Grants:IEG/Wikipedia Maghrebi Medical Competition

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Wikipedia Maghrebi Medical Competition
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summaryWith the special contribution of the Tunisian Network of the promotion of Biomedical Research, we will launch a competition like Wikiconcours for the participants to the Review Course of the conference of Maghrebi Medical Residents and Ph.D. Students that would be held in March 2016. This will help the students begin writing reviews and discover the French Wikipedia.
targetFrench Wikipedia
strategic priorityinciting medical residents and ph.d. students of the maghreb to contribute to wikipedia during their conference that would be held in tunisia in march 2016, creating more than 50 articles with start quality or more in the french wikipedia
amount500 USD
created on11:54, 3 November 2015 (UTC)
round 2 2015

Project idea[edit]

What is the problem you're trying to solve?[edit]

We are trying to solve the problem of the lack of precision in the works related to Medical Sciences and different illnesses in the French Wikipedia as quite all the works related to Medicine there are stubs.

What is your solution?[edit]

Launching a competition in the conference of Maghrebi Medical Residents and Ph.D. Students that would be held in Tunisia in March 2016. The participants to this conference are about 100 people. So, we will not have any problem in finding the candidates for Wikipedia Medical Maghreb Competition for 2016.

Project goals[edit]

Ameliorating the status of Medicine in French Wikipedia by creating and ameliorating 50 works.

Project plan[edit]


  • Publishing the regulations in the journal of the conference: 1st day
  • Registering Candidates and their chosen subjects: 1st day and 2nd day
  • The competition: 3rd day and 4th day
  • The assessment: 5th day


  • Printing the regulations and the final ranking: 200 USD
  • First Prize: 150 USD
  • Second Prize: 75 USD
  • Third Prize: 75 USD
  • Total Budget: 500 USD

Community engagement[edit]

  • Candidates will create accounts
  • Candidates will write works


I expect that these users will keep working in Wikipedia.

Measures of success[edit]

  • Creation of 50 accounts
  • Creation of 50 Start works or more

Get involved[edit]


  • Houcemeddine Turki, Organizer and Member of the assessment committee of the competition
  • Ahmed Ben Abdelaziz, Professor of Public Health, University of Sousse, Sousse, Tunisia and Member of the assessment committee of the competition
  • Rayhana Kheireddine, Organizer
  • Salma Fourati, Organizer
  • Balkis Ounaies, Organizer
  • Mona Safer, Organizer

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