Knowledge management and health

Blue Trunk Libraries


Blue Trunk Libraries can be found in 90 countries. Their durable construction and relatively small size make them a versatile tool in disseminating information and improving health systems. They are designed primarily for local or district health centres where this type of health material generally is not found easily.

Some basic statistics (as of November 2015)

  • 94 countries
  • 600 assistants trained
  • 2535 Blue Trunk Libraries
  • 440000 publications distributed