African Health Issues Software

African Health Issues Software

Newsgroups: Date: Fri, 11 Mar 1994 17:20:35 -0500 From: "Arthur R. McGee" Subject: Software on African Health Issues (fwd) Kamau has done it again. :-) ---------- Forwarded message ---------- Date: Fri, 11 Mar 1994 12:22:17 EST From: Alex Fowler Subject: Software on African Health Issues

The January 14, 1994 issue of _HealthWire_ (Scientists' Institute for Public Health, 355 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10017) included the following announcement:

New Computer Software Focuses on African Health Issues

A California-based computer company -- Afrisoft -- has developed the first computer software package that is an interactive, Afrocentric, multimedia health program bringing users detailed information on how certain health issues affect people of African heritage around the world. _Imhotep: The Canon of Black Health_ reports on medical research, treatments, epidemics, health care organizations and on health topics including AIDS, Diabetes, Cholera, and River Blindness.

The software brings together news from Africa, the Caribbean, the Middle East, and the United States, with updates available on individual topics and is designed for use by medical students, physicians, or the general public. For further information, contact: Kamal Al-Mansour, Afrisoft, Los Angeles, CA; (213) 731-5465.

Editor: Ali B. Ali-Dinar
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