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MedMag Fall 10-In The NewsIN AUGUST, The New York Times featured an article about Operation Medical Libraries, which was launched by the UCLA Medical Alumni Association in 2007 as a limited project to provide books to medical schools and libraries in Iraq. The program has grown significantly from its modest beginnings – now some 30 universities and hospitals, more than a dozen professional organzations and numerous individual doctors and nurses are involved. Books now go to institutions in Afghanistan, as well as to medical libraries in such places as Mozambique, the Solomon Islands and Uganda. To contribute, go to http://opmedlibs.medalumni.ucla.edu; to read the article, click on the “Resources and Publicity” tab.


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