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Medical teaching


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This is an electronic resource that has been produced for medical school tutors in Africa who have difficulty in finding useful resources to assist in the preparation of lectures, seminars etc. for students. The resources have been arranged by topic and by type of resource

The Africa campaign on disability and HIV & AIDS

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The Africa Campaign is a unifying umbrella under which disabled people's organisations, organisations of people living with HIV & AIDS, non-governmental organisations, AIDS services organisations, researchers, activists, and other citizens work collectively to achieve two main objectives: a coordinated response involving persons with disabilities in African countries to achieve inclusive national HIV & AIDS policies and programmes; and equal access for persons with disabilities in Africa to information and services on HIV & AIDS. This website contains information about the campaign and key documents

The body : the complete HIV/AIDS resource

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This website has information relating to diagnosis, treatment and living with HIV. While it is largely US focused, there is a section on HIV around the world, which is divided into geographic regions and provides; statistics, an overview, and information about specific populations

Newsletter from the Sierra Madre

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Provides examples of successful community health care and CBR programmes in Southern countries, in particular a disability and rehabilitation centre in rural Mexico called Projimo.
Two/Three times a year
Free online

Women's health exchange

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Designed to serve as a participatory forum through which community groups from around the world can share ideas about health education for women. Each issue includes a training guide with participatory activities around different women's health concerns, and other features, such as profiles of organisations doing creative work, and new developments in women's health. Ideas and contributions from readers are welcomed
Three to four times a year
Donations to cover mailing costs welcomed
free online

Notes and news on school sanitation

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First title in a group of occasional and informal newsletters designed to disseminate current information, knowledge and experience on current developments in specific aspects of water supply and environmental sanitation
Produced occassionally

TRRAACE electronic newsletter|La lettre electronique de TRRAACE

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A free monthly newsletter of resources for the media is structured in three parts: an editorial section highlighting content, a 'resources' section illustrating new resoruces, and a news section, linking to news postings on the website during the period.
Chaque bulletin électronique de TRRAACE contient une partie éditoriale dont le thème est résumé dans l’intitulé de chaque bulletin. De plus, chaque numéro présente les «ressources» et les «nouvelles» qui ont été postées sur le site durant la période concernée.

HIV weekly

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A free weekly digest of HIV treatment news with links to related pages on, aimed at people living with HIV in the UK, but still a useful global resource

The international journal of occupational and environmental medicine

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A peer-reviewed, open access publication of articles relevant to epidemiology, prevention, diagnosis, and management of occupational and environmental diseases. It also covers work-related injury and illness, accident and illness prevention, health promotion, health education, the establishment and implementation of health and safety standards, monitoring of the work environment, and the management of recognized hazards. The aim is specifically to address those diseases associated with petrochemical and oil industries.
eISSN: 2008-6814
pISSN: 2008-6520
Readers are encouraged to sign up to recieve the Table of Contents for each new issue of the journal by email Quarterly

Leprosy review

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Aims to contribute towards the better understanding of leprosy and its control. Contains original papers on all aspects of leprosy, including research
45.00 GBP
Some free copies available on request to organisations unable to pay
Free online

Child health dialogue|(incorporating Dialogue on diarrhoea & ARI news)

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Child Health Dialogue offers clear, practical advice on preventing and treating the main childhood illnesses. In addition to information on clinical management, the newsletter addresses issues which affect health workers' and families' abilities to care for children, such as communication skills, organisation of health centres and hospitals, health education and training. Regular features include: guidelines for diagnosis and treatment; training tips; information on rational drug use; research updates; feedback from the field. Aimed at health and community workers at district level and below, a secondary audience includes health managers, policy makers and academics.
Regional language editions are produced in collaboration with partner organisations in developing countries as follows:
(English for India) CMAI, Plot 2, A-3 Local Shopping Centre, Janakpuri, New Delhi 110 058, India. E-mail: Website:
(Tamil) RUHSA, CMC, PO 632 209 North Arcot Ambedkar District, Tamil Nadu, India
(Gujarati and Hindi) CHETNA, Lilavatiben Lalbhai's Bungalow, Civil Camp Road, Shahibaug, Ahmedabad 380 004, India. E-mail:
(Bangla) CINI, PO Box 16742, Calcutta 700 027, India
(Chinese) Institute of Medical Information, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, 3 Yabao Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100020, China
(Spanish) AIS Bolivia, PO Box 568, La Paz, Bolivia. E-mail:
(Portuguese) Consultants at the Faculty of Medicine, Eduardo Mondlane University, CP 257, Maputo, Mozambique. E-mail:
Four times a year

Newsletter of the Network for Towards Unity for Health [formerly: Newsletter of the Network for Community Partnerships for Health through Innovative Education, Service, and Research, and originally: Newsletter of the Network of Community-Oriented Educati

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Includes topics that are of interest to the organisation, which can be described as a global association of institutions for education of health professionals committed to contribute, through education, research and service, to the improvement and sustainment of health in the communities they serve
Twice a year
Free electronic
Print free for members, 10.00 USD for non-members