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- Title of the submission
Using Wikimedia for Medical Education in India
- Your Username (For the submission author)
Netha Hussain (Link)
- Type of presentation
Talk (Video presentation with Skype Q and A)
- Abstract (in about 300 words)
Wikimedia is a useful tool for medical education and health awareness. However, its potential has not yet been explored deeply in India. In this presentation, I will talk about the existing efforts to enrich Wikipedia's medical content and the impact of a few popular medical articles on shaping the health awareness of people in India. I will focus on the Med-GLAM project, WEP : BM Medical college and Translation Task Force to highlight the existing work done in medicine on Wikipedia. I hope to shed some light on why it is important to have good quality articles related to medicine and healthcare on Indian language Wikipedias for increasing health literacy among people.
Interested attendees and comments
- --Satdeep Gill (talk) 15:30, 20 July 2016 (UTC)
- Tighe Flanagan (WMF) (talk) 20:27, 28 July 2016 (UTC)
- DiptanshuTalk 12:16, 4 August 2016 (UTC)