EpiSurveyor: Saving Lives with Open Source

“A couple of weeks ago, I had a sit down conversation with Dr.
Joel Selanikio, creator of the extraordinarily compelling
EpiSurveyor project, which provides software that can be run on
PDAs and phones as an entry point to collect data in areas where
laptops are impractical but paper records are rarely indexed.
Selanikio and his project made a strongly positive impression on
me—too much so, I think, because I’ve been hesitant to write
about EpiSurveyor, feeling like I’d like to do more than simply
write about the project in a short post, but unable to figure out
something more productive…”

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