HINARI - Research for Health
HINARI Access to Research in Health programme provides free or very low-cost online access to up to 46 000 information sources in biomedical and related social sciences to local, non-profit institutions in developing countries. HINARI was launched in 2002 and is one of the world's largest collections of biomedical and health literature. Currently, there are more than 5 700 institutions in more than 100 eligible countries, areas and territories registered for HINARI.
HINARI works collaboratively with 160 scientific/technical and medical partner publishers within the context of the Research4Life partnership that includes other online information delivery programmes: AGORA (Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture) led by the FAO, OARE (Access to Research in the Environment) led by UNEP, and ARDI (Access to Research for Development and Innovation) led by WIPO.
HINARI aims to strengthen public health services by providing public health workers, researchers and policymakers access to high-quality, relevant and timely health information, via the Internet.
The information resources cover the subjects of basic science,
- Clinical medicine
- Environmental sciences
- Social sciences
- Tropical mediciney
- General medicine
- Infectious diseases
- Nursing/allied health