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Looking Ahead on Health

12 January 2022

    The Pandemic has clearly focused minds on health, and how essential it is that we do not take it for granted. The right to health – and with it, the right to health information – have rapidly moved up the political agenda. Find out about the plans of our Health and Biosciences Section (HBS) and Evidence for Global and Disaster Health Special Interest Group (E4GDH), and in particular about the 2022 International Congress of Medical Librarianship.

    Health information by right: making the case for ensuring access to reliable information

    12 January 2022

      In the early months of 2020, WHO Director General Tedros Ghebreyesus underlined that in addition to fighting a pandemic, the world also needed to reckon with an 'infodemic'. As argued by the speakers at the WLIC 2021 session on Access to health information as a human right: A global call to action and practical steps, there is an urgent need for action to ensure that every person should have access to  reliable health information and should be protected from misinformation.

      International Congress of Medical Librarianship 2022

      27 September 2021

        ICML and AHILA are pleased to invite you to Pretoria, South Africa 15-19 March 2022 where together medical librarians and other health information professionals, academics, researchers, and others from related disciplines explore the contributions that medical librarians and other information professionals are making to achieve global health goals by connecting, engaging, and ultimately improving health and saving lives.