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Why Open Access to health research is a benefit to mankind

Swan, Alma (2009) Why Open Access to health research is a benefit to mankind Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 87, (8)

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This is a short commentary on a Round table feature about Open Access. It gives the reasons who Open Access is necessary in the struggle to improve world health. Access to health research information is still poor throughout most of the developing world, despite the fact that these regions shoulder most of the world's health problems. Open Access provides permanent, free access for all, either through Open Access journals or through Open Access repositories or archives.

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Published date: August 2009
Keywords: Open Access world health health research developing countries repositories open access journals
Organisations: Web & Internet Science


Local EPrints ID: 267664
ISSN: 0042-9686
PURE UUID: 3f8204c4-93c7-4ecb-8bd6-0c8667b86583

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Date deposited: 13 Jul 2009 19:47
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 07:01

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Author: Alma Swan

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