tectonic: Pharmacy System Using Ubuntu to Fight AIDS
Mar 19, 2007, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
"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. Initially distributed only as software, it was
generally implemented on machines using Windows. Due to issues of
reliability and security, Cell-Life have created iDART-in-a-box,
which is a complete system running on Ubuntu Linux.
"Initiated in 2004 as a partnership between Cell-Life and the
Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation, iDART is currently used at five
different sites around South Africa and over 8 500 HIV+ patients
receive their ARV drugs through iDART..."