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One million reasons to celebrate our amazing community…

Happy 2018! As we enter into OpenMRS’ fourteenth year, I am regularly reminded of the amazing power of community. It’s anywhere you look: from the hundreds of new code contributions to our code base by dozens of new contributors each month, to the hundreds of “helping hand” communications on our forums, to the tireless efforts […]

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OpenMRS Leadership Growth and Spreading the Word

Dear OpenMRS Community, If you hadn’t already noticed, our community is in a period of unparalleled growth and evolution.  I wanted to draw your attention to a couple specific activities, and ask for your input and feedback. Evolving our leadership and governance models At the end of 2014, we held our first annual “OpenMRS Camp” […]

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Ebola: A Call to Action for OpenMRS

Friends, The OpenMRS community has long recognized that in many of the countries where our software is used, the public health system is weak. Over the past several months, the world has been faced with the consequences of this weakness in West Africa, as nations struggle to contain the deadly Ebola virus. Without more effective […]

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Tragedy in Kenya

23 September 2013 Friends, Many of you are already aware that over this past weekend in Kenya, gunmen attacked a shopping center in Nairobi, taking hostages, killing many people, and wounding many more. The many images and stories that have come through the news outlets sadden us all within the OpenMRS community. I hope you’ll […]

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OpenMRS Board Nominations…

As many of you know, we are in the process of forming a non-profit organization to support the continued growth of the OpenMRS community. Given that we all deeply believe that the success of this organization relies upon the contributions of people like you, it’s time to ask for a favor. As I mentioned at […]

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