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CHIRAD sponsoring Barcamp Africa UK PDF Print E-mail
Written by Peter   
Thursday, 10 September 2009

CHIRAD and CHIRAD Africa will be sponsoring Barcamp Africa UK, to be held in London on 07 November, 2009.

See further information here later once it is on the Barcamp site.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 10 September 2009 )
CHIRAD changes, September 2009 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Peter   
Thursday, 10 September 2009

CHIRAD is changing and its administrative centre will be moving. We will provide further updates soon.

Prof. Graham Wright now works at Walter Sisulu University, Mthatha, South Africa and lives in South Africa; Dr Helen Betts will be moving there soon.

We will be discussing the changes with CHIRAD Fellow and Members first, and then will publicise the nature of the changes.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 10 September 2009 )
Welcome to CHIRAD.ORG - the CHIRAD portal PDF Print E-mail
Written by Web Master   
Thursday, 10 September 2009

CHIRAD.ORG - the CHIRAD portal

CHIRAD changes - CHIRAD is changing and moving. Watch out for updates.

 CHIRAD is the Centre for Health Informatics Research and Development.

Our aim is to provide an environment for the development of Health Informatics as an academic subject. CHIRAD is a company limited by guarantee that is a non-for-profit organisation. It is probably the first virtual R&D centre for Health Informatics.

CHIRAD is proud to be an Academic Institutional member of IMIA, the International Medical Informatics Association (, and is the first Institutional member of EFMI, the European Federation for Medical Informatics (

This site will be the portal to the other CHIRAD websites.

Contacting CHIRAD

For general enquiries about CHIRAD, email: Prof. Graham Wright - This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Site development by: Peter Murray

CHIRAD's websites

For more information on CHIRAD's activities, see our other websites:

the CHIRAD portal for free/libre and open source software is at

the CHIRAD education portal is at

the CHIRAD in South Africa portal is at

the CHIRAD resources site for Fellows and Members is at

the CHIRAD blog is at


Conference presentations by CHIRAD members will be added in the chirad@ presentations section

CHIRAD also maintains the website of the IMIA Open Source Working Group -

10 September, 2009  Dr Peter J. Murray, webspinner

Last Updated ( Thursday, 10 September 2009 )
CHIRAD's Big Issues PDF Print E-mail
Written by Peter   
Tuesday, 01 May 2007

CHIRAD's new 'Big Issues' series has started. Hosted on the CHIRAD.ORG.UK site, the 'Big Issues' papers will be an occasional series exploring a wide variety of issues. Each will have an associated discussion forum.

The first in the series is on SNOMED CT, and appears here >>> 

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 01 May 2007 )
CHIRAD.NET launched PDF Print E-mail
Written by Peter   
Tuesday, 01 May 2007

CHIRAD.NET is the latest online resource to be established by CHIRAD. It is designed to serve as a resource and set of services and toold for CHIRAD Fellows and Members, for collaborative work, and for testing out new tools and applications.

CHIRAD.NET runs on Google Apps for Domains, and we are tsting out the various functions, applications, etc. that are included in the package. At present, it is a 'work in progress' and, as with many other CHIRAD activities, 'in perpetual beta'. 


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