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Mobilising medical support

Many developing countries, faced with a drastic shortage of trained medical personnel, increasingly rely on community health workers to provide at least a basic level of ca...

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The best of health

How do rural communities benefit from e-health? E-health can benefit rural communities in so many ways. It is only when you are healthy that you can sustain work on the la...



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FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: GPS

Ethiopia: Analyzing the pat.....

The Borana lowlands in southern Ethiopia have traditionally been managed as a common property resource by a number of pastoralist groups. In this variable and fr.....

Mauritius: Reforming the su.....

Sugar cane is vital to the economy of Mauritius. In 2004 it accounted for 19% of the value of exports and 5% of the country’s GDP. About 90% of the arable land,.....

LVFRP: conducting sonar fis.....

Twice a year, at dusk, a fleet of research vessels begins combing the depths of Lake Victoria in East Africa. The crew members gaze intently at the water surf.....

Belize: Land tenure clarifi.....

In Belize, as in many developing countries, the lack of clarity about land tenure is a major obstacle to the efficient use of agricultural land. In 2003 the gove.....

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 72 - Open access & open data

No longer ‘publishing as us.....

Today’s ICT-driven world provides new opportunities for scientists to leverage open data to create important breakthroughs....

High-quality science benefi.....

Open access publishing can help spread knowledge and move science forward....

Open data and open science ..

Modern science relies on data – lots of data that are complex and diverse. Open science – scientific results, the data that feed them, the software that sits be.....

Opening access – views from.....

Open access initiatives in Africa are helping countries there face development challenges....

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