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.

Collaborations[edit]

Cochrane[edit]

Translation efforts[edit]

World Health Organization[edit]

National Institutes of Health / Center for Disease Control[edit]

Universities[edit]

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

Rotary club[edit]

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.

Video[edit]

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

SBU[edit]

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute[edit]

Wikimania[edit]

Outreach[edit]

Conferences[edit]

  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

Publications[edit]

Content distribution[edit]

Internet-in-a-Box[edit]

Awareness[edit]

  • 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]

Administration[edit]

Membership[edit]

Annual Plan[edit]

Application to become a Thematic Organization[edit]

Elections to the Board[edit]

Financials[edit]

Income[edit]

Expenses[edit]

  • (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

Assets[edit]

Previous reports[edit]

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