Best Holiday Wishes from WiRED’s Staff
The Medtronic Foundation announced in early August that it will provide a humanitarian grant to support WiRED’s medical education work in Serbia and Kosovo. This grant will continue the Medtronic Foundation’s generous underwriting of WiRED’s Medical Information Centers in the former Yugoslavia. It will cover new equipment and installation and share in the operating costs for medical content.
This summer, WiRED International has been coordinating a telemedicine program between three U.S. medical universities and four medical schools in Iraq.
WiRED Makes Headlines – Worldwide
April 2006 brought the first video conference between Iraqi physicians at Baghdad’s Medical City Center and U.S. physicians at Washington D.C.’s Children’s Hospital. Panels of physicians on both sides discussed medical cases for more than one hour.
The following list of stories about WiRED from worldwide media outlets, such as Soul Beat Africa and the Bangladesh Observer, will provide you with a sense of the scope of WiRED’s international programs to provide medical and healthcare information, education, and communications resources to communities in developing and post-conflict regions.
WiRED International welcomes two new members to the Board of Directors
WiRED and Iraqi Telemedicine Centers Partner with UCSF and the Children’s National Medical Center
Media stories about WiRED.
1. Linking Baghdad to Baghdad by the Bay; 2. Top 10 Reasons to Donate to WiRED in ’06.