Open source tool helps fight measles

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| DataDyne punts EpiSurveyor as a free, open source tool that can be used to
| make hand-held data entry forms, collect data on a mobile device and then
| transfer the data back to a desktop or laptop for analysis.
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http://www.tectonic.co.za/view.php?src=rss&id=1917


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Pharmacy system using Ubuntu to fight AIDS

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| Written in Java and released under the GPL, iDART (intelligent
| Dispensing of Antiretroviral Treatment) is a pharmacy system
| designed for use at antiretroviral (ARV) pharmacies in the
| public health sector.
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| [...]
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| 'iDART-in-a-box' runs on Ubuntu Linux, and includes a mid-range
| PC, a Zebra label printer, an HP DeskJet report printer, a
| barcode scanner, an uninterruptible power supply and a GSM
| modem. Hardware costs are approximately R10 000, and there
| are no software licensing costs.
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http://www.tectonic.co.za/view.php?id=1407


Measles Initiative combats illness with open source software

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| They worked with an NGO called DataDyne.org and WHO to develop an
| open source software system that can run on personal data
| assistants and soon, mobile equipment.
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| [...]
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| The Measles Initiative was launched in Zambia, Burkina Faso and Kenya. *
| Palm, Inc. may donate equipment. *The project will be expanded to 10 more
| countries hopefully this Autumn, Margie said: ?Countries are currently
| applying to join the program.? *WHO makes the selection. *
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http://www.ictstandardization.com/ne...e20070566.html