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Join a 4 – week virtual discussion on Access to Health Research

A 4-week virtual discussion will be held on Access to Health Research. The discussion started on Monday 20th July 2015 and will run through to 24 August 2015. The discussion will bring together the experience and expertise of more than 8,000 … Continue reading

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WHO Launches the WHO Global Medicines Safety Database

This announcement is taken from HIFA: Healthcare Information For All: http://www.hifa2015.org WHO Launches Open Access to the WHO Global Medicines Safety Database http://www.who.int/medicines/news/glob_pharmvig_database_media/en/ Pharmacovigilance, or drug safety, is the primary method used to identify hazards associated with medicinal products and with minimizing … Continue reading

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Deadline extended for AHILA 14 Call for Abstracts

The deadline for the submission of abstracts for the 14th Congress of AHILA/ AIBSA has been extended to 1 May 2014. The event will take place in 2014 at Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania from 20th -24th October, 2014. The main … Continue reading

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Rapid increase on access to full-text literature since the launch of IRIS in June 2012

Ian Roberts, Coordinator of the WHO Library and Information Networks for Knowledge reports on HIFA2015 that, “WHO’s Institutional Repository for Information Sharing (IRIS) is increasing free access to WHO published material in the six official languages with its growing collection … Continue reading

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