Tag Archives: health information resources

Patient Safety-Infection Prevention and Control

WHO has developed resources for assessing, implementing and sustaining patient safety initiatives, such as infection prevention and control for health personnel. Such procedures underpin safe practice in all health settings and are clearly important to everyone when faced with the … 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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Two new(ish) resources on medicine, and disability

Principles of Medicine in Africa – New (4th) Edition This new edition by Sir Eldryd Parry and others is now available. Published by Cambridge University Press, it is available for 25 GBP for customers based in Africa. It will be … Continue reading

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Two new resources for free or open access books

I have added two new sources of free or open access books on Phi’s “Selected Health Information Resources for Africa” Netvibes site. The Directory of Open Access Books [DOAB] initiated by OAPEN Foundation currently holds 756 Academic peer-reviewed books from … Continue reading

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Leaflet on health information resources from Phi

Health Information Resources for Librarians and Researchers in Africa – online, offline and print is a new leaflet from Partnerships in Health Information.  It can be downloaded and printed for distribution to anyone who might find it useful – it … Continue reading

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