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|Title: ||The Ptolemy project: a scalable model for delivery of health information in Africa|
|Authors: ||Beveridge, Massey, email@example.com|
Howard, Andrew, firstname.lastname@example.org
Burton, Kirsteen, email@example.com
Holder, Warren, firstname.lastname@example.org
|Keywords: ||Health Informationn|
|Issue Date: ||4-Oct-2003|
|Publisher: ||British Medical Journal|
|Citation: ||Vol. 327:pp:790-793|
|Description: ||Summary Points:
Ptolemy is a new model for electronic access to medical literature for doctors in developing countries.
Surgeons in East Africa become research affiliates of the University of Toronto adn have access to full-text resources of the university library via a secure internet system that monitors and verifies use.
By engaging a well defined group of end users in an electronic research community, Ptolemy contributes directly to building research capacity in Africa.
Ptolemy is a small project but it has the potential for being widely and economically reproduced.|
|Appears in Collections:||Ptolemy|
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