèque Régionale du Nord

Afin d’améliorer la santé maternelle, a été créé avec succès un espace-santé avec un service SMS (à l’origine, cet espace  avait reçu des fonds émanant de l’initiative « EIFL Public Library » ; des crédits supplémentaires ont pu être alloués provenant de « STAR-Ghana » … Continue reading

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Library Service Aims to Reduce Maternal Mortality

Mothers-to-be, new mothers and their infants will benefit from the new mobile phone e-health service to be provided by Northern Regional Library in Ghana. The library, based in the administrative capital of Northern Ghana, Tamale, is one of three new … Continue reading

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Institutional Repositories for Open Access

INASP ( International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications ) newsletter no. 47 is now available online. INASP website and follow the links. It contains articles about institutional repositories for open access in  both Kenya and Ghana. Also developments … Continue reading

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Grants available for innovative libraries in Ghana, Kenya and Uganda

EIFL’s ( Electronic Information for Libraries ) Public Library Innovation Programme ( PLIP ) has announced an invitation to public and community libraries in Ghana, Kenya and Uganda to apply for grants to use information and communication technology ( ICT … Continue reading

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