African health-related sites

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Links to sites offering valuable information on health issues on the African continent are available here.

Africa science news service-ASNS
Description: Reporting on African health policy and research
URL: http://www.africasciencenews.org

African Development Forum
Description:The aim of the African Development Forum is to present the key stakeholders in African development with the results of current research and opinion on key development issues in order to formulate shared goals and priorities, draft action programmes and define the environment that will enable African countries to implement these programmes.
URL: http://www.uneca.org/adf99/

African Internet Connectivity
Description: Comprehensive data on information & communication technologies (ICTs), telecommunications, internet and computer infrastructure in Africa.
URL: http://www3.sn.apc.org/africa/

African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF)
Description: AMREF is Africa’s largest indigenous health charity, and for 45 years in partnership with local communities, governments and donors, has worked to research and alleviate Africa’s health problems. AMREF’s mission is to empower disadvantaged people in Africa to enjoy better health by helping them establish their own self-sustaining health systems.
URL: http://www.amref.org

African Science News Service
Description: Covering news and features on Health, HIV and AIDS from around Africa.
URL: http://www.fromafrica.blogspot.com

AFRONETS
Description: African Networks for Health Research & Development
URL: http://www.afronets.org/

Regional Network for Equity in Health in Southern Africa (EQUINET)
Description: EQUINET has played a role over the past three years in highlighting issues of equity in health in southern Africa. It does so by networking professionals, civil society and policymakers to promote policies for equity in health, undertaking research, initiating conferences, workshops, and discussions through the internet, and providing inputs at the SADC forums.
URL: http://www.equinetafrica.org/

Global Alliance for Africa
Description: Global Alliance for Africa was formed by a group of health care professionals and other concerned individuals from eight different countries in Africa, North America, and Europe. We work with local and international partner agencies and focus on those regions in Africa most in need of medical care, owing to poverty, isolation, and lack of education. By promoting programs that encourage self-reliance and independence, our programs enable Africans to have greater control over their own lives
URL: http://www.globalallianceafrica.org/

HealthNet
Description: Our website leads viewers to different free-of-charge medical information newsletters and electronic discussion groups (AFRO-NETS is one of our discussion groups). Our newsletters are focused on current clinical and public health information from leading medical journals and are sent via email to subscribers.
URL: http://www.healthnet.org

Journalists against AIDS (JAAIDS) Nigeria
Description: Welcome to Nigeria-AIDS.org, your information source on HIV/AIDS in Nigeria and the West African sub-region. Nigeria-AIDS is the website of Journalists Against AIDS (JAAIDS) Nigeria, the award-winning media-based non-governmental HIV/AIDS advocacy organisation.
URL: http://www.nigeria-aids.org/

SciDev.Net
Description: News, views and information about science, technology and development. It includes a “sub-saharan Africa” regional gateway.
URL: http://www.scidev.net

Science in Africa
Description: Science in Africa is the first popular science magazine for Africa. From Cape to Cairo, scientists in a broad range of fields report on their research, giving their expert views on topical issues in science and providing the right information to an African public seeking a deeper understanding of science and of the dynamic role it plays in everyone’s lives.
URL: http://www.scienceinafrica.co.za/

UN Economic Commission for Africa
Description ECA is the regional arm of the United Nations, mandated to support the economic and social development of its 53 member States, foster regional integration, and promote international cooperation for Africa’s development.
URL: http://www.uneca.org/

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