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