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December 12
Manju Khatri: Health insurance for a healthy life
Manju Khatri, her husband and her three sons belong to the lower in Nepal. They own a small farm, but the crops they grow are just enough to feed the whole family. Manju’s husband got a well-paid job abroad, but due to high blood pressure he had to return back home and continue working on the family farm.   Manju herself…
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December 12
Barad Bahadur Dangaura: How health insurance coverage made his and his family’s life free of financial stress for health care
Barad Bahadur Dangaura and his family have recently enrolled in health insurance. He first heard about it on the radio. He didn’t know much about it and was cautious. But an insurance representative explained the costs and easy enrolment procedure of their health insurance. He registered all six family members: his spouse, two…
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November 14
openIMIS Community – submit proposals to advance UHC
Appeal to all IT service providers and implementer of the openIMIS community: The global charitable foundation Wellcome calls for proposals for the ‘Innovator Awards: Digital Technologies‘ in order to advance Universal Health Care. These awards support researchers who are transforming great ideas into digital…
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October 24
openIMIS presentation at the AeHIN conference in Colombo, Sri Lanka
The 6th General Assembly of the Asia eHealth Information Network (AeHIN) and Conference on Interoperable Digital Health for Universal Health Coverage organized its annual meeting from 7th-9th of October 2018 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The goal of the meeting was the promotion of better use of information communication…
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October 18
Appeal to put an end to destitution: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
Twenty-six years ago, the General Assembly of the UN declared 17 of October as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. Secretary-General in duty António Guterres emphasized the connection between extreme poverty eradication and universal rights for all people in a message for this year’s International Day for…
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October 15
New openIMIS version published
The updated openIMIS version 1.2.0 is now available for download on GitHub . A number of functional and security features were added to the software in order to enhance the user experience.   The update also marks a significant step towards improved compatibility . The source code is now available on a per…
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September 27
Call for applications: Three openIMIS tenders for software development and more !
The Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ), commissioned by the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC) and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) has launched three tenders for openIMIS within software development.   openIMIS is the first open source software…
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September 21
Visibility in September: openIMIS at Fata 2018, DayOne Basel and Tying the Digital Knots
September was an exciting month for the openIMIS Initiative. We presented both our software and approach at three innovative conferences: the GIZ Symposium on Economic and Social Development, DayOne Basel and Tying the digital knots in Bonn.   The GIZ Symposium, which discussed the opportunities…
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August 23
Have you read our newsletter yet?
If you’d like regular updates about openIMIS and its developments, news and events, please sign up for our newsletter.   Here’s what to expect in the next newsletter: the openIMIS-Webinar, which took place on July 5th our new collaboration with Digital Square to launch a special call for proposals this…