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The Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies is a joint initiative of the University of KwaZulu Natal and the South African Medical research Council to create a global centre of research excellence in rural areas. The Center’s research articles are available at Academia.    

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Inspired by potential benefits of Open Educational Resources (OER), over 40 faculty and staff representing eight health science institutions from across Africa came together and established the African Health OER Network (OER Africa). The Network seeks to enable participants to develop, adapt and share health education resources to augment limited human and other resources in the health sector and impact positively on overall health provision. The OER Africa aims to strengthen the intellectual and policy infrastructure within and between African institutions and beyond. The Network advances health education in Africa by using OER to share knowledge, address curriculum gaps, and support communities around health education. In the Courseware, Research & Policies section, OER Africa and other partners research is available. More details:

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ARUA is a network of sixteen leading research universities of the Region that strive to expand and enhance the quality of research done in Africa by African researchers. The Alliance intends to develop local research and academic excellence throughout Africa by developing strong and viable research universities. Moreover, ARUA seeks collaboration to find solutions to the development problems of the region. The research themes in the area of natural sciences focus on: climate change; food security; non-communicable diseases; materials development and nanotechnology; energy and water conservation. In the social sciences and humanities field, research undertaken include: poverty & inequality; good governance; urbanization and habitable cities; unemployment; and skills development. More details:

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HDSS provides a research platform for the Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit of the Medical Research Council (MRC) and University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa (the MRC/Wits-Agincourt Unit). Research themes include: health and social systems; adolescent health and development; adult health and wellbeing; and social and environmental determinants. HDSS has platform for research and evaluation trends and transitions. The publications section has research outputs including peer-reviewed journal articles; research reviews; reports; book chapters; research journal editorials or commentaries; conference presentations & posters; dissertations and theses; web-based data publishing, and much more. More details:

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The College of Medicine trains medical doctors for the sustenance and development of health care delivery in Nigeria.  The medical laboratory sciences and physiology aim to produce medical laboratory scientists and physiologists respectively, capable of working in health sector including primary health care anywhere in Nigeria and beyond. The digital repository of the University facilitates digital preservation and scholarly communication.

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The School of Public and Allied Health seeks to promote and improve medical care and health of all individuals, while preventing, diagnosing and controlling diseases, through education and medical sciences. The School facilitates training of special healthcare personnel specifically to meet the health system manpower needs of Nigeria, and the world in general. The Babcock University publication portal has incorporated the publications of the School of Public and Allied Health. 

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CEOHR was formed within the School of Public Health and Family Medicine at the University of Cape Town. The Center is made up of several research programs, reflecting research interests, expertise, and areas of Master and PhD supervision. The thematic areas include: chemical exposures and toxicity; health risk management; pesticides and neurotoxicity; health effects due to toxic metals; silicosis and health effects due to mining exposures; workplace allergens and asthma; as well as violence and injury prevention. CEOHR’s publications and reports section has reports, working papers and policy briefs. More details:

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CHP is a multi-disciplinary health policy unit in South Africa and an academic research group . The primary focus of its research is to draw together theoretical insights and empirical evidence in understanding health system change and in proposing strategies for future health systems development. CHP supports and engages with a variety of stakeholders to promote appropriate health policy analyses. The CHP publications and policy briefs are available on the site.   More details:

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CIDER is located in the School of Public Health and Family Medicine at the University of Cape Town. The Center works closely with provincial and national government and is involved in a wide range of interdisciplinary research and teaching including: population-level surveillance of infectious diseases interventions, HIV-prevention of mother-to-child transmission, clinical epidemiology of tuberculosis and HIV therapy, socio-behavioral and health systems research. CIDER resources include research reports and working papers. More details:

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The CSA&G, based at the University of Pretoria, develops a range of interventions to address the social drivers and the social consequences of AIDS. The Center strives for young people to think critically and rigorously about identities, sexualities, culture and personal and social leadership for active citizenship and effective community engagement and wellness. The publication and resources page has a collection of reference documents, downloads & images on gender-based justice, AIDS reviews and materials on sexual and reproductive health, counseling, human rights, and on CSA&G conferences and meetings. More details:

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CAPRISA was founded by the Universities of Natal, Cape Town, and the Western Cape, the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, and the National Institute for Communicable Diseases. Its main goals are to research prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS, to build research infrastructure and capacity, and to train more researchers in South Africa. CAPRISA has scientific publications and media including press releases, brochures, posters, videos and podcasts.

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The website provides statistics and information about children in South Africa. These include: demography, living conditions, care arrangements, basic health care services, nutrition, violence, abuse and protection, housing, education, and access to other services. These child-centered statistics are based on the best available national data. The publications site includes down-loadable fact sheets on 40 indicators, as well as an interactive tool that enables you to view tables and graphs by years, provinces and publications More details:

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The Eastern Cape Department of Health aims to provide and ensure accessible, comprehensive, integrated health services in the Eastern Cape by emphasizing in the primary health care approach and optimally utilizing all resources. The Department and the health care service delivery facilitate a functional, quality-driven public health system that provides integrated health services, which is responsive to customer needs. Services include: reducing the impact of TB and HIV/AIDS; improving mother and child health services; combating and reducing diseases of lifestyle and mental conditions. Moreover, the Department enhances institutional capacity through effective leadership, governance, accountability, and efficient and effective utilization of resources. The resource center has strategic documents, annual performance and operational plans, reports, policy speeches, and patient rights. More details:

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The mission of the Ensign Global College is to produce, share, and implement knowledge, and train leaders to promote community health and prevent disease through equitable partnership. The College wants to make contributions to improving community health and well-being in Ghana as well as in the neighboring African countries, through the provision of community-oriented public health professionals and advancing the science of public health

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The Faculty of Health Sciences supports national government and international community to develop health workforce in evolving context for sustainable development.  Specifically the Faculty is the home to three schools, School of Public Health, School of Nursing and Midwifery and School of Clinical Medicine and Health Sciences. The resources section has research work, publications in peer-review journals, eresources, ejournals, and downloads.

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HEARD, based at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, is an applied research center that brings together interdisciplinary teams to solve complex health problems on the African continent. The Division drives innovation by an epistemology that uses public health, policy analysis and health economics methods to tackle complex issues. HEARD aims to influence and support evidence-based policy and good practice to more effectively address Africa’s health and development challenges and to contribute to achieving health and sustainable development across the continent. It conducts and disseminates innovative trans-disciplinary research to influence public health policy and practice in Africa, with a particular emphasis on engaging decision-makers. The research thematic areas include: disability, health and livelihoods; gender equality and health; health governance and finance; and health systems strengthening. The publications encompass cutting-edge social and scientific research on HIV/AIDS, a range of related health, human rights and development concerns in east and southern Africa, including the health and rights of women, people with disabilities, LGBTI and other key and marginalized groups. Additional publications are available in the areas of health systems strengthening, health governance and financing, and sexual and reproductive health and rights. More details:

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The High Institute of Public Health strives to be an academic center of excellence in the Middle East, providing leadership in creating and delivering knowledge, skills and expertise for sound policies and practices enhancing public health on national and international levels. The Journal of High Institute of Public Health is a blind peer-reviewed journal, published by the High Institute of Public Health, Alexandria University, Egypt since 1970. It publishes original and review articles covering all areas of public health. It has a broad scope encompassing epidemiology, prevention and control of communicable and non-communicable diseases, primary family care, nutrition, environmental health, management of health systems and services, occupational medicine and industrial hygiene, health education and health promotion.

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The mission of the Faculty of Health Sciences is to provide the latest and up-to-date education of the highest quality in order to produce ethical and competent health professionals who will make an impact on the health and well-being of the community in Somalia. The Faculty has four departments: Nursing, Laboratory, Midwifery and Public Health. The research and publications section has some downloadable resources

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The School of Health Sciences was founded with a mission to provide a holistic approach to health services to humanity mediated by sciences and technology. The two departments within the School are Public Health and Community Health & Development Department and the Department of Biomedical Sciences. The main objective of the Department of Public Health and Community Health & Development is to prepare graduates for the health sector and the society who are able to carry out investigation, control, eliminate and prevent environmental health problems and their potential risks.

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The College of Health Sciences is in close touch with the healthcare needs of Kenyan people and the government both at national county levels. The college was also established in order to attain further development of collaboration between the University and Research Institutions such as Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI). The collaboration represents a successful example on resources harnessing between two government institutions to foster development. The College has school of nursing, school of public health, school of medicine, school of pharmacy, and school of biomedical sciences.

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Kibabii University School of Nursing seeks to prepare professional, responsive and innovative nurses and midwives who can meet the dynamic health care needs of Kenyans.  The School’s research and innovation fosters distinction in research and scholarship that contributes to the health and wellness of individuals and communities in different settings. The Institutional Repository collects, preserves and distributes digital materials including books & book chapters, journal articles, lectures, speeches, theses and dissertations. 

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The vision of the College of Health Sciences is to be internationally recognized as a premier centre of excellence in teaching, research and entrepreneurial training in medical, pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences in Ghana and Africa, producing high calibre health professionals and medical scientists to support sustainable development of the health sector and industry in Ghana and the rest of the Africa. The College of Health Sciences, KNUST is committed to attracting and developing first-class staff and students to achieve the challenging goals, targets and directions the Government and KNUST have set for training the higher level professional and specialist manpower needs of the health sector and industry. The following cherished values characterize the work and life of the College of Health Sciences, KNUST and are ingrained in all those who pass through the College. More Details :

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The School of Public Health, Biomedical Sciences Departments include: Nutrition, Health Profession Educations, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Optometry & Vision Sciences and Sports & Health Promotion. The School has relationships with industry, government, non-profit foundations, health care organizations, and other colleges and universities in the pursuit of improved health and greater understanding of diseases. The School produces a number of publications including papers, journals and conference proceedings that are available at the Digital Repository. 

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The School of Health Sciences believes in the mantra “Prevention is Better than Cure” in order to prevent and control diseases affecting the people of Kenya. It is committed to providing quality education, training, research consultancy and community service in order to produce competitive health professionals. The School offers Masters Degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Nursing, Biological Sciences and other Masters Degree in a health related discipline. The School of Health Sciences has on-going research projects on echnococosis granulosis and other related diseases in Sub-Saharan Africa. The research publications has resources on public health issues.

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The School of Public Health have been developed to meet the University's mission of producing skilled and practical health professionals who will contribute towards the realization of Kenya’s national goals laid out in The Vision 2030 and the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The School bears responsibility for research that improves the health of populations and informs policy and programming for effective public health interventions. The corner stone of our outreach strategy is to engage communities, leaders, professionals and other stakeholders within and beyond the University as partners in the mission of public health.  The Moi University Institutional Repository has publications and theses on public health issues, PhD dissertations and Masters theses. 

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Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences offers a variety of programs in Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Public Health, Laboratory and Allied Sciences, both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The institutional repository aims to collect, preserve and disseminate electronic copies of research and scholarl y works created at MUHAS, and serves as a gateway to disseminate and reach out to similar resources elsewhere. Such publications include journal articles, conference presentations, proceedings, working papers, theses and dissertations. 

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NACC aims to provide policy and a strategic framework for mobilizing and coordinating resources for the prevention of HIV transmission and provision of care and support to the infected and affected people in Kenya. NACC coordinates stakeholders in the multi-sectoral response to HIV and AIDS in Kenya. The publications section has documents on key HIV and AIDS highlights and technical reports.   More details:

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The NIHSS aims to provide quality education and training in health and social studies at tertiary level, in order to produce reflective, empathetic, self-motivated, highly resourceful professionals, who can be at the forefront of developments in their respective fields of work. The Institute is a partner in the ongoing transformation of services in Seychelles by incorporating research and global experience. The resources section has strategic plan, policies and hand books.

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The Department of Community Medicine trains resident doctors in Community Medicine.  The Center for Community Medicine and Primary Health Care is a wing of the Teaching Hospital & is a privot for the numerous training activities currently being undertaken for the Residents and Undergraduate Medical students in the Department of Community Medicine.  Apart from this, the Teaching Hospital has two other catchments outposts for the rendering medical services and training.  These are the Center for Community Medicine Ukpo, the Guinness Eye Hospital Onitsha, the Primary Health Care Center, Umunya, and Trauma Center, Oba.

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The Institute of Public Health is within the College of Health Sciences of Obafemi Awolowo University. The Institute’s mission of becoming a centre for generating ideas about health development, health promotion and disease prevention programs in line with national health policy and priorities.  The Institute distributes three publications: Health Matters, Public Health Strides, and a technical series.

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The School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences currently has one department, the Department of Environmental Health. However, when fully operational, it is envisaged that the school will have five departments: Environmental & Occupational Health, Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Health Management, Behavioral Sciences for Health and Reproductive Health

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Kinshasa School of Public Health seeks to contribute to the postgraduate training of all public health actors (doctors, dentists, pharmacists, administrators, nurses, economists, veterinarians, sociologists, etc.) It provides refresher trainings to all categories of personnel working in the public health sector.  The School conducts research to improve knowledge on public health problems. The publications section has original articles, briefs, posters, reports and other resources.

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The Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences envisions to be the leading research-intensive health sciences faculty in and for ​Africa.​​​​​ It leads ​by facilitating transformative, life-long learning; creating, sharing and translating knowledge that enhances health and health equity; and co-creating value with and for the communities in South Africa. The Stellenbosch University Library has curated resources from the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. 

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The Department of Public Health strives to provide quality training through teaching, research, theory and field experience. The Department has different areas of specialization including epidemiology, environmental health, health education & health promotion, health services management, public health sociology, nutrition among others.  The University has Open Education Resources.

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The University of Cape Town, Faculty of Health Sciences offers training and academic career options within the context of health care and research from clinical and public health to health and rehabilitation sciences. The Faculty leads high-quality research programs, train future research leaders, and provide advice and counsel to health organizations around the world. Visit the research & innovation news for the latest research and innovation highlights.   More Details:

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The University of Cape Town, Health Economics Unit works to improve the performance of health systems in Sub-Saharan Africa through research in health economics, training, consultancy and capacity-building. The core objectives of the HEU are: to conduct high quality research in health economics and health systems; to train at the post-graduate level to improve technical research and health systems capacity; to develop capacity in health economics and related health systems research in Africa; and to provide technical support to facilitate the translation of health policies into practical program.   More details :

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The University of Ghana, School of Public Health responds to a growing demand for a cadre of public health practitioners who will provide leadership in public health reforms in Ghana. The School has programs to meet the specialized skills needed for the transformation of the health sector in the country. The School has established extensive research partner network with leading institutions in over 35 countries on a regional and international scale. More Details:

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The University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ho (UHAS) currently runs 18 undergraduate programs in 6 schools. Some are the School of Allied Health Sciences, School of Nursing and Midwifery, School of Public Health, School of Pharmacy and Institute of Health Research. UHAS promotes traditional values which underpin life-long learning and achievement. The University aims to foster the desire to learn and a love of learning which will continue into adult life

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The Medical School at the University of Jos’s objectives relate to the goals in terms of health care in Nigeria, taking into account the abilities of the nations’ youth. The primary aim of the College is to participate in meeting the national objectives on medical education and health care delivery. The University has Open Educational Resources to help you in your academic pursuits.

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The School of Medicine is one of the founding Schools of the University of Juba.  Some of the objectives of the School is to produce competent medical practitioners who can effectively participate in quality health care deliver and to produce practitioner who contribute to medical scientific research.

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The courses offered under the School of Health Sciences include: nursing, public health and clinical medicine. The electronic resources include institutional repository, eJournals and databases and eLearning portal.

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The College of Health Sciences is a multi-professional institution of the University of KwaZulu-Natal. The College consists of four Schools namely: Health Sciences; Clinical Medicine; Nursing and Public Health; and Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences.

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The Department of Community health and Primary Care offers courses on the principles and applications of Medical Sociology, Medical Statistics, Epidemiology, Environmental and Occupational Health, Principles and practice of primary health care and General medical practice, Maternal and child health, Health management planning and development.  The Department has integrated the use of Information Technology in Medicine and Medical Research into its curriculum.  The University of Lagos Digital Repository for research and teaching materials provides open access to the University’s scholarship thereby ensuring its wide dissemination and increased visibility online.

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The Faculty of Health Sciences is committed to training of high caliber healthcare professionals and innovative researchers in emerging health challenges and its professionals are at the forefront of the Kenya’s health policy formulation. The academic programs offered at the Faculty are relevant to the country’s health needs. The Faculty offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs including nursing, public and global health, obstetrics & gynecology, tropical & infectious diseases.

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The University of Namibia, School of Public Health within the Faculty of Health Sciences strives to strengthen learners’ experience, engage in curricular innovation, foster leadership in socially responsible programming. The School recognizes and supports lecturers who are the key resources for accomplishing the mission of the University of Namibia. It provides competent practitioners, professionals and researchers capable of addressing Public Health issues at various levels of health care.  Public health research and publications will feature prominently on the agenda of the School which will help the School to remain relevant and up to date of global health issues. The library resources has institutional repository and e-resources. 

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The Institute of Public Health aims to provide quality training in public health, and in response to the pressing need that exists to expand the human resource capacity to meet the practical public health challenges in Nigeria and in other developing countries. The training and research provided by the Institute is built on the philosophy of broadening and deepening the capacity of trainees, researchers and professionals for influencing decision making regarding policies and practices that advance public health using scientific knowledge, analysis and communication of evidence. The Institute of Public Health has Open Educational Resources including books, journal articles, presentations, theses and dissertations.

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The College of Health Sciences has currently four faculties operating: Clinical Sciences, Basic Medical Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Dentistry.  There are twenty eight Departments currently in the college. The University’s Open Educational Resources has journal articles, lecture notes, courseware, conference presentations, videos and more.

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The University of Pretoria, School of Health Systems & Public Health aims to promote health, health systems and public health through education, research, service development, consultancy and advocacy. The resource center has public health educational tools for African context. More Details:

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The Department of Health Studies at Unisa aims to meet the need of thousands of nurses for post-registration distance education at University level. The Department provides a means of education and development of the health professions in general, and nursing in particular. The Department of Health Studies is prepared for the challenge of equipping its students with research skills and expertise to assist in reaching global health needs.

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Established in 1993, the School is unique in many respects both in South Africa and in the continent. Popular in South Africa and other African countries for its flexible, modular, part-time design and growing array of distance learning materials. School offers post-graduate diploma, Masters and PhD programme in public health. More Details:

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The Faculty of Allied Health Sciences aims to train nurses and allied health workers who will provide the nursing and allied health services to the Northern Nigeria. Its mission is to produce qualitative undergraduate and post-graduate nurses and healthcare workers that will provide effective and efficient patient care to individuals, families and communities. The University has Open Educational Resources including books, conference presentations, courseware, journal articles, lecture notes, video lectures, theses and dissertations and more.

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