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Health knowledge initiatives

HINARI

The HINARI programme, established by WHO together with major publishers, provides access to developing countries to one of the world's largest collections of biomedical and health literature. 

Access to HINARI

Research4life

Research4Life is the collective name for the five programmes: Research in Health (HINARI), Research in Agriculture (AGORA), Research in the Environment (OARE), Research for Development and Innovation (ARDI) and Research for Global Justice (GOALI). It provides developing countries with free or low-cost access to academic and professional peer-reviewed content online. Research4Life is a public-private partnership of the WHO, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, United Nations Environment Programme, World Intellectual Property Organization, Cornell and Yale Universities and the International Association of Scientific, Technical and Medical Publishers. 

Research4life

Global Health Library (Global Index Medicus)

The Global Health Library increases access to information and scientific evidence on health, particularly in developing regions. The library was developed by WHO headquarters and BIREME of the Pan American Health Organization, in collaboration with WHO regional offices as part of WHO's strategy for knowledge management and sharing in global public health.

Global Health Library