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Mr. Armand Mpassy-Nzoumba, GNU Solidario representative in Africa, provided a GNU Health Training at the Centre of Medical Research of Franceville (Gabon).
These are some words from Mr. Armand Mpassy-Nzoumba about this great project:
” During the Training of GNU Health we implemented the lab modules of GNU Health. It was done in replacement of of similar software which did no longer met user requirements. The lab team, of about 15 members, was trained. After implementation we noticed a number of improvements including:
- Improved quality of medical lab analyses
- improved process time. It took 3 to 5 days to deliver results. Now results can be delivers the same day
- A full patient database.
- Improved reliability of the software. The previous one did have a number of bigs and required a lot of maintenance
- Improved return on investment thanks to free and open source software … “