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Enhancing research capacity of African institutions through social networking

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dc.contributor.author Jimenez-Castellanos, A. en_US
dc.contributor.author Ramirez-Robles, M. en_US
dc.contributor.author Shousha, A. en_US
dc.contributor.author Bagayoko, C. O. en_US
dc.contributor.author Perrin, C. en_US
dc.contributor.author Zolfo, M. en_US
dc.contributor.author Cuzin, A. en_US
dc.contributor.author Roland, A. en_US
dc.contributor.author Aryeetey, R. en_US
dc.contributor.author Maojo, V. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2014-09-25T13:39:20Z
dc.date.available 2014-09-25T13:39:20Z
dc.date.issued 2013 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0926-9630 en_US
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/978-1-61499-289-9-1099 en_US
dc.identifier.other ITG-C6A; DCS; U-INFDIS; DOI; E-only; Abstract; UPD56 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10390/7574
dc.description.abstract Traditionally, participation of African researchers in top Biomedical Informatics (BMI) scientific journals and conferences has been scarce. Looking beyond these numbers, an educational goal should be to improve overall research and, therefore, to increase the number of scientists/authors able to produce and publish high quality research. In such scenario, we are carrying out various efforts to expand the capacities of various institutions located at four African countries - Egypt, Ghana, Cameroon and Mali - in the framework of a European Commission-funded project, AFRICA BUILD. This project is currently carrying out activities such as e-learning, collaborative development of informatics tools, mobility of researchers, various pilot projects, and others. Our main objective is to create a self-sustained South-South network of BMI developers. en_US
dc.language English en_US
dc.subject Research en_US
dc.subject Publishing en_US
dc.subject Scientific literature en_US
dc.subject Participation en_US
dc.subject Capacity building en_US
dc.subject Institutions en_US
dc.subject E-learning en_US
dc.subject Informatics en_US
dc.subject Tools en_US
dc.subject Networking en_US
dc.subject European Union en_US
dc.subject Egypt en_US
dc.subject Africa, North en_US
dc.subject Cameroon en_US
dc.subject Africa, Central en_US
dc.subject Ghana en_US
dc.subject Mali en_US
dc.subject Africa, West en_US
dc.title Enhancing research capacity of African institutions through social networking en_US
dc.type Article-E en_US
dc.citation.jtitle Studies in Health Technology and Informatics en_US
dc.citation.volume 192 en_US
dc.citation.pages 1099 en_US
dc.identifier.pmid http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23920873 en_US
dc.citation.jabbreviation Stud Health Technol Inform en_US


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