Tag Archives: Uganda

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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Rural Libraries Contribute to Teenagers’ Health in Uganda

Uganda Community Libraries Association ( UgCLA ) has shared results of its Health, Reading and Computer Training Camps pilot project, which was started with support from the EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme ( EIFL-PLIP). UgCLA worked with five rural libraries … 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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Librarian Heroes in the digital age

Embedding Research4Life across 10 campuses establishes the library as the digital backbone for research. Becoming a master trainer to fuel evidence-based agricultural research and innovation in Uganda. Equipping the Maldives’ new research centre to educate the young democracy’s future scientists … Continue reading

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Getting together – At Last !

A.  Ministers of Health in many countries with low resources rightly complain that there are too many donors all doing ‘their own thing’ in countries which are not their own – and  regardless of that nation’s policies. B.  On the … 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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NUANCE : February Issue / numéro de février

The Newsletter of the UbuntuNet Alliance : Network, Collaboration, Education ( NUANCE ) has items of interest to African librarians and network users in its February issue.  The AGM of the Alliance will be held at Protea Hotel, Entebbe in … Continue reading

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Project for open access policies in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda

SPIDER –“Open access: knowledge sharing and sustainable scholarly communication in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda” is a new EIFL regional project funded by Spider, the Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions … The aim of the project is to raise visbility … Continue reading

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Integrating palliative care into the health systems in Sub Saharan Africa

The University of Edinburgh, the African Palliative Care Association (APCA) and Makerere University Palliative Care Unit are working in partnership to strengthen current palliative care programmes in Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and Zambia. Guided by the Ministry of Health in each … Continue reading

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e-Learning for Health Information Professionals in Uganda

As part of the continued partnership between health libraries located in London, Kent, Surrey and Sussex and the Sir Albert Cooke Medical Library, Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda, a two day eLearing workshop is being delivered in Uganda on Wednesday … Continue reading

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