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Managing knowledge and communications for development in Africa

This is a call for applications for a short course provided by ITOCA and SOAS, and the University of London. This theoretical and practical course will have a strong focus on how to build successful knowledge management and communication for … Continue reading

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AHILA 2014 – Reports on the recent Elsevier Projects (Innovative Libraries)

Reports from eight projects funded by the Elsevier Foundation provided the content for a session on the 2nd day of the Congress. It explored the conundrum of how to map improved access to health information to health outcomes. Creating a methodology would … Continue reading

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Elsevier Foundation Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries

Winners of the Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries include: Enhancing Access to Research in Central and West Africa, Information Training & Outreach Centre for Africa, ITOCA Strengthening evidenced based healthcare in Tanzania, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Tanzania … Continue reading

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Visit to UK by Blessing Chataira, ITOCA 14-28 April 2012

Blessing Chataira is a programme officer at ITOCA ( International Training and Outreach Centre for Africa ) and is also head of the Continuing Education and Professional Development ( CEPD ) programme. This programme is a series of short courses … Continue reading

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Phi brings Commonwealth Fellows together to look at Koha

(From left to right) Gracian Chimwaza, Executive Director ITOCA; Murali Prasad, Library Director, Public Health Foundation of India, Hyderabad; Paul Johnson Information Landscape Librarian, Staffordshire University   Two Commonwealth Fellows currently being hosted in the UK  visited the University of … Continue reading

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Tanzania: E-resources training workshop

This workshop, run by ITOCA, is due to take place from 29th November – 1st December. Further information is available by writing to itoca@itoca.org. Jean Shaw, Partnerships in Health Information

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Training opportunities in Africa

ITOCA E-Resources National Training Workshops Mozambique at the Catholic University of Mozambique – 3rd – 7th October Ghana at Kwame Nkrumah University Of Science And Technology (KNUST) – 12th – 14th October. Further details available from itoca@itoca.org and warning that … Continue reading

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ITOCA Continuing Education and Professional Development Courses

The calendar for 3-5 day certified courses is out. The courses are aimed at enhancing skills for practising professionals through hands-on and practical skills in small groups. The courses are aimed at information managers, librarians, faculty and others. The topics … Continue reading

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