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Researchers and healthcare professionals in developing countries now have access to one of the world’s most comprehensive biomedical literature databases   Amsterdam, February 24, 2020 Elsevier, a global leader in information analytics specializing in science and health, is making Embase, its biomedical database, available to Research4Life with immediate effect. Elsevier is a founding partner of Research4Life, a public-private partnership between the World Health Organization, other United Nations agencies, academic and technological… [Read more]

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Early-career researchers living and working in Bangladesh, Guatemala, Kenya, Sri Lanka, and Yemen have been recognized for their work in engineering, innovation and technology Seattle, February 12, 202o. Five researchers have been named winners of the 2020 OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World for their research in engineering, innovation and technology. The winning scholars from Bangladesh, Guatemala, Kenya, Sri Lanka and Yemen are… [Read more]

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Top projects awarded for innovative wastewater treatments and solutions for ecosystem balance Dresden, May 9, 2019 Two new chemistry solutions that use a new green technique to remove toxic metal from wastewater and improve pollination and ecosystem health with the help of butterflies have won the Elsevier Foundation-ISC3 Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge. The 2019 first prize winner is Ramia Albakain, Associate Professor at the University of Jordan. The second… [Read more]

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The International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative Centre (ISC3) will contribute new expertise, networks and a third prize for entrepreneurial spirit to the 2019 Challenge Bonn, April 23, 2019 The Elsevier Foundation and Elsevier’s chemistry journals welcome ISC3 as a new partner for the 2019 Elsevier Foundation ISC3 Green & Sustainable Challenge (GSCC) which promotes capacity and community building in the field of green and sustainable chemistry. Focusing on developing and emerging… [Read more]

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New York, March 21, 2019 In partnership with Girls Inc. of New York City, the Elsevier Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of a new curriculum that will prepare low-income and underserved girls to study data analytics in high school. The development of the Pre-G3: The Elsevier Foundation Data Analytics Preparatory Program for Girls will help the girl-serving organization increase high school enrollment numbers for data analytics… [Read more]

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Washington D.C., USA, July 24, 2018: PRESS RELEASE The Research4Life partners announced today that they have agreed to extend their partnership through 2025. Research4Life (www.research4life.org) currently provides over 8,500 institutions in more than 100 developing countries with free or low cost access to peer-reviewed eResources from the world’s leading scholarly publishers. The renewed commitment will ensure that the nearly 85,000 peer reviewed academic journals, books and databases from some 200… [Read more]

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Nairobi, Kenya, May 30, 2018: PRESS RELEASE Applications are now being accepted for Amref Health Africa’s Innovate for Life Fund, a five-month accelerator program specifically designed for African health entrepreneurs. Now in its second year, the Innovate for Life Fund aims to support African entrepreneurs to accelerate home-grown health solutions for the African market. In line with the Lancet Commission on the future of health in sub-Saharan Africa’s efforts, Amref Health… [Read more]

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  Early-career researchers living and working in Bangladesh, Cameroon, Ecuador, Guyana, and Indonesia have been recognized for their work in mathematics, physics and chemistry Austin, TX, February 15, 2018 Five researchers have been named winners of the 2018 OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World for their research in the physical sciences. The winning scholars from Bangladesh, Cameroon, Ecuador, Guyana, and Indonesia are being recognized for… [Read more]

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Amsterdam, May 19, 2017: PRESS RELEASE Amref Health Africa, Africa’s leading health organisation launched an investment fund focused on the African health sector on Friday, May 19 in Amsterdam. The Innovate for Life Fund will tackle Africa’s most daunting health challenges by supporting local entrepreneurs and investing in companies that develop innovative, home-grown solutions. In September 2017 the fund will start with a health sector specific accelerator programme.… [Read more]

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Physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals in under-resourced communities around the world to receive access to the latest clinical information Philadelphia, PA, May 25, 2017 Elsevier, the information analytics company specializing in science and health, will add ClinicalKey to its global research and health resources available through Research4Life starting in June 2017. The expansion of the Research4Life access program with ClinicalKey benefits healthcare professionals in under-resourced, low- and… [Read more]