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Elsevier Supports International Medical Corps Through 'Act to Save a Life' Campaign
Date:8/1/2011

PHILADELPHIA, August 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --


$1 for every medical textbook activated on Student Consult from August through November will go to International Medical Corps, dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs

Elsevier, the world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today that it will contribute to International Medical Corps  through its 'Act to Save a Life' campaign, an initiative dedicated to providing medical assistance and support to numerous people around the world.

"International Medical Corps is extremely grateful to Elsevier for its support," said Margaret Aguirre, Director of Global Communications for International Medical Corps. "The generosity of Elsevier and the students who purchase Student Consult textbooks during this campaign will enhance our health care training and development programs around the world."

Elsevier will donate one dollar for each medical textbook activated by U.S. medical school students at Student Consult, an online resource center from Elsevier, between Aug. 1 and Nov. 30, 2011. Elsevier aims to raise $25,000 for International Medical Corps.

Student Consult, an online resource center from Elsevier, allows students to access the full contents of the medical textbooks they purchase, along with images, multiple choice practice questions, clinical cases and more. Student Consult's titles are the core medical textbooks students use in their courses and training, including renowned best sellers Netter's Atlas of Human Anatomy, Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease, Gray's Anatomy for Students, Rapid Review Pathology by Edward Goljan, and Guyton and Hall Textbook
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