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(Matthew Grant) writes:
>I am interested helping out 3rd world doctors by giving them access to
>medical resources on the Internet.
>I am an expert in Linux, and I know quite a bit about UUCP and other
>networking protocols as I work for a router manufacturer.
>To setup Linux boxes in third world hopitals
>a) to provide ruimentary computing facilities (via terminals),
>b) Access to the outside world via E-mail, accessing mailing lists
that can be
>read by various experts so that solutions can be quickly found. PGP
>used to authenticate the correspondence. UUCP would provide a cheap
>by enabling the use of dial up phone connections at times when the
>are low. A private news network could also be established.
>or c) Full access. WWW, gopher to access medical databases/libraries
>internet. An IRC net may also be possible for medical disscussions.
>private News network would also be a good thing here. Security and
>authentication mechanisms would have to be set up.
>I would like to hear of any existing projects in this area as I do not
>duplicate effort. Could people who are interested or have
>E-mail me, and I will post back here with what I find out.
>Thank you for your cooperation,
>Name: Matthew Grant Organisation: Matthew's UNIX box.
>Email: [log in to unmask] (home) or [log in to unmask]
>Phone: +64 3 338-6287
Nicholas Robinson 8~o