Information technology can significantly advance the delivery of healthcare in developing countries, addressing problems such as the high risk of maternal death across Africa and HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment. Our partnerships directly support directly supports organizations working to improve health outcomes in both the North and South through the innovative use of health information.
We support Doctors without Borders (MSF) and their training and research partner Epicentre with capacity building at their Niger Research Center, aiding African-driven research to improve medical practice and building field-based research capacity to deliver better medical care worldwide.
Amref is the largest African driven NGO committed to improving health and health care in Africa. We support Amref JIBU program to scale their mobile nursing education pilot into a comprehensive program, providing targeted m-learning or mobile nursing education throughout Eastern Africa.
Supporting African entrepreneurs to develop home-grown innovations for health: this is the goal of Innovate for Life. It aims to bridge the gap between African early-stage entrepreneurs and international investors by offering deep subject matter knowledge, strong networks and access to funding.
Starting 2020, the Elsevier Foundation will be supporting a Sansum Diabetes Research Institute program aiming at creating the first Hispanic/Latino Citizen Scientists to train wearable tech and clinical research to reduce health literacy barriers amongst Latino adults with or at risk of type 2 diabetes.
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Partnerships will focus on innovation in health information, research ecosystems, and nurse faculty leadership The Elsevier Foundation has launched a… [Read more]