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Photo of the Month August 2017

Photo of the Month August 2017

Photo of the month by INASP, published on Aug. 31, 2017

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Vasanthi Thevanesam speaking about overcoming challenges to  research access in Sri Lanka at Publishers for Development 2017 conference held at Oxford in July this year. Vasanthi is an Emeritus Professor at University of Peradeniya and Chief Editor of Sri Lankan Journal of Infectious Diseases (SLJID).

Publishers for Development conference had plenty of stories and examples of how local research, based on global and local knowledge, is making a difference to local issues. The annual conference brought together international publishers with researchers, librarians and others from low- and middle-income countries to build bridges and aid understanding between these groups.

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