Erste Thin-Clients-Testing-Session

26/04/2007

Auch für unsere FreiOSS Mitglieder ist Freizeit ein knappes und kostbares Gut. Dennoch opferten gestern Abend einige Mitglieder ihre Freizeit um die erste Ladung der gespendeten PCs und Monitore zu testen. Sie hatten viel Spaß beim Zusammenbauen und anschließendem Test. Danach wurden die Thin-Clients mit dem Terminal-Server verbunden um die Funktionalität sicherzustellen.

Am Ende konnte das erfolgreiche Team auf ca. 30 überprüfte Maschinen und zahlreiche Monitore blicken. Thank you folks for helping us.

Supported Hospitals

04/11/2007

Amana Hospital (Mother and child unit)
Amana Hospital serves a population of 637,573, and sees 700-1000 patients a day for  outpatients; It is the only main hospital which serves in  Ilala Municipal ( one of the three municipals of Dar Es salaam City). There is a special  requirement need to organize, efficiently and effectively information in the department of Mother and Children unit in this Hospital.
Computer based patient records have long been as a goal of health care informatics, but the reality has proved elusive. The requirement is easily stated:
To provide the right information, to the right person, at the right place, at the right time, efficiently and safely for the proper database.
By estimate more than 30% of hospital staff time is spent collecting data and using information, yet the quality of data being collected is a cause of concern. 

Infectious Disease Centre  Hospital (IDC)
This is the only specialized ASRH site in Dar es salaam among 56 existing public health delivery point in the country. The centre had never had computer before despite its importance and potentiality to serve the public in particular to young population suffering STDs and the community at large with infectious diseases.

Supported Schools

04/02/2007

Tanzania Faces a skills shortage in ICT, and somewhere along the way the rot sets in, so that only a small fraction of country’s Computer and Information Technologies graduates are female, which means that an enormous number of skilled jobs are closed to girls when they leave school, and the E-skills industries, in turn are finding it hard to get people of the right caliber.

This has serious implications for the country’s long-term technological capability. ICT Penetration in this girl’s school offers a window of opportunity for girls and young learners in general and for improving education systems as a whole.
 
Girls School proposed for ICT equipment.

Jangwani Secondary School ( Girls Secondary School)
A Girls secondary school in Central Dar es Salaam city with more than 2500 Student population learning at the school. The Schools really in need of ICT equipment for the students.
 
Kowak Secondary School (Girls Secondary School)
This a seconday school in the nortthen Tanzaniain Mara region. It caters for girls only. the schoool is a privately owned and manged by the community in the remote area about 2500 KM from Dar Es Salaam. the performance of the school is quite impressing despite extremely poor infrastructure, lack of teaching materials and equipment, Basic needs and books including technology equipment such as computers for students learning. lucky enough the school has electricity power.
 
Dr Didas Secondary School
This is a co-education secndary school in the sub-suburb of Dar es Salaam in the area known as Chanika. the school highly serves the surrounding community and plans further expansion to be come a a development centre for the surrounding community.