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June 17 is the deadline for one-page proposals on gender equality in academia and building research capacity in developing country libraries The Elsevier Foundation is seeking grant proposals for the 2014 New Scholars and Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries programs. […]

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In August 2013, a team of the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine visited the University of Malawi College of Medicine in Blantyre, Malawi, to assess the needs of the college’s library and share their expertise on library information […]

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How donated medical books and librarian training are helping Kenyan health providers Across sub-Saharan Africa, there is an enormous demand for health and medical books and for training to make resources accessible. A 2011 report by EIFL titled Perceptions of […]

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The Taubman Health Sciences Library has received an Elsevier Foundation grant to finance the enhancement of education, research and practice in emergency medicine in Ghana. The award is part of the foundation’s Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries program, which funds […]

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Over the past decade, there has been a growing understanding that the solution to many problems in developing countries must include the active participation of the people living there. On the ground, this means local doctors and public health scientists […]

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The Elsevier Foundation has announced the 2013 grant recipients for the Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries and New Scholars award programs. ​The grants total​ $700,000​ to be distributed​ to 10 institutions around the world in addition to 5 ongoing multiyear […]

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At the end of each year, the Elsevier Foundation announces the grant recipients for the Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries and New Scholars programs. This year, we have committed about $700,000 to 10 institutions around the world, along with five […]

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Organized by CEBHA with the National Public Health Institute and the University of Burundi Faculty of Medicine, the EBHC workshop was the first of its kind in Burundi. The 20 participants were health care workers and librarians. Through the Innovative […]

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The Elsevier Foundation not only provides book donation programs, but it also has a special grant system where it requests for proposals and selects organizatons to provide them with the ‘Innovative Libraries Grants’ in Developing Countries. Read more on fundsforngos.com.

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Globally, 285 million people are blind or visually impaired , two-thirds of them women and 90% live in developing countries. Poverty and blindness are often linked: people who are blind are less likely to go to school or to work. […]