Vukovar, Croatia has taken another step in the reconstruction of their war-torn community with the dedication of a new Community Health Information Center. The Center, developed by World Internet Resources for Education and Development (WiRED) and funded by Medtronic Foundation will focus on daily life-style issues such as diet, nutrition and smoking-cessation.
The Novi Sad Humanitarian Center has been cooperating with “The Youth of JAZAS” (Yugoslavian Association to Fight AIDS). This NGO, from Novi Sad, organizes and trains young volunteers who conduct peer education in elementary and secondary schools in Vojvodina, a province in northern Serbia situated between Croatia, Hungary and Romania.
Hot coffee, delicious meals, a cozy atmosphere, and computers go together in the Ben Linder Cyber-Café. This is also where Walking Unidos, the Polus Center and WiRED International came together to support aid to the disabled while providing the people of Leon, Nicaragua with high speed Internet access. The Ben Linder Cybercafe was WiRED’s first program in Nicaragua.
Walking Unidos began with local citizens who recognized a great need for a clinic to give accident and landmine victims prosthetic devices that would enable them to have more normal mobility and more hope for a productive life.
Hot coffee, delicious meals, a cozy atmosphere, and computers go together in the newly opened Ben Linder Cyber-Café, where Walking Unidos, the Polus Center and WiRED are providing a means to support aid to the disabled, while they provide the people of Leon, Nicaragua with high speed Internet access, as well as good food.
You can get just about anything you want at the Ben Linder Cybercafe. From simple sandwiches, soft drinks, and coffee, to a wide variety of dinner entrees, wine, beer, and cocktails. You can also surf the web, send email, and learn how to use a computer on one of the café’s 20 computers.
WiRED announced the delivery on May 30 in Montenegro of 90, Internet-ready computers to be distributed and installed at eight schools in six cities in Montenegro. Montenegro, along with Serbia, comprises the former Yugoslavia. The project was accepted and endorsed by the government of Montenegro and placed under the Ministry of Education.
WiRED took its programs to Kosovo at the request of the Global Technology Corp at the U.S. Department of State. The U.S. Department of State had established free computer centers at seven locations in war-ravaged Kosovo as part of its Kosovo Internet Access Initiative (KIAI)
In 1992, Aziz M. Mustafa began work as a general practitioner in Kosovo. Five years later, he was in residence in the ENT Department at the University Medical Center in Prishtina. He is currently completing final examinations in Austria after which time he will be a licensed ENT surgeon.
Data Underscores The Critical Importance Of Community Health Information Centers To Health Care Workers And Ultimately To The People Of Kenya. An evaluation component is integrated into all WiRED’s programming. The results are used to measure the effectiveness of our work and to strengthen our services.