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Gnu health helping governments fight against ebola and other social diseases

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The slides by Dr Luis Falcon, at MOSS9 Kyoto 2014.

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Gnu health helping governments fight against ebola and other social diseases

  1. 1. MOSS 2014 : Kyoto, Japan 2014 GNU Health : Helping Governments in the Fight against Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0 Ebola and other Social Diseases Dr. Luis Falcon falcon@gnu.org
  2. 2. Functionality Areas : “People before Patients” Person Level Demographics, Socioeconomics, Lifestyle, ... Patient Level Evaluations, Genetics, prescriptions, History, surgeries... Health Center Level Hospitalizations, Finances, Billing, Laboratory, stock ..... Health Government Level Epidemiology, OLAP, reporting GNU Health : The Free Health and Hospital Information System Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0
  3. 3. GNU Health relies on Free Technology Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0
  4. 4. Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0 GNU Health : Modular Design
  5. 5. Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0 Communitary Development Environment Source code, mailing lists, bugs GNU Savannah Localization portal : over 80 languages
  6. 6. Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0 HL7 support - FHIR
  7. 7. Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0 Lab Functionality
  8. 8. Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0 Imaging Functionality PACS server GNU Health Can store the image, metadata or DICOMDIR location
  9. 9. Health Crypto: PKI / Signing / Encrypting Digitally sign documents and medical acts GNU Privacy Guard (GNUPG) Integration Authenticity, accountability & non-repudiation Document validation Electronic prescription Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0
  10. 10. health.gnu.org Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0 Social Diseases
  11. 11. Over 20000 Children die every day Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0 Malnutrition Cholera Drug abuse Prostitution Chagas Tuberculosis Child Labour War Family Violence Kala Azar Malaria HIV Contaminated Water
  12. 12. Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0 Ebola is a Social Disease “Many people have asked me why the outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa is so large, so severe, and so difficult to contain. This questions can be answered with a single word : Poverty” Dr. Margaret Chan Director General WHO, Geneva Source: New England Journal of Medicine, sept 25th, 1014
  13. 13. Saah Exco : The voice to the voiceless Saah Exco, a 10-year-old child victim of EVD in Liberia, surrounded by bystanders, clings for his life. Photo: NBC news Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0
  14. 14. Saah Exco : The voice to the voiceless Samaritan dresses a very sick Saah Exco Photo: NBC news Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0
  15. 15. Saah Exco : The voice to the voiceless Saah Exco dies in solitude Photo: NBC news Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0
  16. 16. health.gnu.org How can GNU Health to help governments in Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0 the fight against social diseases
  17. 17. GNU Health = Public Good = Social Activism Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0 GNU Health is Free Software • Freedom to run the system • Freedom to examine and adapt it to YOUR needs • Freedom to improve it and send your contributions to the benefit community • Freedom to re-distribute the source code
  18. 18. GNU Health: Family & Social Medicine Strong Focus on Primary Care & Family Medicine Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0
  19. 19. GNU Health in the fight against social diseases MDG 6 : Fight HIV, Malaria & Tuberculosis NTD: Fight Neglected Tropical Diseases(Chagas, Dengue... ) Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0
  20. 20. People before Patients “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity” (WHO) GNU Health promotes the proactive Primary Care “System of Health” (people) and moves away from the traditional “System Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0 of Disease” (patients)
  21. 21. Universal Person Identifier Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0 Empowering your Community Socioeconomics Education Level Lifestyle: Sexuality / Physical activity / addictions .. Nutritional status Environmental and Living conditions Medical History ... Family Members and their roles Family Affection / Functionality Level Domiciliary Units conformants Contacts info : Key for quickly locating them in outbreaks Family History / Genetics ... GNU Health promotes transdisciplinary work, and makes the person an active member of the system of health
  22. 22. Operational Sectors & Health Institutions Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0
  23. 23. Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0 Disease Groups
  24. 24. Disease Groups – Tuberculosis Example Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0
  25. 25. Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0 DSS and Automated actions For example, it could automatically notify the Ministry of Health depending on the disease group.
  26. 26. Domiciliary Units Survey example : Chagas Disease Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0
  27. 27. Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0 Georeferencing and Early Warning System Open Street Maps (OSM) & GNU Health Integration
  28. 28. Data aggregation, Reporting and Epidemiology Engine Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0 “Epidemiological Transition”
  29. 29. Government of Jamaica chooses GNU Health Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0
  30. 30. Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0 GNU Health in Jamaica Ministry of Health
  31. 31. 300+ “GNU” Health facilities nation-wide Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0
  32. 32. health.gnu.org Some GNU Health events during the period 2013 - 2014 Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0
  33. 33. health.gnu.org La salud es un DERECHO HUMANO NO NEGOCIABLE Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0 Twitter : @gnuhealth
  34. 34. health.gnu.org La salud es un DERECHO HUMANO NO NEGOCIABLE Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0 Twitter : @gnuhealth
  35. 35. health.gnu.org La salud es un DERECHO HUMANO NO NEGOCIABLE Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0 Twitter : @gnuhealth
  36. 36. health.gnu.org La salud es un DERECHO HUMANO NO NEGOCIABLE Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0 Twitter : @gnuhealth
  37. 37. health.gnu.org La salud es un DERECHO HUMANO NO NEGOCIABLE Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0 Twitter : @gnuhealth
  38. 38. health.gnu.org La salud es un DERECHO HUMANO NO NEGOCIABLE Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0 Twitter : @gnuhealth
  39. 39. health.gnu.org La salud es un DERECHO HUMANO NO NEGOCIABLE Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0 Twitter : @gnuhealth
  40. 40. health.gnu.org La salud es un DERECHO HUMANO NO NEGOCIABLE Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0 Twitter : @gnuhealth
  41. 41. health.gnu.org La salud es un DERECHO HUMANO NO NEGOCIABLE Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0 Twitter : @gnuhealth
  42. 42. health.gnu.org La salud es un DERECHO HUMANO NO NEGOCIABLE Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0 Twitter : @gnuhealth
  43. 43. Killed in Spain by the same who destroyed the public health system Twitter : @gnuhealth Medical Free and Open Source Conference # 9 . Kyoto, Japan – October 11th 2014 Luis Falcon Gnu Solidario . CC-BY- NC-SA 3.0 In Loving Memory Health must remain a NON-NEGOTIABLE RIGHT, for ALL animals

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