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Wikipedia Working to get Ebola Content into as Many Languages as Possible

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We at Wikipedia are busy translating content on Ebola as well as many other key diseases into as many languages as we can find volunteers per here https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiProject_Medicine/Translation... ... We have recently added a new collaborator to our efforts, Rubric who have volunteered their expertise and helped us get content into an additional dozen or so African languages. ... Grassroots efforts to develop healthcare content, through models such as Wikipedia, IMO is the only way we will achieve health care information for all in the language of one's choosing.

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Monday, September 1, 2014
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James Heilman
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HIFA profile: James Heilman is a Wikipedian and works with Wiki Project Med Foundation, a charity whose mission is to make clear, reliable, comprehensive, up-to-date educational resources and information in the biomedical and related social sciences freely available to all people in the language of their choice. He is an Emergency Room Physician in Cranbrook, British Columbia, and a Clinical Instructor at the University of British Columbia. jmh649 AT gmail.com

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