Tag Archives: Zambia

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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Open Access Campaign in Zambia

EIFL ( Electronic Information for Libraries ) is pleased to announce  a new six month project with the Zambia Library Consortium (ZALICO) that will advocate for open access ( OA ) publishing and sharing in Zambia. The project aims to … 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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Lusaka School of Nursing Library

Edward Phiri, Librarian of Lusaka School of Nursing library , tells Phi that the KOHA library management system ( open source software ) has been installed by him and is now up and running. eGranary is now available on several … 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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ZUKHWA Conference 7th February 2012

There will be a conference at the British Medical Association on 7th February 2012 of the Zambia UK Health Workforce Alliance. This will include the international launch of the by the Zambian Ministry of Health of the Zambian National Health … Continue reading

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Librarian-academic partnerships

Charles Lungu, Librarian at the Copperbelt University, Zambia, reports on an information literacy programme developed by the libraries at his own university in partnership with Botswana University, and the University of Abertay, Scotland, sponsored by the UK DelPHE programme. Higher … Continue reading

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If there is to be a Virtual Doctor Project – why not a Virtual Librarian Project?

The mission of the Virtual Doctor Project is to “Connect African clinic staff on the ground by email with doctors and specialists in urban areas and overseas, to assist with the diagnosis and treatment of patients” – especially those in … Continue reading

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Medical Aid Films

I have just looked at one of their films – a film for training traditional birth attendants (and others) which has no spoken dialogue (so it is independent of language) but shows all the actions and equipment needed for a … Continue reading

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“Learning by ear” from Deutsche Welle and IICD

Deutsche Welle has developed a “Learning by Ear” programme to make educational materials for the public more widely available in Africa by radio, internet and CD. These include health and social issues amongst other topics; and programmes are available in … Continue reading

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