Thank you for your testimonials

6 June, 2024

Dear HIFA colleagues,

We have started to feature short testimonials from members on our home page, with a new one each month. See

Our thanks to the following for your kind words in the past few months:

"I have been a silent admirer observing how HIFA grew from its small beginnings of a few individuals to become a massive global movement." Prof. Saroj Jayasinghe, Emeritus Professor of Medicine, Founder Head, Department of Medical Humanities, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, June 2024

By Saroj Jayasinghe, Emeritus Professor of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Thursday, June 6, 2024

“HIFA has really helped us get the word out about our projects and be able to engage with what others are doing. We are grateful for their commitment to make accurate healthcare information available to all people!”

By Marti Perhach, CEO/Cofounder, Group B Strep International, United States

United States Friday, May 3, 2024

"There is something special about the way HIFA connects so many people: a health worker in rural Turkana, a nurse in Edinburgh, a librarian in Mumbai, a head of medical training in Colombia... all connected and interacting on themes that matter"

By Professor Liz Grant, Director, Global Health Academy, University of Edinburgh

United Kingdom Monday, April 1, 2024

“HIFA has been doing very important work for a very long time – thank you for building and sustaining all of HIFA's good work.”

By Tracy Eastman, Department of Health, South Africa

South Africa Monday, March 11, 2024

These words are hugely appreciated.

If *you* would like to say a few words about HIFA, please do get in touch:

With thanks, Neil

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: