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Bika LIMS experts are presenting a 2 week course early August on using Bika LIMS, its systems administration and programming principles. Maximum 5 trainees - book your place now!
The Bika Health Foundation's lemoene Smit, dr. Chris Larsen and experts from Latin America took part in the “Tecnologías de Información, como Herramienta en la Salud e Inclusión Social 2012” conference and workshops, Lima, Peru from 12 to 14 April
The Bika Health Foundation's lemoene Smit and dr. Chris Larsen will be taking part in the “Tecnologías de Información, como Herramienta en la Salud e Inclusión Social 2012” conference, Lima, Peru from 12 to 14 April next week
Bika & GNU Health will be scrutinised by postgraduates and faculty members attending a United Nations University workshop on Open Source health management information systems (HMIS) in resource-limited settings, as part of the collaboration between the United Nations University and GNU Solidario
"Release early, release often" is proving to be a good one - the first Gaob Bika LIMS 3 release egg provided valuable feedback and a 2nd is under way
Bika Health Foundation's Dr Chris Larsen presents a talk 'Addressing the fragile environment of e-health in resource-limited settings' at AfriHealth 2011, Nairobi, Kenya tomorrow. AfriHealth brings together researchers, medical practitioners and information technology personnel to share information on the use of ICT to improve healthcare in Africa and the practical mobilisation of healthcare projects
A master’s thesis using Inkosi Bika LIMS, “Information Management in the Molecular Biology Lab: Wiki and LIMS” was successfully completed by Jascha Silbermann at the Research unit for Molecular Biology and Functional Genomics at TH Wildau University of Applied Sciences. Bika LIMS has thus far been perceived mainly as leading Open Source chemistry LIMS with applications in agriculture, food and beverages, environmental monitoring and water quality management.
The South African Wine Laboratory Association, SAWLA, over a period of months, sponsored a number of incremental improvements and new features to Interlab, Bika's web based LIMS for inter-laboratory proficiency testing. These are bundled in this release
Inkosi Bika LIMS 2.3.2 is available for download and features a number of enhancements and performance improvements aggregated from customisations sponsored by Bika clients and ongoing research and development
Lemoene presented Health, Bika's LIMS for public health laboratories, on behalf of the Bika Health Foundation at the 3rd International Workshop for e-Health in Emerging Economies, Luxembourg, 6 April, in a talk "Open Source laboratory management in resource-poor settings"
In another big contribution from the Bika LIMS Open Source community, Jascha Silberman of the TH Wildau University of Applied Sciences, developed an Ubuntu installer for Inkosi LIMS and made it available for free on the General Public License
The Bika team is proud to announce that Dr. Chris Larsen accepted an invitation to become a member of the Bika Health Foundation and we are looking forward to his continued contributions towards the Foundation's goal of sustainable LIMS in public health laboratories at resource-poor clinics
In a recent talk titled “Strengthening Trough the Development of Laboratory Information Systems”, Dr. Christoph H. Larsen presented Bika's LIMS for public health and clinical laboratories to the Caribbean Cytometry & Analytical Society (CCAS), the Caribbean HIV/AIDS Training Network (CHART) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at their 2nd Joint Meeting in Barbados under the banner “Cost Effective Management and Quality Laboratory Monitoring of Individuals with HIV and Coinfection with TB”
Bika Lab Systems' June 2010 newsletter
The surge in Bika downloads continues with near 10 000 the past year
The Perishable Export Control Board goes live with Plone 3 and Event management by Bika CMS
New Bika Inkosi LIMS release is available for download and our on-line demonstration installation updated
A project to pilot Bika Health 0.2 interfaced to OpenERP and EMR Medical on a project at the University Hospital in Paramaribo, Suriname has been started
Following a pre-meeting 'hackathon', a Bika Health HL7 OpenMRS interface was successfully demonstrated at the 4th annual OpenMRS implementers meeting in Cape Town