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WiRED News Timeline, 2009

January 3 2009
On the eve of his election, and in honor of the January 19th Martin Luther King (MLK) Day of Service, President-elect Barack Obama is
January 17 2009
In January, WiRED International received a $50,000 grant from the Medtronic Foundation to support organizational elements of the International Telemedicine Network (ITN). The ITN
March 17 2009
The University of California, Berkeley, recently selected WiRED International as the School of Public Health's 2009 Organizational Public Health Hero. Berkeley recognized WiRED for
April 3 2009
When Zgjim Limani, MD, a physician specializing in ear, nose and throat (ENT) medicine, and his colleagues wanted to put together an international medical
May 3 2009
Over the last seven years, an estimated one million Kenyans have had access to accurate information about HIV/AIDS and other critical health-related topics thanks
June 3 2009
Harvard University and San Francisco State University created courses for the International Telemedicine Network (ITN), which launched its ITNhealth.net website earlier this month.
July 3 2009
Soon after Kate Mayer started her work with WiRED, we all learned that her 13-year-old son, Clayton, had biphenotypic leukemia, a particularly rare form
July 17 2009
There's a saying that those who like films and sausages should never see how they're made. A lot more happens behind the scenes than
August 3 2009
Before the WiRED CHIC was set up in Butula, no young person had ever seen a computer, except for those who had traveled out
August 17 2009
This month, WiRED launches a special fundraising campaign to renew its successful prevention program in Kenya by refurbishing four Community Health Information Centers (CHICs)
October 3 2009
WiRED is pleased to announce the addition of a new board member, Anthony Hodge, who is the retired president of Anthony Hodge & Associates,
November 3 2009
WiRED founding board member, Dr. Richard Gilbert, is a World War II veteran who recently enjoyed an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC. to