Tag Archives: Global Health

Free online courses from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Several free online courses have been developed by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical  Medicine working with other organisations where appropriate. The following courses are available: Ebola in contex: understanding, transmission, response and control  – this is ongoing -a … Continue reading

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New Journal : BMJ Global Health

The British Medical Journal have announced their new journal : BMJ Global Health. The journal’s aims are to achieve a world in which every person and country has access to the information about health, health care and social determinants of … 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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New issue of the Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Dr. Neil Pakenham-Walsh, of HIFA2015, recently alerted us that the January 2015 issue of the Bulletin of the World Health Organization is now freely available http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/93/1/en/ He quotes from the issue’s editorial: ‘The Ebola epidemic: a transformative moment for global … Continue reading

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Great offer for members of AHILA

Global Health is a unique database covering  Public Health in depth and including research from many many low / middle income countries. The publisher CABI is offering a very generous discount on the subscription price to the institutions of AHILA members … Continue reading

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Literature searching for neglected tropical diseases

These have been much in the news in 2011 and 2012 as a serious cause of poverty. There are two databases (not so well known as Medline) which are particularly valuable for researchers and practitioners who are working on parasitic diseases … Continue reading

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