[afnog] Google Summer of Code - OpenMRS

Steve Song ssong at idrc.ca
Sun Mar 18 17:26:10 UTC 2007

Hi all,

Please pass share this with anyone you think might have an interest. 
Deadline is short I am afraid, March 24th.

Cheers... Steve

Computer science students, need a summer job?
Have you ever imagined that writing code could save lives?
Why not apply to OpenMRS for the Google Summer of Code 2007?

  * Help develop free, open source software
  * Gain experience by working alongside experienced open source
  * Earn a summer-long stipend so that you can focus on your work
  * Make a difference in the world by helping in the fight against
    HIV/AIDS, TB, and Malaria...

This summer, students around the world have the opportunity to 
participate in an exciting collaboration between OpenMRS 
(http://openmrs.org) and Google, Inc. to further develop an open-source 
medical record system that improves the care of patients with HIV/AIDS, 
TB, and Malaria.  The Google Summer of Code 2007 program provides 
promising student software developers an opportunity to help these 
vulnerable populations by spending their summer vacation writing new 
code that will be used in countries throughout the developing world.

During this twelve week program, successful applicants will work 
directly with assigned mentors to complete their choice of a variety of 
focused development tasks laid out by the OpenMRS collaborative.
Interested?  Visit http://soc2007.openmrs.org or 
http://code.google.com/soc for more information.  Applications are now 
being accepted, the deadline for all submissions is March 24th, 2007.


Steve Song <ssong at idrc.ca>
Manager ICT4D Africa Programs
International Development Research Centre
Tel. +1 613 236 6163 x2268  Mobile: +1 613 302 8233
Skype: steve_l_song

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