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January 2006

Newsletter VHL 030 20/January/2006

ISSN 1809-6859

SciELO Chile celebrates 50 titles of the online collection

The first meeting of SciELO Chile Editors, of SciELO Chile, was held on January 10-12, 2006 in Santiago, Chile, and celebrated the first 50 titles of the collection, a figure achieved in 2005. SciELO Chile currently has 50 titles in its collection, whereas SciELO Brazil, the most developed collection in SciELO network, has 157. Promoted by CONICYT, the event gathered the Director's representative, Alberto Cabezas, SciELO Chile Coordinator, Anna Maria Prat, Director of BIREME/PAHO/WHO and also Operational Coordinator of SciELO, special honored guest, Abel Packer and his team
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WHO leads the initiative of VHL and ePORTUGUESe already has a site

The site ePORTUGUESe is an initiative led by the World Health Organization (WHO) and supported by BIREME/PAHO/WHO, by means of VHL and SciELO networks. The main purpose of the initiative is to provide scientific and technical information on health to Portuguese-speaking countries (Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal, Saint Tome and Prince and East Timor)
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Nicaragua launches Virtual Library on Gender and Health

On December 3, 2005, in Managua, at the Office of the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) of Nicaragua, the Virtual Library on Gender and Health (GenSalud) was launched, which is a thematic portal of VHL in Nicaragua. Visitors to the Web site can access information on issues related to gender and health including topics such as violence, childhood and adolescence, women's health, sexual health and HIV/AIDS
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XV Cochrane Colloquium will be held in Brazil, with the cooperation of BIREME

Dr.Álvaro Atallah, Director of Centro Cochrane do Brasil, an organization connected to the Federal University of São Paulo (Unifesp - Universidade Federal de São Paulo) and one of the institutions that celebrated the BIREME/PAHO/WHO maintenance agreement, issued a formal statement about the support for the organization holding the XV Cochrane Colloquium. The meeting will be held in São Paulo, between October 22 and 26, 2007. Both institutions acknowledge the need to disseminate evidence for healthcare worldwide, chiefly in the Latin America and Caribbean region
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BIREME launches new SciELO Publication System

BIREME/PAHO/WHO is promoting a broad updating of the SciELO (Scientific Electronic Library Online) Model, launching the new SciELO System for on-line Electronic Publication Roberta Takenaka, from BIREME's Information Sources Administration Management, conducted the course on the new system to SciELO Chile professionals, in Santiago, on January 11, 2006.SciELO
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Professionals from the SES research institutions undergo LILACS capacity building program

A capacity building program on LILACS Methodology on LILDBI-Web was conducted between December 12 and 16, 2005, for people working in the network of the São Paulo State Department of Health (SES-SP). This was the first of a series of programs planned to improve treatment, organization and publication of the scientific and technical production on health by SES-SP, in specific databases
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