The Ptolemy project: a scalable model for delivering health information in Africa | The BMJ

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Summary:

"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 and have access to the 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 potential for being widely and economically reproduced..."

Link:

https://www.bmj.com/content/327/7418/790.full

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08/01/2019, 04:51

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oa.new oa.universities oa.libraries oa.africa oa.medicine oa.u.toronto oa.canada oa.hei oa.south

Date tagged:

08/01/2019, 08:51

Date published:

10/02/2003, 04:51