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Research & humanities in medical education (RHiME)

et al
March 2014

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Research and Humanities in Medical Education (RHiME) is an open access, peer-reviewed online journal with the vision to blend humanities with the sciences in medical education. It aims to encourage contributions from and discussion between teachers and students, doctors and patients, the sick and their care-providers, and between health policy makers and policy users

Improving the health of the world's poorest people [whole issue]

CARR, Dara

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This bulletin examines the facets of the rich-poor health divide, factors that play a role in in health disaparities, and approaches for improving the health of the poor (socio-economic health service and health financing). It also provides indicators for monitoring progress to diminishing the disparities. In recent years a great deal of research has become available on health inequalities within low-income countries. This report provides the latest data on how the world's poorest people are faring on key indicators of reproductive and child health

Synergy on-line / Synergie-en-direct

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Provides information on international health through the Canadian experience of development work overseas. Articles address social, economic and political issues in development. An additional insert in English, French and Spanish focuses on the links between Latin America and Canada and health development.
Four times a year
Free to members of CSIH

Health exchange

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Publication of The Health Exchange ceased in 2006
Re-launched as Health Exchange in March 2009 by Merlin, RedR and Healthlink Worldwide

Eastern Mediterranean health journal [formerly Teaching & learning news]

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The official health journal published by the Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office of the WHO. It is a forum for the presentation and promotion of new policies and initiatives in health services, and for the exchange of ideas, concepts, epidemiological data, research findings and other information, with speical reference to the Region. All articles are peer reviewed
Free online
Printed copies by subscription

The lancet

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Contents lists, summaries of all articles and some articles in full are available free online. There is a free email alert service
Print and online: 153.00 GBP
Online: 128.00 GBP

British medical journal (BMJ)

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This major weekly medical journal is now available on the Internet free of charge. This site contains the full text of all articles published in the BMJ from January 1994. You can search all or selected BMJ issues for a word in the abstract or article, for a particular article or by date. Other features include, topical e-mail discussion groups, and 'customised alerts' allowing the contents pages of each issue to be e-mailed to you or even details of just those articles that interest you. Also links to the Medline database.
Free (Internet)
£318 (institutions)
£138 (individuals)

Evidence update [formerly: Effectiveness update]

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The Update is a series summarising selected existing systematic reviews from the Cochrane Library, relevant to developing countries, aiming to influence health care practice. Send an e-mail to the above address to be included on the e-mail distribution list and for notification of updates to the English website
(Translations according to Unicef offices and requests)

Global health action

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An international peer-reviewed Open Access journal, which aims to contribute to fuelling a more concrete, hands-on approach to global health challenges
Articles posted online when ready for publication
Free online
Free online subscription for publishing notification service

Tropical medicine & international health [Formerly - Journal of tropical medicine & hygiene; and Journal of tropical medicine and parisitology; and Tropical and geographical medicine (TGM)]|A research journal

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The new 1996 title combines the old titles Tropical Medicine & Parasitology, Tropical and Geographical Medicine, Annals ... Medicine and Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene
Editorials, Viewpoints, Reviews and Systematic Reviews immediately free upon publication
All content free after 12 months
Free access in the developing world through HINARI and INASP
For print and online subscription rates click on:

International journal for equity in health

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International Journal for Equity in Health is an open access journal, which aims to further the state of knowledge about equity in health, and address the systematic and potentially remediable differences in health across populations and population groups defined socially, economically, demographically, or geographically. It focuses on advances in the areas of contributions to the conceptualization of influences on health and inequities in health and their mode of operation; advances in methods for studying inequities and evaluating interventions and policies to reduce them; pathways through which influences on health influence equity in health; evaluations of interventions that reduce inequities in health; and development, implementation, and evaluation of policies for reducing inequities in health
Free - Open access


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