Tag Archives: HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS Care – Collaborative Project between Ethiopia and Italy

“The objective of the CASA – Ethiopia project is to contribute to improve the quality of care of patients with HIV- infection in Tigray. The achievement of this objective needs a holistic approach including research, training, and the involvement of patients … Continue reading

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New Book – Neurology in Africa

The author William Howlett has practised in both Tanzania and Sierra Leone. His book is now available for download either as a whole or by chapter by chapter. There are 20 chapters in all covering the common neurological topiics, including … Continue reading

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Malawi: Launch of national health research agenda

This will guide Malawi’s research activities, policymaking and health service delivery over the next five years. It will move research away from being externally driven to focus on locally relevant priorities. “Research priorities identified in the agenda include: communicable diseases, … Continue reading

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What Elsevier is doing for “Innovative Libraries”

Elsevier is due to announce (sometime in December) the grants it has awarded for applications received during this autumn (2011). So I thought it might be interesting to look at those grants awarded last year to African “Innovative libraries”. The … Continue reading

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Zambia: HIV/AIDS counselling for deaf people by deaf people

The first ever Psychosocial Counselling Training course for deaf people was held at Young Women Christian Association in Lusaka from 16- 20 May, 2011. Presentation of their certficates was on the last day. 21 deaf Counsellers have now been trained … Continue reading

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