Table 2

Main source of health and medical information*

Textbooks (%)

E-resources**

Hard copy journals


National postgraduate institution

Yaoundé University

37 (62)

22 (37)

1 (2)

Lagos College of Medicine

81 (76)

23 (22)

2 (2)

Muhimbili College

32 (70)

14 (30)

0 (0)

Mulago Teaching Hospital

63 (70)

27 (30)

0 (0)

Sub-total

213 (70)

86 (29)

3 (1)

Externally funded research institution

MRC Laboratories

2 (7)

23 (85)

2 (7)


* Missing data n = 4

** Electronic journals and general internet resources

Smith et al. BMC Health Services Research 2007 7:72   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-7-72

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