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The Centre for International Ethnomedicinal Education and Research is nonprofit educational and research organisation that aims establish a focal point for the exchange of ethnomedicinal knowledge and an international network of ethnobotanical researchers. The website offers links to bibliographies, publications, research projects and events.
This online resource captures current articles, reports, papers and books sourced from nongovernmental organisations and development agencies such as ActionAid, SouthSouthNorth, the International Institute for Environment and Development and the World Bank. The site features short summaries and links to full papers, all of which are relevant to adaptation in sub-Saharan Africa.
This project aims to educate the public about the problem of antibiotic resistance. The website provides information for healthcare professionals, the public, teachers, parents, children, and daycare and assisted living sites. The emphasis is on the appropriate use of antibiotics, and the need for good hygiene to prevent infections. It offers guidelines for managing respiratory tract infections, including colds, flu, sore throats, cough, earaches, sinus infections, bronchitis and pneumonia.
Some of this information is provided in languages other than English, including Arabic, Chinese, Korean and Punjabi.
The website also tries to educate children by offering them online games, colouring sheets to download and other activities. The aim is to get children to understand a little more about microorganisms that cause illness and how not to fall ill.
EIFL works with libraries and other partners around the world to increase access to knowledge for research and sustainable community development. One of the programmes run by the organisation, the Public Library Innovation Programme, gives small grants to public libraries in developing countries to implement community development services using information and communication technology (ICT). The programme supports 37 services in 22 countries, as well as studies to evaluate their impact. Projects include using mobile phones to deliver health messages to communities, and providing farmers with access to libraries' online resources on market prices and farm technology. The website publishes news, information on grants, events, case studies and information about the impacts of projects.
The Equator Network is an international initiative that aims to improve the quality of medical research reports. It provides a library of resources for health research reporting including guidance on scientific writing, information on research and publication ethics, and examples of good reporting.
The website also hosts a discussion forum and highlights upcoming events and courses.
This website on ethnoveterinary medicine deals with people’s knowledge, skills, methods, practices and beliefs with regard to the care of their animals. The website features news of conferences and events, new projects, publications, links and online journals.
This online database from The George Institute for International Health in Australia provides data on global research and development funding for more than thirty neglected diseases. It includes data from public, private and not-for-profit organisations across the developing and developed world.
Global Health Action is a free, online, peer-reviewed journal devoted to public health challenges. The journal, launched in 2008, aims to fill gaps in health information between rich and poor countries. Papers should address the global health agenda and include a strong policy or implementation component. The journal welcomes manuscripts from the developing world and may waive the publication fee for authors who are unable to pay. It also offers a manuscript mentorship scheme to less experienced researchers.
This website publishes video news coverage of under-reported global health stories, focusing on HIV/AIDS; polio; tuberculosis; malaria; neglected tropical diseases; maternal and child health; and food security. Each topic includes an overview of the subject, a photo gallery, and the latest news and videos highlighting current issues. The website includes a blog, a 'newsroom' page that highlights developments within the organisation, details of current and future film projects, and links to related organisations.
It aims to keep journalists informed of the latest updates on malaria, HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis. The website has information on the current status of each disease, and links to news items from around the world. There are also extensive links to libraries and many other information resources.
Readers can receive e-mails of news and event updates from the Kaiser foundation, and can use a search facility for news summaries.
This clearing house from The Lancet aggregates scientific articles, news reports and commentary from over 60 journals and societies on the scientific, clinical and public health aspects of A(H1N1) influenza, commonly known as 'swine flu'.
The site contains research articles on the diagnosis, epidemiology, pathogenesis, surveillance, virology, prevention and treatment of A(H1N1) among others. A podcast from John McConnell, editor of The Lancet Infectious Diseases, discusses issues surrounding swine flu. The site also links to relevant organisations and online sources of information about the virus.
This collection of material, from The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), includes news, original research, commentary and analysis on the A(H1N1) influenza virus, or 'swine flu', and related topics such as avian influenza, the 1976 swine flu epidemic and the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic.
The NEJM resource also publishes advice to practitioners and surveillance updates, including an interactive map of worldwide cases of A(H1N1) influenza. It also links to relevant public health organisations, professional societies and the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Twitter feed.