Research4Life Newsletter June 2024

29 June, 2024

Lots of good content in Research4Life's latest newsletter. 'Research4Life provides institutions in low-and middle-income countries with online access to academic and professional peer-reviewed content. We aim to improve teaching, research and policymaking in health [Hinari], agriculture, the environment and other life, physical and social sciences.'

Extracts below. Full text here:

'In this issue, read about the role of libraries and collaborative networks in achieving the SDGs. Also, learn about the pivotal support TISCs and ARDI provide to innovators in low-resource settings and hear from Book Aid International's Chief Executive about their efforts in supplying books and empowering diverse communities globally [and] find out how Research4Life is transforming research in LMICs, as highlighted by a recent WIPO study...'

'Research4Life spikes research output by up to 75% in LMICs. Research4Life's access boosts research productivity significantly in low- and middle-income countries, finds WIPO study. Read more:

'Free or low-cost online access to scientific publications — as provided by Research4Life programs — results in a surge in scientific output, particularly in health sciences, by up to 75% in low- and middle-income countries.'

HIFA profile: Neil Pakenham-Walsh is coordinator of HIFA (Healthcare Information For All), a global health community that brings all stakeholders together around the shared goal of universal access to reliable healthcare information. HIFA has 20,000 members in 180 countries, interacting in four languages and representing all parts of the global evidence ecosystem. HIFA is administered by Global Healthcare Information Network, a UK-based nonprofit in official relations with the World Health Organization. Email: