History of Health and Healing in Africa (HIS GU4769): News Sources & Internet Resources

Current & Historical News

  • Africa confidential. (London)
    2004 to 1 year ago via EBSCO
    2007 to present via Publisher

  • Africa research bulletin: economic, financial & technical series. (Oxford: Blackwell, 1964-)
    1997 to present (via Wiley-Blackwell)

  • Africa research bulletin: political, social & cultural series. (Oxford: Blackwell, 1964-)
    1997 to present (via Wiley-Blackwell)

  • AllAfrica.Com News (Washington, DC)

  • Columbia University
  • The Economist Intelligence Unit: (EIU)
    Africa and the Middle East--Country Reports


  • Emerging Markets Information Service (New York: Internet Securities, 2000-)
    NOTE: "Search" from large box, top center-right. Pop-up?: click on "No, thanks"

  • Factiva.Com. (New York: Dow Jones and Reuters, c2002--)

  • Foreign Broadcast Information Service, 1941-1996 (Naples, FL: Readex)
    English language (or translated) news from non-US media: inc. newspapers, periodicals, & television and radio broadcasts.

  • Global Observatory (New York; Vienna: International Peace Institute)

  • Mideastwire.com (Beirut, Lebanon)

  • ReliefWeb (New York; Geneva, Switzerland: United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs)

  • World News Connection, 1996-2013. (Springfield, VA: NTIS; via East View Information Services) Continues "Foreign Broadcast Information Service (see above)
  • Historical Newspapers

  • Columbia University: Newspapers of Africa on Microfilm

  • The Center for Research Libraries : Newspapers (Chicago, Illinois)

  • World Newspaper Archive--African (pre-1923) (Naples, FL: Readex)
    --Select "More newspaper collections" and "African Newspapers"

  • Internet Resources on Current Health Information

  • Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) (Macro International, Calverton, MD)
    Search especially under reports on individual countries of the North Africa or Sub Saharan Africa regions.

  • ELDIS--Electronic Development and Environment Information System (Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK)
    Select Region and Country and then "Health" as a topic.

  • Health Information and Health Organizations on Africa (Columbia University, New York)

  • Comprehensive Internet Guides

  • African Studies WWW-Virtual Library (Columbia University)

  • Middle East Studies WWW-Virtual Library (Columbia University)