Research on access to electronic health knowledge in Africa: Policy brief

Abstract

This briefing summarises the results of a survey to describe Internet access patterns and awareness of initiatives that enable free access in postgraduate doctors working in national medical institutions in four countries in Africa, and semi-structured interviews to explore factors influencing use.

Policy implications relevant to the following groups are highlighted:
- Senior staff in medical training institutions
- National policy makers
- International stakeholders.

Annex 1 consists of a HINARI programme information sheet.

Citation

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK, 4 pp.

Research on access to electronic health knowledge in Africa: Policy brief

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