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Upgrade (at last!) May 28, 2013

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We have finally completed a much-delayed upgrade of Mediawiki, the software that runs This means that we are now able to embed video and maps on our webpages using the Maps and EmbedVideo extensions.

I am especially excited about our ability to integrate maps such as this one on community health projects in India. The maps application comes with an in-built editor that registered users can use to create custom maps over here.


Brainstorming meet at HSR Symposium in Montreux, Switzerland November 15, 2010

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A few of us attending the First Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Montreux, Switzerland thought it might be a good idea to sit down and talk a little about the project. We will me meeting at the ITM Emerging Voices stall in the marketplace over lunch (12.45pm to 1.15pm) on Wednesday, 17 November 2010. Click here to download the flyer.


A quick tour of content on February 21, 2010

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Offline forms for the internet challenged January 21, 2010

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One of the problems we have faced in the past is that many people do want to contribute content to the wiki but are hesitant to sign up and start editing. To overcome this we have created to forms which allow the collection of information on individuals and organisations that need to be profiled. You can download the forms from the links below, fill them up and mail them to and I will convert them into wiki articles.

Download biogrphical profile form.

Download organisation profile form. on Facebook

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We now have a fan page on Facebook. Do join up.


What is January 20, 2010

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After a fair lot of practice explaining the project to a variety of audiences, I have created a presentation that summarizes the basic analysis that led to the creation of the project, gives a snapshot of its current status and suggest future direction the project could take.


New history section on December 12, 2009

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Explore the history of community health and public health in India from the 18th century to the 21st century. Find out about the people, projects and organisations that were part of India’s health journey at the new history section on