WiRED expanded its Medical Information Center project in the former Yugoslavia with the launch of Centers in the Medical Faculty at the University of Prishtina, Kosovo and at the Medical Faculty at the University of Belgrade, Serbia. Both facilities now provide doctors and medical students with information from a medical CD collection and medical Websites.
Jim Mollen was killed in Iraq on the day before Thanksgiving. Mollen was the U.S. Embassy’s senior advisor on Iraqi educational matters. He was shot to death in a car outside the Green Zone while traveling from a meeting.
Plans for a December installation of the 17 Centers has been delayed because of increasing violence in and around Baghdad and other cities. Pre-election assaults on the population and on government officials have has made transportation and installation of the equipment very difficult everywhere and impossible in some regions…”
1. WiRED continues to provide the Iraqi medical community with healthcare information; 2. WiRED salutes its volunteers