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August 1

Six proposals submitted to Digital Square Call for Proposals

Together with Digital Square, the openIMIS initiative offered a co-financing opportunity to further develop openIMIS through Notice C – Modular Transformation of openIMIS in June 2018. The deadline for submitting proposals was 30th July 2018.   In total six proposals were submitted in response to the call: CERHIS: connect small hospitals and health centers to OpenIMIS […]

June 27

Introducing openIMIS- Webinar on socialprotection.org

  The openIMIS Initiative hosted a webinar on July 5th at 1 pm – GMT+2 !   You can view the recording of the webinar here.   openIMIS is the first and only open source software that links beneficiary, provider and payer data. Designed to manage complex interactions of a health care system, it covers processes […]

June 22

Digital Square- Special call for openIMIS proposals

  Digital Square launched Notice C – special call for openIMIS proposals!   Digital Square is a partnership of the world’s leading digital health experts and organizations working together with countries to strengthen digital health systems in emerging economies. The aim is to help strengthen national digital health systems by coordinating investments into scalable technology […]

June 11

Expanding openIMIS: Delegation visit from Togo

A major institution in Togo has expressed interest in piloting openIMIS to support their insurance expansion scheme. Representatives of INAM (Institut National d’Assurance Maladie du Togo) who visited Geneva in April 2018 conveyed their desire to implement openIMIS for their 300,000 formal sector members, with a potential extension to their three million members in the […]

May 30

ICT4D Conference

  Xuân-Mai Kempf from the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) presented IMIS (which is the genesis of the openIMIS Initiative) and its implementation in the South-Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo at the ICT4D Conference (8-10 May 2018) in Lusaka, Zambia. In her presentation, Xuân-Mai Kempf provided an overview of […]

May 30

Get Started: New openIMIS Tools

  We are pleased to present our newest milestones in setting up the openIMIS website!   The openIMIS source code is available. If you are a developer, please visit github.com/openimis to download the source code – you’ll be helping revolutionize the management of social protection systems. Join the openIMIS community and benefit from the knowledge […]

February 1

Call for Applications: IT Expert for Social Protection

The GIZ Sector Initiative Social Protection is currently looking for an Expert Information and Communication Technology (ICT).

December 18

Improving health insurance management

Many low- and middle-income countries are working to build up health insurance schemes to protect their populations in case of sudden illness. To professionalise these schemes in a sustainable manner, Swiss TPH has created an Insurance Management Information System (IMIS).

December 6

Digital health and UHC – together towards SDG 3!

This blog post with contributions by the openIMIS-Initiative takes a closer look at the current trends to provide affordable and accessible healthcare for all and the global movement towards Universal Health Coverage (UHC).

April 14

Open source software for social health insurance

Many countries have turned to open source software as a flexible, reliable and low-cost approach to managing their health information systems.