Donations of books and stationary supplies from vendors, publishers and others contribute to the success of in-country training and allow TAAAC-LSP to meet the terms of the partnership agreement with our Ethiopian colleagues.
Medical Library Book Deliveries
First shipment August 2010
Sidney Liswood Library: 12 boxes = 233 books ; Books with Wings (BWW): 212 boxes = 977 books : Total 224 boxes = 1210 books
Second shipment January 2011
Dr. Philpott: 200 copies of 2 books = 400 books ; UT Bookstore order = 51 books ; Sidney Liswood Library sent to the Canadian Blind Mission (CBM) via Markham Stouffville Hospital= 54 books : Total 54 books
The second shipment consisted of, greatly reduced book prices offered by Wolters Kluwer and/or the University of Toronto Bookstore, medical texts for Family Medicine and new texts to establish a core collection of medical library books. Shipping costs were covered by CBM. The shipment arrived in 2011.
Third shipment January 2012
BWW : 40 books ; Wolters Kluwer : 44 books ; SLL : 11 books
The third shipment is a compilation of book donations being shipped with functioning medical equipment identified by TAAAC clinical leaders and their counterparts in Ethiopia as necessary and desirable. This shipment arrived in 2013.
Fourth Shipment in process for 2014