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Tuesday, August 6, 2019

As a part of on-going development of the HIFA.org website, we have analysed the website traffic to understand the breadth of our user base and the value this resource can bring to our members and non-members alike. 

Sunday, July 28, 2019

HIFA is delighted to announce our new 4-page leaflet for you to introduce your friends and contacts to HIFA and invite them to join us. www.hifa.org/join

You can read and download the leaflet online here.

Thank you for helping us to promote HIFA more widely!

HIFA Steering Group

Thursday, July 11, 2019

The HIFA working group on Access to Health Research is delighted to announce our upcoming sponsored HIFA thematic discussion:

OPEN ACCESS: PERCEPTIONS AND MISCONCEPTIONS

The discussion starts on 22 July and will last for 4 weeks. The main discussion will be on HIFA (English) and we shall also hold parallel discussions on CHIFA (child health and rights), HIFA-Portuguese, HIFA-French, HIFA-Spanish and HIFA-Zambia.

Here are some of the questions and myths we'll be exploring:

Sunday, July 7, 2019

HIFA launched its fundraising appeal on 14th March at the HIFA office in Charlbury, UK. 

A total of 15 individuals are now giving regularly to HIFA through a monthly standing order, raising nearly £3,000 per year. Those who have agreed to be named are listed on our Donate page (see Personal donations 2010-2019): 

Friday, June 21, 2019

Quote of the month: “To mandate only skilled persons to take deliveries in a world with severe shortage of human resource in health, puts pregnant women at more risk during delivery”. (HIFA Steering Group member Joseph AnaAfrica Centre for Clinical Governance Research and Patient Safety, Nigeria)

Friday, May 17, 2019

HIFA Country Representative Didier Demassosso (a former winner of CR of the Year) helped to organise, facilitate and present at the Pan-African Health Conference in Yaoundé, Cameroon: Addressing health challenges of rural and marginalized African communities.

Didier focused his presentation on HIFA and the role that accessing and making available health information has in empowering populations everywhere and especially in rural areas to have good health. 25 participants decided to become HIFA members and are now participating on the HIFA-English and HIFA-French forums.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

WHO-HSG-HIFA Collaboration: Empowering Community Health Workers (CHWs) to accelerate progress towards Universal Health Coverage

Saturday, May 4, 2019

The results of the HIFA members survey (HIFA-English) are now available!

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Quote of the month: "No stone must be left unturned in the fight against Ebola, because as the West Africa epidemic showed, no nation is safe until DR Congo is free of Ebola virus disease." (HIFA Steering Group member Joseph AnaAfrica Centre for Clinical Governance Research and Patient Safety, Nigeria)

Monday, April 15, 2019

(Spanish below, Español abajo)

On behalf of the HIFA Steering Group, we are delighted to announce the winners of our HIFA Country Representative of the Year awards.

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