Archive for 'Books to Iraq' Category

Books to Iraq update

By Anthony - Last updated: Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Students at Baghdad School of Pharmacy The first shipment of books arrived in Baghdad recently from Books to Iraq. Thankfully, despite the long process involved in making this happen, the books got there safely.

Books to Iraq update

By Anthony - Last updated: Thursday, September 21, 2006

Books to Iraq is currently in the process of sorting out the first shipment of books to an Iraqi University. Yesterday we had some publicity in the Birmingham Mail (click on thumbnail). However, I would stress that we are trying to restrict ourselves to supplying new medical and pharmaceutical textbooks, rather than ones people no […]

Iraq solidarity motion

By Anthony - Last updated: Friday, May 26, 2006

On Thursday I presented a motion to the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain’s Branch Representative meeting, it was passed: Birmingham and District Branch Motion “It is the opinion of this meeting that Council should support and develop links with the Syndicate of Iraqi Pharmacists and schools of pharmacy in Iraq either directly or via […]

Books to Iraq in the BMJ

By Anthony - Last updated: Tuesday, January 31, 2006

Books to Iraq has continued to get support from all sections of UK political life. Many thanks to those MPs who have signed the early day motion from the following parties: The Labour Party The Conservative Party The SDLP The SNP The Liberal Democrats Plaid Cymru Democratic Unionist Party. Books to Iraq has also been […]

Books to Iraq mentioned in UK Parliament

By Anthony - Last updated: Thursday, January 19, 2006

The Books to Iraq website has been the subject of an Early Day Motion at the House of Commons: That this House believes that Iraq has given the world a great legacy of pharmaceutical and medical knowledge; notes that in addition to the recent conflict and continuing violence, two wars and 12 years of sanctions […]

Buy me a pint!

By Anthony - Last updated: Wednesday, December 21, 2005

If you read this blog regularly, or are just passing by, and have found at least one thing here of vague interest, then it’s a possibility you might consider buying me a pint if we met by chance. Even with small world theory that is unlikely to happen, so instead why not donate those few […]

Books to Iraq

By Anthony - Last updated: Thursday, December 15, 2005

In January of this year, my professional journal carried a leader about Iraq which stated: The tragedy is that people are powerless to do anything much to help and there does not seem to be any glimmer of hope. This made me wonder if anything constructive could be done to help Pharmacy in Iraq, and […]