WikiProjectMed:WMMED/Reports/2020

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This is a report of activities of Wiki Project Med Foundation for 2020. It is not a complete list of everything we have done this year but represents a highlight of our work. The compiling of this report — like much that we do — has been a group effort, and we encourage involvement by further individuals within the wider membership.

Efforts

Moved to a new website

This year we moved to our own instance of MediaWiki.

ILAE

ILAE is recruiting a Wikipedian in Residence to support their work with us.

Coronavirus

Flattening the curve

File:Politikbrief 3 Sommer 2020 Wikimedia Deutschland e. V.pdf

A number of us spoke about the work of Wikipedia with respect to coronavirus which was picked up by Wired.[1]

We worked to get release of graphics to illustrate the importance of efforts to prevent the outbreak.

A Slate article on the work on COVID19.[2]

DailyDot Meet the Wikipedia editors fighting to keep coronavirus pages accurate Why Wikipedia is winning against the coronavirus 'infodemic'

Why Wikipedia Is Immune to Coronavirus

Our World in Data

Mass upload to Commons.[3]

Universities

NNLM

Creative Commons

Supporting them in discussion of copyright for COVID19 material.[4]

HealthPhone

Clarified and extended our partnership with HealthPhone.[5]

Wikimedia community organization

Due to COVID-19 the usual Wikimedia in-person gatherings could not convene. There was no Wikimedia Summit or Wikimania this year.

This organization was a signatory to the