Tag Archives: South Africa

HealthEnabled – Country Dashboards

This notification came thanks to HIFA and Peter Benjamin HealthEnabled, Cape Town, South Africa. HealthEnabled has put together, through the HealthE Africa initiative (with support from K4Health), nine country dashboards on digital health. The initiative features nine Sub-Saharan African countries: Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, … Continue reading

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Health Science Librarianship: South Africa, Tanzania and Zimbabwe

An article ” International Trends in health Science Librarianship : South Africa, Tanzania and Zimbabwe ”  by N. Tshuma et al was published in a recent issue of Health Information and Libraries Journal. It features the transformations, challenges and support … Continue reading

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The Librarian’s Choice: Top 20

The Library and Information Association of South Africa ( LIASA ) has developed the theme ” Celebrating libraries in 20 years of democracy ” for its activities in 2014, which includes The Librarians Choice: Top 20 South African books 1994-2014. … Continue reading

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16th LIASA Annual Conference

The 16th LIASA ( Library and Information Association of South Africa ) annual conference will take place in Johannesburg at the Birchwood Hotel and Conference Centre from 22- 26 September, 2014. The theme is ” Celebrating libraries in 20 years … Continue reading

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South African Library Week: 15 – 22 March 2014

Theme: Celebrating libraries in 20 years of democracy: check in @ your library South African Library Week (SALW) 2014 is being celebrated from 17-23 March 2014 with the theme Celebrating libraries in 20 years of democracy: check in @ your … Continue reading

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Articles on Health Science Librarianship

I see from HIFA 2015 that articles on health science librarianship are being sought for a series called Trends in Health Science Librarianship. The editor who is Jeanette Murphy, Senior Research Fellow in Health Informatics at University College London, UK, … Continue reading

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South African Library Week 15-22 March 2014

LIASA ( Library and Information Association of South Africa ) is organising South African Library Week 15-22 March 2014. Details are on its website. It will, among many other things, celebrate the role of libraries in 20 years of democracy … Continue reading

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4th National HICSA Conference

Below is an invitation to health information workers from Marguerite Nel, the Chair of The Health Information Community Of South Africa (HICSA). Dear HICSA members and other health information workers On behalf of the HICSA committee, I want to invite … Continue reading

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African Public Libraries Summit: Informing Africa, Developing Africa

On 19 September 2012, the first-ever continent-wide convening of public library leaders and policymakers met under the theme of “Informing Africa, Developing Africa.” The summit took place in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over the course of three days, delegates engaged with … Continue reading

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La Fête des Livres et des Bibliothèques en Mars

World Book Day ( la Fête des Livres ) se passe le jeudi 7 mars 2013. Book Aid International a envoyé plus de 38,000 livres à des bibliothèques en Afrique subsaharienne depuis la Fête des Livres 2012. Entre le 16 … Continue reading

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