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Coded in Country and local software development

From: Katrin Verclas <katrin@mobileactive.org>
Date: Sun, 11 Jul 2010 14:43:55 -0400
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Cc: "public-mw4d@w3.org Group" <public-mw4d@w3.org>, Mobiles and Development <mdevelopment@dgroups.org>, neal lesh <neal.lesh@gmail.com>
Hi all -- you might want to check out a new post by Neal Lesh from D- 
Tree on Coded in Country - an initiative aimed at ensuring that tech/ 
aid projects build local capacity - Beware the Foreign Expert: http://www.open-mobile.org/news/beware-foreign-expert 
  .

Also, in the same vain there is an online panel on July 19th focusing  
on local tech capacity in development.  Details are below!

GHDonline.org is pleased to host its second Health IT Expert Panel

“Local Software Development for Global eHealth.”

July 19-30, 2010

Join the members and moderators of the Health IT online community in  
discussing in-country coding and the development of local eHealth  
capacity.

With panel moderators:
Ahmed Mohammed Maawy, DataDyne
Melissa Louden, University of Cape Town

And panelists:
Jacob Mtalitinya, ITIDO, Tanzania.
William Aviles Monterrey, Sustainable Sciences Institute, Nicaragua.
Lim Chanmann, InSTEDD iLab, Cambodia.
Ali Habib, Interactive Research and Development, Pakistan.

Sign up is here: http://www.ghdonline.org/tech/

Regards,

Katrin


Katrin Verclas
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