The Asia-Pacific resources guide promotes key anaesthesia and pain medicine books and journals available online to local doctors in areas supported by the ANZCA Overseas Aid Committee such as Papua New Guinea and Fiji. These resources are primarily curated from Hinari which provides free access via log-in to thousands of medical journals and books to registered institutions in these countries. Information about registering, or seeing if your institution has access to Hinari can be found here.
Please note: There is no access to ANZCA-subscribed library resources via this guide.
Elsevier is making its biomedical database Embase available to Hinari users with immediate effect. Researchers and healthcare professionals in developing countries now have access to one of the world’s most comprehensive biomedical literature databases.
To access Embase:
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The Overseas Aid committee is "committed to improving education and training capacity in anaesthesia and pain medicine in response to the needs expressed by low and middle income countries (LMIC)".
Fellows of ANZCA and the Faculty of Pain Medicine develop and contribute to variety of anaesthesia and pain medicine programs across the Pacific, Asia and Africa. In response to a number of frequently asked questions the Overseas Aid Committee has prepared a fact sheet for ANZCA Fellows and trainees interested in international volunteering available here.
For further information please visit the Community Development page on the ANZCA website, which includes resources and initiatives like:
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