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The 7th annual GNU Health Conference (GHCon) will gather free software / open source enthusiasts and developers of health informatics, medical imaging and Libre Health & Hospital Information Systems.

Day 1 (Thursday): XIV International Workshop on eHealth in Emerging Economies (IWEEE). IWEEE is about Social Medicine and trying to improve the lives of the underprivileged, and the workshops will provide the opportunities for open discussions, networking, and sharing of experiences from different organizations around the World.

Day 2 (Friday): GNU Health. In the conference's thematic talks, we’ll present and discuss, among other things, upcoming features, standards, security, mobile applications, and implementation cases. Afterwards, in the evening, we'll announce and honor the winners of the GNU Health Social Medicine awards.

GNU Health is a free software / open source health and hospital information system with strong focus on public health and social medicine. Its functionality includes management of electronic health records and laboratory information management system.

GNU Health is also on Joinup: GNU Health




(From GHCon 2022 Programme, correct as of 24 Oct 2022)


NOV 17 Thursday

10:00 - 10:30 Core team Welcoming Session
10:30 - 11:00 Doug Demaio

The openSUSE project.

11:00 - 11:30 Luis Falcon

The Global Exposome Project.

11:30 - 12:00 Break
12:00 - 12:30 Jorg Wurzer

Volla Phone: A smartphone for our health and for healthcare providers.

12:30 - 13:00 Enric Torrent

Villa Longenia.

13:00 - 13:30 Paula Moreno IT Infrastructure for Medical Technologies and Training.
13:30 - 15:00 Lunch Break
15:00 - 15:30 Alvaro Cerezuela

Cirugía Solidaria.

15:30 - 16:00 Csaba Pintér Visualize and analyze medical images in 3D Slicer.
16:00 - 16:30 Jose Manuel Domenech Cabrera

HIS features and requirements for hospitals at the Canary Islands Healthcare system.

16:30 - 17:00 Break
17:00 - 17:30 Benjamin Alan Jamie

Bringing libre software closer to users through localization (weblate).

17:30 - 18:00 Lina Ceballos (FSFE)

REUSE: Indicating licensing and copyright information has never been easier!.

18:00 - 18:10 Lina Ceballos (FSFE) - Luis Falcón

REUSE compliance award to GNUHealth.

18:10 - 18:40 Leonardo Anselmi

Fondation Franz Weber.

18:40 - 19:00  

Round Table:

* Integrating a Desktop DICOM viewer on GNU/Linux and BSD distributions
* HL7 FHIR in GNU Health and Orthanc
* Status of GNU Health and Orthanc in Europe


NOV 18 Friday

10:00 - 10:30 Sébastien Jodogne Client-side application of deep learning models using WebAssembly (Orthanc).
10:30 - 11:00 Armand Mpassy

GNU Health deployments in the African Continent.

11:00 - 11:30 Axel Braun

Zero-maintenance GNU Health.

11:30 - 12:00 Break
12:00 - 12:30 Brandon Harper

"Hello Sonador AI: A Python library for streamlining the development of medical AI solutions".

12:30 - 13:00 Eligio Alejandro Mariño Garcés

Cloud radiology collaboration using Orthanc: Two use cases at Collective Minds Radiology.

13:00 - 13:30 Gerald Wiese Refining the installation method of GNU Health.
13:30 - 15:00 Lunch Break
15:00 - 15:30 Salim Kanoun

Stone of Orthanc and OHIF as a Moodle DICOM Plugin.

15:30 - 16:00 Juan Ruiz Alzola Open Source for Global and Sustainable Health.
16:00 - 16:30 Alain Mazy

Sharing DICOM studies with Orthanc.

    GNU Health in original version:
16:30 - 17:00 Fernando Sassetti Experiencias en el marco de la Alianza GNU Health entre la Universidad de Entre Ríos y GNU Solidario.
17:00 - 17:30 Raül Pastor / Sergi Almacenas

GNU Health en viviendas tuteladas para la salud mental en Valencia, España (Integrament).

17:30 - 18:00 Luis Falcón

Los beneficios de implementar la Federación GNU Health en los centros y redes de Salud.

18:00 - 18:20  

Lightning talks.

18:20 - 18:50  

Round Table:

* Boosting the adoption of GNU Health and Orthanc in Africa and Latin America
* The GNU Health documentation project
* Delivering GNU Health and Orthanc. Packages, containers, virtual machines..
* Recap of GHCon2022

18:50 - 19:00  

GH Social Medicine Awards.

Physical location
Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria - Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud
Paseo Blas Cabrera Felipe, s/n
35016 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria