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Asia-Pacific resources: Overview

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 Global Development 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.

Global development: COVID-19

Spotlight: Embase now availablevia HINARI

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:

  1. Log into Hinari
  2. Select ‘databases’.
  3. You will find Embase in the overview of databases offered through Research4Life


Find out more

The Global Development 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)". 

WebsiteFellows of the college 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 Global Development Committee has prepared information for fellows and trainees interested in working and teaching overseas.

For further information please visit the Global health page on the ANZCA website, which includes resources and initiatives like: 

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