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10 Dec 2014
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“We have challenges, a lot of challenges in Kenya,” says Dr. Bessie Mukami, a general physician who serves at Embu General Provincial Hospital, a relatively large teaching hospital on the outskirts of the town of Embu in eastern Kenya. “You have, maybe, one doctor to 10,000 people.” A newly trained (...)
19 Mar 2014
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"A lot of research has been undertaken over the years in Uganda and many seeming breakthroughs arrived at, however these have not been disseminated and subsequently have not added value to the lives of Ugandans," said Dr. J. C. Muyingo, Minister of State-Higher Education in Uganda. This revealing (...)
Open access team from the University Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar (UCAD) in Senegal waits to speak to students during International Open Access Week celebrations on October 23. Photo courtesy of Mandiaye Ndiaye.
19 Nov 2013
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Open Access Week 2013 is a global event, now in its 7th year that promotes open access as a new norm in scholarship and research. The theme this year was "Open Access: Redefining Impact". "We are delighted to see EIFL partner countries actively engaged in holding a diverse number of events, (...)
21 Oct 2013
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In celebration of Open Access Week 2013, we reached out to librarians and partners within our global EIFL network to answer a very simple question: Below are some of the responses. Senegal “The production of human intelligence, in terms of research results and knowledge, widely available to (...)