Health

Learn about the roles open source technologies and communities are playing in international health and humanitarian efforts.

Dedicated engineering team in South Africa deploys open source tools, save lives

Dedicated engineering team in South Africa deploys open source tools, save lives
Global nonprofit Praekelt.org uses open source technologies to deliver essential information and vital services to millions of people around the...Read more

Open medical records community supports new system in Mozambique

Open medical records community supports new system in Mozambique
How a Mozambique group created an OpenMRS-based community called eSaúde for collaboration and knowledge sharing.Read more

6 open source fitness apps for Android

6 open source fitness apps for Android
All six apps are available from the F-Droid repository and licensed under the GPLv3, providing an experience that respects the user's freedom.Read more

How a free mobile app fights Ebola and other global epidemics

How a free mobile app fights global epidemics
This is the story of how a dispersed global health IT community banded together to solve the enormous, unique information challenges presented by...Read more

Building an open medical records system for the developing world

Interview with Judy Gichoya, OpenMRS
Judy Gichoya is a Kenyan medical doctor specializing in radiology and an experienced programmer who's accelerating the growth of OpenMRS.Read more

The Open Patient: Advocating for open access to medical data

The Open Patient: Advocating for open access to medical data
In The Open Patient: Healing through sharing, a new documentary from Red Hat Videos, Steven Keating and Liz Salmi share their personal stories about...Read more

Glucosio helps diabetics track blood sugar

Glucosio helps diabetics track blood sugar
The Glucosio team is headed up by Benjamin Kerensa , of Mozilla, who has an aggressive, unparalleled vision for the product. In this interview, he...Read more

Open source app takes on Ebola and mental health in Liberia

mHero open source healthcare app
Angie Nyakoon and Amanda Gbarmo Ndorbor are two outspoken and energetic women who oversee the Mental Health Unit at the Ministry of Health and Social...Read more