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Guide to Training Resources

This guide to training resources in health care, social work, medicine  and related fields on the internet ( free or low cost ) is produced annually by the American International Health Alliance and compiled by Irina Ibraghimova, Library and Information … Continue reading

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OPT-IN : Overseas Partnering and Training Initiative

This charity was founded in 2000 and works from the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust to deliver training with partner hospitals in low income countries which will ” result  in the sustained development in the health care services within these … Continue reading

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Phi’s latest activities

Phi has just said goodbye to three Nigerians on Commonwealth Professional Scholarships. Specially tailored programmes for learning and experience in the UK had been planned for each of them according to their interests. The Scholars included a senior university librarian, … Continue reading

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Library and Information Education in Malawi

” A decade of formal library and information education in Malawi: the case of Mzuzu University ” is the title of a paper by Winner Chawinga presented at the recent IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Cape Town. Winner, … Continue reading

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Getting Involved in International Development Activities

Another paper in Health Information & Libraries Journal 32(1) March 2015 is by Phi’s very own Shane Godbolt and Jackie Cheeseborough ( with Maria Grant ) – Getting involved in international development activities: UK initiatives and hidden benefits. Jackie Cheeseborough … Continue reading

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IFLA Participation Grant

AHILA in collaboration with the Norwegian Library Association            ( Section for Medicine and Health ) are pleased to announce a Participation grant for the IFLA World Library and Information Congress during 15-21 August 2015. Objectives … Continue reading

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Open Access – what Eifl is doing in Africa

Eifl works in a number of African countries and others around the world. Working with libraries they provide resources and training to familiarise people with the open access resources which are available through the internet. These are some of the projects … Continue reading

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Innovative Libraries Grants Awarded by Elsevier for 2014

Elsevier has just announced the winners of the 2014 grants. Four of the six grants focus specifically on health information. The NLM ( National Library of Medicine ) founded Network of African Medical Librarians has been awarded a grant for … Continue reading

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New Research4Life Training Material Portal

The new Research4Life training portal has been launched ( see website ). The goal of this resource is to centrally locate the inter-discipline training material and other training related information from all four Research4Life programmes-HINARI, AGORA, OARE and ARDI. The … Continue reading

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Anglo-Tanzanian Partnership: Enhancing Public Access to Health Information

The two Commonwealth Professional Fellows from Tanzania hosted by Partnerships in Health Information ( Phi ) with trustee Lucy Reid ( South London and Maudesley NHS Foundation Trust ) arrived safely on Sunday 11 May. Their programme is now well … Continue reading

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