Research4Life is shortlisted for the World Summit on the Information Society, WSIS Prize 2013 competition

Research4Life, an initiative led by WHO, FAO, UNEP and WIPO was shortlisted by the Global Summit on Information Society (WISIS) to win the prestigious prize 2013 competition on access to information and knowledge.

Research4Life was selected under entry: 'Access to Research in the Developing World' under Category 3: Access to information and knowledge.

Since 2001, the four programmes led by UN Agencies, Online Access to Research in the Environment (OARE) Access to Research in Health (HINARI), Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture (AGORA), and Access to Research for Development and Innovation (ARDI), have grown and developed to the point where they now give researchers at more than 6,000 institutions in over 100 developing world countries and territories free or low cost online access to almost 30,000 peer-reviewed international scientific journals, books, and databases provided by the world's leading science publishers.

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Last update:

25 February 2013 15:02 CET