WikiProjectMed:WMMED/Reports/2022

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This is a report of activities of Wiki Project Med Foundation for 2022. 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.

Projects and activities

MDWiki

NC Commons

CropTool up and running. We have also introduced a multi CropTool, which is especially useful when working with CT and MRI image sets. Our CT viewing efforts can been seen at [[Mesenteric_ischemia#Diagnosis|mesenteric ischemia].

We have added tools to stream line the moving of images from MDWiki to NC Commons.

Offline

MDWiki forms the basis of our offline EN app, build in collaboration with Kiwix as of January of 2022. This app has seen more than 100,000 downloads, mostly from low and middle income countries, many of who are health care providers or students. This change allows us to be responsive to requests for improvements from our app users.

We have created a mirror of MDWiki at [1] from which Kiwix's mwoffliner can run.

Translation

Collaborating with a medical school on translation from English MDWiki into Hebrew Wikipedia.

VideoWiki

In 2022 we relaunched the software and upgraded it to function on the new servers at https://videowiki.wmcloud.org/en

We added auto upload to our Youtube channel and have adapted the software to allow it to both pull from aswell as upload to NC Commons.

OurWorldinData

We developed an extension which allows use of their material securely within a mediawiki install. We have integrating about 100 of their health related graphs into MDWiki. Plus we have developed templates so that the most recent version flows into our offline efforts.

We are collaborating with the technical team at OWID on making their material more multilingual. First meeting occurred on Apr 20th 2022.

Edit-a-thons

We supported Healx in running an edit-a-thon on rare diseases at Cambridge in the UK in June of 2022.

We supported work on dental topics by the Vishnu Dental College in collaboration with Praveen Das, the Sr Regional Partnerships Manager (South Asia) at the WMF.

WikiProject Clinical Trials

For Wikidata's d:Wikidata:WikiProject Clinical Trials there is a preprint at https://doi.org/10.1101/2022.04.01.22273328 . The project imported ClinicalTrials.gov records to Wikidata and modeled processes by means of which anyone else can import more medical content into the Wikimedia environment.

Administration

Board

Charity status

2022 Budget

Approved by vote of the board on Jan 31st 2022.

  • MDWiki and NC Commons $8,000
  • IIAB $100
  • VideoWiki $800
  • Accounting $200
  • Fundraising $1,000

Total: $10,100

Financials

All values are in USD.

Income

Expenses

Year balance (net change)

Assets Dec 31st 2022

  • Bank account:
  • Paypal:

Total: from ($16,120.95)

Previous reports

Reports (IRS)

References