UHAS researchers document medical terminologies in minority languages of Volta

A research group from University of Health and Allied Sciences has documented medical terminologies in the Sideme and Tegbor languages to bridge the communication gap between health care providers and patients in Avatime and Tafi traditional areas of the Volta region. Avatime and Tafi are two of four minority language areas of the region, which is predominantly Ewe speaking. The group, led by Dr. Nathaniel Glover-Meni as principal investigator, worked…

Faculty member adds to stock in UHAS library

Dr. Isaac Agbemafle, a faculty member of University of Health and Allied Sciences School of Public Health (SPH) has donated 389 assorted books to the University library. The gesture, he said, was borne out of the need to increase the stock of books in the University library. Dr. Agbemafle said, during his PHD studies at Iowa State University in the U.S., he was able to organise a book drive where…

University Librarians hold annual seminar at UHAS

The University Library of UHAS hosted the 39th Seminar and Regular Meeting of the Committee of University Librarians and their Deputies (CULD) under the theme “The Role of Academic Librarians in Higher Education” on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at the Cedi Auditorium, Main Campus. Mr. Christian Yaw Kofi, Chairman of CULD and the University Librarian of UHAS in his welcome address said, “Throughout the ages, libraries have been a critical…

University Library Organizes Workshop for Staff

The University Library of the University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ho held a three (3) day workshop for its staff. The workshop was facilitated by three (3) seasoned librarians namely Mr. Eric Amoafo, Mr. Henry Agbodza and Mr. Kwaku Marfo, all from the University of Ghana Balme Library and was attended 16 staff of the UHAS library. The training workshop, even though had no specific theme addressed issues related…

UHAS Hosts 37th Regular Meeting of University Librarians

UHAS Hosts 37th Regular Meeting of University Librarians

On Thursday, October 4, 2018, the University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS) Library hosted the 37th Regular Meeting for the Committee of University Librarians and their Deputies (CULD). The one-day meeting was held at the Council Chamber of UHAS at the Main Campus, Sokode Lokoe near Ho. Professor Seth Owusu-Agyei, Pro-Vice Chancellor of UHAS, who also chairs the UHAS Library Board briefly interacted with some of CULD members. The…

Free journal discovery tool for global health researchers

POPLINE (https://www.popline.org/) announces that the Johns Hopkins Knowledge for Health (K4Health) Project in collaboration with the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) has developed a free finding aid to support publishing in peer-reviewed journals in global health. The online database christened GHJournalSearch provides a single window for researchers to choose among  a carefully selected collection of peer-reviewed journals the most suitable destination for their research articles. GHJournalSearch currently covers: General Global Health…

Single Sign-on to All Research4Life Programmes and Legal Information Portal Launch

The Research4Life team has been working on improving our portals and services and is pleased to announce several enhancements for Research4Life programme users: From the beginning of this year, all institutions registered for any of the Research4Life programmes (Hinari, AGORA, OARE and ARDI) get access to all portals with their credentials. New registered institutions no longer receive programme specific credentials but a general Research4Life access. This means that any Research4Life…

Norvatis Institutes of Biomedical Research donates to UHAS Library

Novartis Institutes of Biomedical Research, Inc. donates 359 Scientific and Technical books worth USD $28,815.60 to the University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ho in Ghana. Prof. Peter Atadja of Novartis Foundation initiated the donation. Other donations also came from Louisiana State University, Department of Kinesiology University of Wisconsin – Green Bay Library, College of Health Science, Korle-Bu. Food Nutrition Society of Africa