HRH Global Resource Center June Newsletter

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* News articles this month include:
- Apply to Attend OpenCon 2015: Open Access, Open Education and Open Data

- How to Get Published—Advice from Journal Editors

- Abstract Deadline for ECOWAS Good Practices Forum in Health

* Resource Spotlights include:
- Creating Technical Assistance Libraries to Capture Tacit Knowledge

- Global Evidence on Inequities in Rural Health Protection

* Open Access publications we’re currently reading:
- Open Health Data
Open Health Data publishes data papers, which provide a concise description of a dataset and where to find it. A data paper is a publication that is designed to make other researchers aware of data that is of potential use to them for scientific and educational purposes.

- Pan American Journal of Public Health / Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública
A peer-reviewed monthly journal, the Pan American Journal of Public Health / Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública serves as an important vehicle for disseminating research findings from the countries of the Region in areas that relate to the Organization’s purposes: to promote action and coordinate efforts directed toward health promotion in the countries of the Americas; to combat disease; to prolong life; and to stimulate people’s physical, mental, and social development.

* Interesting blog posts (old and new)
- 10 Lessons for Stronger Health Information Systems in Ebola-Affected West Africa
The need for stronger health information systems and disease surveillance has always been an issue in West Africa, but for me and others in global public health, Ebola forced the issue.

- Open access: a national licence is not the answer
The UK government should maintain a prominent role in working with the international community to ensure that effective and workable OA mandates are instituted globally. It can do that by continuing to promote OA within the UK since it is best to lead by example.

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