WMMED/Reports/2019

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This is a report of activities of Wiki Project Med Foundation for 2019. It is not a complete list of everything we have done this year but represents a highlight of our work. The compiling of this report — like much that we do — has been a group effort, and we encourage involvement by further individuals within the wider membership.

CollaborationsEdit

CochraneEdit

Translation effortsEdit

World Health OrganizationEdit

what is it that you actually do?

National Institutes of Health / Center for Disease ControlEdit

UniversitiesEdit

  • Edit-a-thon at McMaster University Library in Collaboration with Cochrane.[4]

Rotary clubEdit

We have begun working with Rotary International. In early 2019 they purchased 50 units of Internet-in-a-Box to distribute to their projects in India.

VideoEdit

Wiki Project Med Foundation is involved in both coordinating develop of and funding of VideoWiki.

SBUEdit

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research InstituteEdit

WikimaniaEdit

OutreachEdit

ConferencesEdit

  1. Global health in the age of open access information, a February 2019 presentation at the National Federation of Advanced Information Services
  2. Wiki Loves Pride, a June 2019 wiki editing event at Metropolitan Museum of Art was a general New York City-based event for LGBT+ topics and featured local health organizations promoting LGBT+ health editing

PublicationsEdit

Content distributionEdit

Internet-in-a-BoxEdit

AwarenessEdit

  • Super Awesome Science Show Mar 18th, science in translation.[5]
  • Our work was mentioned on Global News after a pod cast on the Super Awesome Science Show.[6]

AdministrationEdit

MembershipEdit

Annual PlanEdit

Application to become a Thematic OrganizationEdit

Elections to the BoardEdit

FinancialsEdit

IncomeEdit

ExpensesEdit

  • (Tech) Feb 17th 2019 $80 USD payment to User:Fz-29 for writing a bot for moving references out of infoboxes on Wikipedia (as they break the translation tool)
  • (IIAB) Feb 24th 2019 $2885.40 CAD payment to HiPi industries for Raspberry Pi Zero W boards (160 units)
  • (Tech) May 5th 2019 $580.00 USD payment towards programming costs of VideoWiki (to User:Hassan.m.amin)
  • (Tech) May 30th 2019 $850.00 USD payment towards programming costs of VideoWiki (to User:Hassan.m.amin) via Preetam Hegde/Pratik Shetty

AssetsEdit

Previous reportsEdit

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