Excellent news for Wikimedia Medicine, and hopefully for the increased impact its efforts will have on healthcare knowledge sharing and engagement.
----- With Incredulity toward Metanarratives, Jeffrey User:FULBERT fulb...@fulbert.org > On Jul 31, 2019, at 11:25 AM, Kirill Lokshin <kirill.loks...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Hi everyone! > > I'm very happy to announce that the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees > has approved the recognition of Wikimedia Medicine  as a Wikimedia > thematic organisation. > > Over the past several years, Wikimedia Medicine has successfully planned > and executed a significant program portfolio, attracting new contributors > and forming partnerships with both movement affiliates and external > institutional partners around the world. Wikimedia Medicine is an > ambitious, innovative, and highly effective organization that has > demonstrated a substantial record of independent programmatic impact and > continues to foster innovation and collaboration with numerous other > entities across the Wikimedia movement. > > Wikimedia Medicine's efforts to deliver critical medical information to > underserved and underrepresented communities reflect the principles of > infrastructure and inclusiveness espoused in the Wikimedia movement > strategic direction, and represent a key potential area of growth for > emerging movement communities. The recognition of Wikimedia Medicine as a > Wikimedia thematic organisation reinforces the our movement’s shared > commitment to this direction, and will support Wikimedia Medicine's future > partnerships with high-profile government institutions and NGOs. > > Wikimedia Medicine is our first truly global thematic organisation, and we > hope that this recognition will be the first of many as our community of > globally-focused Wikimedia user groups continues to evolve. > > I want to thank everyone who has been involved with setting up the new > thematic organisation, and recognize their commitment and patience over the > past year as we've worked through the thematic organisation recognition > process. Please join me in congratulating the entire Wikimedia Medicine > team for their accomplishment! > > Regards, > Kirill Lokshin > Chair, Affiliations Committee > >  https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wiki_Project_Med > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l > New messages to: Wikimediaemail@example.com > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l New messages to: Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>