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Categories: News, Inclusive Health, Research in Developing Countries, Diversity in STM
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At the Elsevier Foundation, we recognize our partners’ success as we embed technology to support the UN SDGs As we all strive to adapt to our very changed world in the age of COVID-19, the Elsevier Foundation’s mission to advance inclusive health and research in service of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) remains as relevant as ever. Over the past few years, we have worked hard to embed… [Read more]

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Amref Health Africa ramps up Jibu – Swahili for “answer” – a mobile nursing education app with support from the Elsevier Foundation. There is “no health without a workforce,” states a 2013 World Health Organization report on human resources for health. Common challenges faced by the health workforce in developing countries include acute shortages, skills-mix imbalances, retention, motivation, and limited access to education and training. Despite research demonstrating… [Read more]

Categories: Press Releases, Inclusive Health, Research in Developing Countries, Diversity in STM
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 New programs address Sustainability Development Goals Amsterdam, February 1, 2016 – The Elsevier Foundation has launched a series of new programs to improve health information delivery, research ecosystems in developing countries, and diversity in science, technology and medicine (STM); a total annual contribution of $1 million. Through 2018, the Elsevier Foundation will build on its experience with a new program aligned with key aspects of the newly ratified… [Read more]

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Partnerships will focus on innovation in health information, research ecosystems, and nurse faculty leadership The Elsevier Foundation has launched a series of partnerships in the fields of health information delivery, research ecosystems in developing countries, diversity in STEM, and nurse leadership. With an annual budget of about $1 million, the new programs have evolved from a decade of successful programming with the New Scholars program to advance women… [Read more]