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Your signature is wanted for open access petition to the White House

May 24, 2012 - 18:37 -- Tom Olijhoek

HELP TO MAKE OPEN ACCESS A WORLDWIDE  STANDARD FOR PUBLISHING SCIENCE

A very important point to make about this campaign is that THE PETITION CAN BE SIGNED BY ANYONE over 13 years in age with an email address, and from all parts of the world. So by signing this petition YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE. The more signatures there are , the louder the message will be and the more chance there will be for rapid change.

If you are willing to sign the petition please go to the website access2research and follow the directives. Alternatively you can go direct to the WEthePEOPLE website.

Please sign and tell your colleagues, family, friends that they can sign too.

OPEN ACCESS TO PUBLICLY FUNDED RESEARCH: PUBLISHERS ARE ACTING UP

January 7, 2012 - 16:38 -- Tom Olijhoek

 While in Europe the European ‘s Commission Digital Agenda is paving the way for Open Access to publicly funded research data (Data Access ) and Publications (OpenAire plus), the political landscape in the US looks quite differently.

Malaria in Turkey: Successful control and strategies for achieving elimination

August 30, 2011 - 11:50 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Ahmet Özbilgin, Seher Topluoglu, Saffet Es, Elif Islek, Salih Mollahaliloglu, Yasin Erkoc
Reference: 
Acta Tropica, Volume 120, Issues 1-2, October-November 2011, Pages 15-23

Turkey is located in the middle of Asia, Africa and Europe, close to Caucasia, Balkans and Middle East in subtropical climate zone.

Open Access | Seasonal and geographic differences in treatment-seeking and household cost of febrile illness among children in Malawi

February 10, 2011 - 11:26 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Ewing VL, Lalloo DG, Phiri KS, Roca-Feltrer A, Mangham LJ, SanJoaquin MA
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2011, 10:32 (8 February 2011)

Those living in hard-to-reach areas were less likely to attend a health facility for a childhood febrile event and experienced greater associated household costs.

My introduction

October 31, 2010 - 06:09 -- Ron Marchand

My name is Ron Marchand (1951), Dutch, biologist by training and I started to work in malaria entomology in 1978 with studies on the mating behaviour and biochemical identification of sibling species of the An. gambiae Group in Tanzania. For a too short time after that I was involved in a prematurely ended research programme to develop genetic control methods for malaria vectors in the Netherlands.

Open Access | Experience of safety monitoring in the context of a prospective observational study of artemether-lumefantrine in rural Tanzania: lessons learned for pharmacovigilance reporting

July 16, 2010 - 08:26 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Author(s): 
Kabanywanyi AM, Mulure N, Migoha C, Malila A, Lengeler C, Schlienger R, Genton B
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:205 (14 July 2010)

Experience gained in this setting could help to improve spontaneous reporting of AEs and SAEs to health authorities or marketing authorization holders.

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E-interview with Dr. Gunilla Priebe: Should more malaria research be based in Africa?

March 1, 2010 - 08:25 -- Bart G.J. Knols

Dr. Gunilla Priebe recently graduated from the University of Gothenburg (Sweden) on a most interesting topic. She advocates further Africanisation of malaria research based on her study of the Multilateral Initiative on Malaria. Some questions for Gunilla... 

 

 Question/Bart: If you argue for more research in the South, then what should the role of scientists in the North be(come)?...

Open Access | Conflict-affected displaced persons need to benefit more from HIV and malaria national strategic plans and Global Fund grants

February 1, 2010 - 11:24 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
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Author(s): 
Spiegel PB, Hering H, Paik E, Schilperoord M
Reference: 
Conflict and Health 2010, 4:2 (29 January 2010)

Access to HIV and malaria control programmes for refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) is not only a human rights issue but a public health priority for affected populations and host populations.

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CLOSED: Family Health International: Project Director

November 28, 2009 - 15:22 -- Ingeborg van Schayk

Family Health International (FHI) is dedicated to improving lives, knowledge, and understanding worldwide through a highly diversified program of research, education, and services in family health and HIV/AIDS prevention and care.

 

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