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February 25
Nepal’s transition to the latest openIMIS master version
Nepal is undertaking a transition to the latest openIMIS master version to be able to use all the functions the new version offers. After some technical tests of the update, there was a desire for more user evolvement on various levels. So GIZ Nepal decided to organise a two day workshop which participants from…
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January 23
Latest openIMIS news
2018 was an exciting year for the openIMIS Initiative! Especially during the last months of 2018, the openIMIS Initiative was able to expand its network and has welcomed the new members. The Initiative is looking forward to working with them this year. In November and December, the openIMIS team also participated in various…
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December 12
12/12: Universal Health Coverage Day
On 12/12/2012, the United Nations unanimously endorsed a historic resolution urging all countries to push progress towards Universal Health Coverage (UHC). As an essential priority for international development, each year on 12/12 stories of millions of people waiting for health coverage are indicated. By raising their voices,…
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December 12
Nirmaya Lamichhane: How the enrolment through openIMIS saved her daughter’s life
Nirmaya Lamichhane from Nepal was 26 years old when she experienced a tragedy in her life: she lost her husband. Since then she tries to hold her family with in-laws together and attempts to be a good role model for her two children Alisha and Khemalal, aged 16 and 11.   Nirmaya’s husband had passed away due to a kidney…
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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…